I have been onto An Post and received written confirmation that there will be no closure of any post offices in North Wicklow. They have told me that there is a long term plan to group postal sorting staff in Read More >
The Government has published its Legislative Agenda for Spring 2013 and claims job creation and reducing unemployment is the priority. The department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation will be working on The Industrial Development (Micro-Enterprise & Small Business) Bill and Read More >
This article was originally printed in the Sunday Independent on November 25, 2012. You can read the original version here. Or you can just read it below. Cloak and dagger farce of a Budget breeds fear In 10 days, Ministers Read More >
Below is a piece I wrote for Thejournal.ie on what I did last week when the Dáil wasn’t in session. The perception is that TDs get lots of time off. And while it’s true that there are plenty of weeks Read More >
Yesterday at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, I talked to Richie Boucher, Bank of Ireland Chief Executive. The first nine minutes illustrate the bank’s attitude to the committee, from nine minutes and ten seconds onwards Read More >
I gave a speech today on the state of the economy and called on the government to perform a cost benefit analysis and a poverty impact assessment of the Budget, ahead of time. You can see it here.