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"Who is he?" leaflet from Naoise Ó Muirí -Fine Gael -Dublin Bay North

An eyecatching leaflet from Cllr Naoise Ó Muirí of Fine Gael who was recently selected to run for the party in Dublin Bay North at the next General Election.
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Low Pay Commission: Two sides of one coin

The Low Pay Commission today recommended that the Government raises the minimum wage in Ireland to €9.15.

This change would mark a 50 cent increase on the current minimum wage and would see the lowest paid employees working 40 hour weeks getting €20 extra per week. 246 more words

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The truth on "Law permitting water charges to be taken from wages and welfare" #Not1Pipe #IrishWater #Aug29

Recent press headlines have connected the recent “Civil Debt (Procedures) Bill 2015″ with the water charges and have tried to give off the impression that somehow, magically, deductions can be made from a person’s earnings or social welfare. 1,038 more words

From 1937 lyrics to "The Good Ship Fine Gael" An Election Ballad

From 1937 lyrics to “The Good Ship Fine Gael”An Election Ballad sung to the tune of “The Glen of Aherlow
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The inevitability of Fianna Gael

I’ve never been one for centenary’s or remembrances. The fact that something happened a hundred years ago doesn’t make me interested in it,but unfortunately, we cant get away from it, in 2016 there will be endless media coverage of the 1916 rebellion, not a topic I particularly liked in history class but if there’s one thing the news media enjoy its attempting to bring relevance to the irrelevant. 1,213 more words

Fitzpatrick and O'Dowd to represent Fine Gael in next General Election in Louth/East Meath

Sitting TDs Peter Fitzpatrick and Fergus O’Dowd have been, as expected, selected to represent Fine Gael in the next General Election in the Louth/East Meath constituency. 107 more words

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Auction politics of Fine Gael will blow our recovery

We are still a year away from the next general election and yet we are now seeing serious evidence of auction policies, exactly of the sort that has got us into trouble so many times before, in the late 1970s, the 1980s and then most notoriously in the later years of the Celtic Tiger. 1,312 more words

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