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The Constitution is clear – our homes are inviolable

The Constitution is clear – our homes are inviolable

The Independent August 16 2020 In Ireland we have a written Constitution in which certain fundamental human rights are set out in black and white. One of those relates to the home. Put very simply, the Constitution guarantees the home as ‘inviolable’. ‘Inviolable’ means ‘never to be broken, infringed or dishonoured’. We grant a near-spiritual…

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Debt law will allow mouse to scare cat

Debt law will allow mouse to scare cat

The Independent July 7 2013 We need to rid ourselves of the stigma of bankruptcy in this country, writes Vincent P Martin THERE are tens of thousands of ordinary families in Ireland who, without a Nama or a bailout, are forced to bear the full brunt of the madness of crazy developers or bankers. That…

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