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The publicans’ party?

I WORK in the voluntary sector with people who have disabilities and I cannot believe the attack that the state has made on them in the budget.

I eagerly await the knock on the door by my so-called political representatives when they are looking for my vote. What I can’t get over is how this failed Government (I am including the Green party as well), having lowered the drink/drive limit, now makes alcohol cheaper to buy even though research has shown the relationship between alcohol and crime, as well as social and domestic violence and sexual assault.

Fianna Fáil, rueing its cohabitation with property developers, now seems to be cosying up to its original partner.

Can we once again call it “The Publican Party”?

Ciarán de Baróid

Gleann Na Creabhar

Riversfield Estate


Co Cork


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