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Blindsided Taoiseach Must Reverse Insider Zappone Appointment with Transparent Recruitment Process. - Tóibín
Responding to the Taoiseach being blindsided by the nomination of Katherine Zappone to a lucrative UN position, Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has called for the Taoiseach [...]

By Aontú Press | 28 July, 2021

Zappone’s Appointment Smacks of a Government of Insiders, for Insiders, by Insiders. - Tóibín
Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín TD has called on the Táiniste Leo Varadkar to answer questions in relation to the appointment of former Minister Zapppone to the position of Special Envoy [...]

By Aontú Press | 27 July, 2021

Over A Barrel Hospitality Sector Being Put In A Very Difficult Situation
Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has spoken out against the pressure that the  government is putting on the Hospitality Sectors, as 25% of the Hospitality Sector decide [...]

By Aontú Press | 26 July, 2021

Hospitality Guessing Game Continues - Tóibín
Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has criticised the ongoing crisis faced by the indoor dining and the hospitality sector and has raised whether concerns over the long-term [...]

By Aontú Press | 22 July, 2021

London in Collaboration With SF and SDLP Seeking to Force Abortion On The North - Cllr Denise Mullen
Responding to the latest Abortion overreach by Brandon Lewis, Aontú Deputy Leader & Cllr for Mid Ulster, Denise Mullen, has slammed this undemocratic imposition of abortion extremism on the North [...]

By Aontú Press | 22 July, 2021

“Minister Confirms Rodents in Direct Provision Centres, Slugs in Food” – Tóibín
The Minister for Children, Roderic O’Gorman, has confirmed to Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín that a slug was found within food served at a direct provision centre last month and that [...]

By Aontú Press | 21 July, 2021

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.