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Time To Tackle Renting in Ireland

Every day radio shows and newspapers carry more evidence of our latest crisis. It’s plain to see; rent prices around the country are skyrocketing, accommodation standards are slipping and unfortunately for many, a total lack of housing is resulting in … Continue reading

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Government Must Take These 4 Steps on Property Tax Now

Currently, the property tax is set in relation to the value of a property. This measure was introduced by Fine Gael last year with no consideration of people’s ability to pay. With Ireland once more heading up countries globally in … Continue reading

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Fianna Fáil Set Out Energy Policy

Today Fianna Fáil party spokesman on Energy, Michael Moynihan, outlined the party’s energy policy. This is the culmination of much work and consultation over the past few months. It builds on some of the measures which the party introduced a … Continue reading

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Power Calls on Kildare County Council to Work More Closely with IDA

At last week’s council meeting I called on the new CEO of Kildare County Council, Peter Carey to make working with the IDA in encouraging more site visits to the county one of his top priorities. One of the roles … Continue reading

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Fianna Fáil Proposal Will Drive Down Costs for Clubs

This week, Fianna Fáil will be setting out a new proposal which could see sports clubs that have a licensed bar on their premises benefit from reduced commercial rates. At present, clubs that have a bar are being charged commercial … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Vote NO to Seanad Abolition

The polls are now open for voting in the Seanad Abolition Referendum, and will remain open until 10pm this evening. If you need a reminder of why this vote is so important, take a look at the following five reasons to Vote No … Continue reading

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Micheál Martin criticises Government policies in Ard Fheis speech

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called for a €4bn investment in the capital programme from the National Pension Reserve fund and pension funds. In his presidential address to his party’s Ard Fheis in the RDS in Dublin, Mr Martin … Continue reading

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Laura Reid: More female voices are needed in Irish politics to tackle societal imbalances

THE BALLOT TOMORROW at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis will be the first time I’ve ever put myself forward for an election. I’m equally nervous as I am excited. The election, which is contested nationally, is to become a member … Continue reading

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