Is it a sacking offence, it would be different if he was justice or transport minister, if it was a person who had a driving ba for excess speed or careless driving, would it be sacking offence.TAOISEACH Micheál Martin has said he is ‘disappointed’ that he was only told yesterday about a driving ban served to new government minister Barry Cowen four years ago. The new Minister…www.thesun.ie
"In a statement to RTÉ News, Mr Martin said he was first made aware of the issue yesterday afternoon.
He said: "I have spoken to Minister Cowen and I accept that his remorse about this incident is genuine.
"I am disappointed that I learned about it in this way and have made that clear to him."
Barry pulls the wool over MeHole's head and frankly almost dares him to give him the sack, very hard to believe this was kept quiet for so long.
Are you seriously suggesting that drunk driving is not a major issue?Is it a sacking offence, it would be different if he was justice or transport minister, if it was a person who had a driving ba for excess speed or careless driving, would it be sacking offence.
Would also be interesting to establish if, and by whom, he was accompanied whule driving on a provisional li.cenceIt would be interesting if a journalist requested expenses claimed by Barry Cowen during 2016 and whether he claimed fuel expenses during the period he was off the road.