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Posts tagged "32nd Dail"
There are Reasons to be Optimistic

There are Reasons to be Optimistic

Most people seem pretty depressed about this new Dail. But there’s cause for optimism, if you look a little closer. Let’s get the two big concerns out of the way. First, it’s unstable. Fianna Fail will only ‘facilitate’ Fine Gael in government if they have the support of at least 58 TDs. Right now they...
What's Next for the Social Democrats?

What’s Next for the Social Democrats?

Earlier today I had a chat with Pat Kenny about what the next Dail term holds for the Social Democrats, the location of the new children’s hospital and plans for the health service. You can listen back here:
A Cobbled- Together Collection of Wish Lists

A Cobbled- Together Collection of Wish Lists

The Programme for Government contains many worthwhile initiatives that we would like to see come to fruition but there are also problems with the lofty and often vague plans as to how to deliver on the promises and also some glaring gaps – there is nothing regarding Higher Education funding for example. The Taoiseach himself...