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GRIPT: 3 Taoisigh Have Ignored Requests to Meet with Victims and Survivors of the Glenanne Gang
Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín has revealed that he has asked three separate Taoisigh over a period of 5 years to meet with victims and survivors of the notorious Glenanne Gang. [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

IRISH NEWS: Long past the time for Ireland to be entirely independent of Britain
Link to the original article - https://www.irishnews.com/opinion/letterstotheeditor/2020/09/17/news/westminster-regulations-and-guidance-run-counter-to-newton-s-assertion-2068871/ The dangerous and reckless tactics of the Tory government are simply history repeating itself. The most surprising thing is that people are surprised. Ireland [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

CONNAUGHT TELEGRAPH: Taoiseach taken to task for remarks over buses for medical treatment in North
AONTÚ representative for Mayo, Paul Lawless, has hit out at Taoiseach Micheál Martin over remarks he made in the Dáil regarding the EU cross border directive. Independent TD for Cork, Deputy [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

NEWSLETTER: Aontú: To legalise assisted dying would send out the wrong signal on suicide
Link to the original article - https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/aontu-legalise-assisted-dying-would-send-out-wrong-signal-suicide-2972733 We need a an honest, open and fair debate on the Assisted Suicide Bill that is before the Dáil. This is an enormously difficult issue [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

MIDLANDS 103: Aontú Critical Of Dáil Procedure During Potential Covid Case In Cabinet
Listen back - https://www.midlands103.com/news/midlands-news/aontu-critical-of-dail-procedure-during-potential-covid-case-in-cabinet/ The Health Minister has tested negative for Covid-19. Stephen Donnelly started to feel sick yesterday afternoon and was tested for the virus. He confirmed last night his result was [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

IRISH TIMES: Calls for ‘recognition, respect and support’ of taxi sector
Link to the Original Article - https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/calls-for-recognition-respect-and-support-of-taxi-sector-1.4356294 The “cosseted political class” and the Dáil suspension debacle were compared with the plight of taxi drivers during a debate calling for a comprehensive [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020



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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