Dáil debates

Thursday, 23 June 2005

3:00 pm

Photo of Michael McDowellMichael McDowell (Dublin South East, Progressive Democrats)

I will give the Deputy a Delphic reply to his last question: watch this space. With regard to funding, I have never known the media interests in Ireland to have an unwillingness to fund an independent press council. They could not reasonably expect the State to fund a press council which was genuinely independent and not accountable to the taxpayer. That is not a runner.


No comments

Log in or join to post a public comment.