23 Jan '14, 8pm
The current debacle in Mosney was rightly declared by the Free Legal Advice Centre to be "an accident waiting to happen", but it also brings up some other, wider issues. In fact, the whole debate about refugees/asylum seekers, or whatever you want to call them, is a boil that needs to be lanced. Indeed, the debate has become completely poisoned by professional Left-wing advocates who immediately denounce anyone with a dissenting voice as a racist. This reached the height of wicked stupidity when the Immigrant Council of Ireland actually went to the police and tried to have Kevin Myers prosecuted because he had written a piece about Africa that they didn't like. This is the country we now live in, where government-funded groups would have journalists arrested on the grounds that they said something that didn't fit their ideology. And because of this Stalinist urge to purge ...