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People should protest about TV licence is spent by RTÉ

I seem to be living in a confused country.

There is— almost literally— war on the streets over the water tax. Yet the TV tax is now exactly the same amount of money and if you complain about that people think you’re a little odd.

Plus there’s silence from both right and left on the merit of a state-owned, hugely subsidised and inefficient broadcaster charging people €160 for a service that’s far less important to life and health.

Whether you agree with the water tax or not, it’s hard to disagree that you’ll get a lot more value from the water tax than you do from the TV tax

Hugh Sheehy

Marine Drive,

Dublin 4


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