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Councils, TDs & Senators fail the Citizens

Oireachtas Members Disgrace Themselves! The statement released tonight by independent members of the Oireachtas reveals the sorry state of our democratic processes – does individual responsibility even exist? Just 19 independent TDs and Senators met and they have adopted a collective cop-out, none taking individual responsibility for their lack of action. There and sins committed […]

Jobs for Disabled People?

The following is the text of a letter addressed to both the City and County Sheriff in Cork asking that positive discrimination towards people with disabilities be applied to the employment of staff for the coming Presidential Election. Addressed to both the City and County Sheriff, who act as Returning Officer in elections. I have […]

Electoral Process for President of Ireland is Undemocratic

Cork County Council will facilitate the Nomination of an Independent Candidate in the Presidential Election In an effort to ensure some level of democracy in regards to the election of a new President Cllr Ó Cadhla made a proposal to the public meeting on July 23rd. Here is the Notice of Motion and the reply […]

Mattie McGrath did an interesting thing

Last week, in the final days of nominations for the Presidential election an interesting thing happened in South Tipperary.  Mattie McGrath TD went back to his constituency to get a decision on how he should vote on the question of whether he would nominate David Norris or not. Of course McGrath did not mean he […]