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THATSFARMING.COM: Bill which would scrap 30-month rule moves through Dáil
The Equitable Beef Pricing Bill, if enacted, would ban the below-cost sale of beef, ensuring that farmers make at least a break-even price for their produce, according to Tóibín. A bill, [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

IRISH INDEPENDENT: Bill to stop below cost selling of beef introduced in Dail
A bill aimed at preventing below cost sale of beef has made its way through the first stages of the Dail. The “Equitable Beef Pricing Bill” was introduced by Aontu leader [...]

By Aontú Press | 17 September, 2020

CATHOLIC UNIVERSE: Aontú will oppose Assisted Suicide Bill, says Peadar Tóibín
Link to Original Article on the Catholic Universe - Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has called for an honest, open and fair debate on the Assisted Suicide [...]

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 one point one 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.