LETTERS

Kenny does not inspire us

Shortly after the last general election, our Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, made the statement: ”Paddy likes to know the truth”.

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Landlord taxation and low rent supplements must be addressed quickly

Supply is the issue that needs to be addressed if we are to solve the housing crisis. 

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Put unclaimed Lotto funds to work in the community

During the week, someone failed to cash in their winning Lotto ticket...it could happen to you!

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Fine Gael’s financial speak designed to confuse

Fine Gael were on record on their Facebook page and elsewhere as ridiculing Sinn Féin for proposing to raise taxes on those earning €100,000 or more.

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Patrick Coveney couldn’t imagine what it’s like to live on an average income

Patrick Coveney is correct. Many, if not most, have been left behind in the ‘recovery’.

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We should be tackling banker and political pensions

Will there be any consequences for those responsible for all the austerity measures inflicted on us taxpayers ?

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We’re versed in home economics

There is no doubt that Enda Kenny’s credibility suffered a battering when he and his colleagues failed initially to distance themselves from the possibility of seeking the support of the discredited Michael Lowry in forming the next government if such a situation arose.

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Six Oireachtas members had to refund €5,176

I refer to Mr FitzGerald’s letter of February 11 in relation to receipts for the expenses of members of the Oireachtas.

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Only we can speak up for our defenceless, maltreated animals

As the election draws near, let’s not forget those who have no political voice and no vote. Gandhi said: “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

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1916 Letter: Events offer a glorification of war

With the abundance of Irish Government sponsored 1916 anniversary events, is the nation being ‘sold a pup’, including the wrongness of setting up children to participate in pageants with men and woman in military regalia, members of organisations programmed to kill?

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