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Liam Coughlan

Liam Coughlan’s Priorities:

FAIRER PROPERTY TAX
COUNCIL TO BUILD MORE HOUSES
MAXIMUM 4-STOREY BUILDINGS NEAR EXISTING HOUSES
SHUTTLE BUS LINKS TO LUAS
INCREASED ANTI-LITTER MEASURES
SCHOOLS NOT TO BE FORCED TO TEACH A CURRICULUM THAT CONFLICTS WITH THEIR ETHOS AND VALUES
MORE PLAYING PITCHES FOR LOCAL CLUBS
CRIME AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR
BETTER ‘FAIR DEAL’ FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Liam Coughlan is a civil engineer by profession. He spent over 25 years working in a senior capacity for the four Dublin Local Authorities, including Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Because of this he has considerable knowledge of the inner workings of the Council and is ideally placed to ensure that the needs of constituents and communities are met and delivered in a timely manner.

Liam has always given freely of his time for the betterment of others. He is a lifelong active member of his local GAA Club and is currently engaged by Croke Park as a volunteer Club Plan Facilitator. Liam is also a member of the Finsbury Park Residents Association and has a proven track record in organising and lobbying on behalf of residents.

 

The Irish political system is radically broken



In Ireland the vast majority of elected representatives put a finger in the air to check which way the political wind is blowing. They have one eye on their leaders – seeking brownie points – and another eye keeping their seat safe. If elected reps shut up and do as they’re told, they are promoted; if they stand up for what they believe in, they are demoted. No wonder we have the political class we have. No wonder a half a billion euro is being buried in a hole under the National Children’s Hospital and that Stormont is in stalemate.



Throughout Ireland, many people are now afraid to say what they feel, many are afraid to respectfully engage on a range of different topics. Many feel there is a new censorship and a new political correctness in Ireland, that opposition to the establishment is being deleted.



Respectful opposition is not the enemy. Respectful opposition is a critical element of a functional democracy. Aontú will have the backbone to stand up, without fear, for you.




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