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Where Will Nursing Home Residents Go as Nursing Homes Leave Fair Deal - Tóibín
Speaking in the Dáil on the crisis enveloping the Nursing Home Sector, Aontú leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín stated; “There is a massive crisis emerging in the nursing home [...]

By Aontú Press | 2 June, 2023

The Abortion Review is Full of Discrepancies and Research Key Gaps -Tóibín
Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has called for the Government to constitute a full specific Oireachtas Committee to analyse the Abortion Review. An Teachta Tóibín stated:   “We are [...]

By Aontú Press | 31 May, 2023

"Homeless Figures Today are Equivalent to the Population of Castlebar " - Tóibín
The Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD has said that the number of people homeless in Ireland today equates to the population of the town of Castlebar. He said the multitude [...]

By Aontú Press | 30 May, 2023

No Money Yet Paid Out to Communities as Part of Integration Plans
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has confirmed to the Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín TD that none of the €50 million community recognition fund, which was aimed [...]

By Aontú Press | 30 May, 2023

Only 15% of Migrants in Receipt of a Deportation Order are Confirmed to Have Deported. – Tóibín
Speaking today on receipt of information from the Minister for Justice Simon Harris, Aontú leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín stated:   “The manner in how the government has handled the [...]

By Aontú Press | 30 May, 2023

“Emergency Intervention Needed In Ambulance Crisis" – Kealy
Aontú Representative Becky Kealy has raised concern regarding information released to Aontú showing declining National Ambulance Service. -       Cork North West Constituency is serviced by 10 ambulance stations -       Stations in Clonakilty, Fermoy, Kanturk, [...]

By Aontú Press | 30 May, 2023

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.