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A postponement of Reopening is a Failure of Government Policy - Tóibín
Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín TD has stated that any postponement of reopening society on the 22nd of October is a failure of Government policy. “Government Ministers are busy preparing people for [...]

By Aontú Press | 15 October, 2021

"Extending Vaccine Passes for Indoor Hospitality would be a kick in the Teeth for the Sector" - Tóibín
Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD has warned against any extension to the current discriminatory Covid-19 vaccine pass requirement for indoor dining. He was speaking after the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar suggested [...]

By Aontú Press | 14 October, 2021

Aontú Select Cllr Emmet Doyle as Candidate for Foyle in Assembly Elections
  Aontú has selected Derry Cllr Emmet Doyle as their candidate for Foyle in the next Assembly Elections, a target constituency for the party as we aim to challenge the Stormont [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 October, 2021

Cllr Sarah O'Reilly: Fianna Fáil/Fine Gael Budget Once Again Hits Rural Ireland
Fianna Fáil/Fine Gael Budget Once Again Hits Rural Ireland (12/10/2021)   Responding to Budget 2022, Aontú Cllr for Cavan Sarah O’Reilly has criticised how Rural Ireland once again takes the hit on Budget [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 October, 2021

GEMMA BROLLY: After protesting for Civil Rights for Decades Sinn Féin & SDLP Vote Against the Civil Right to Protest.
After protesting for Civil Rights for Decades Sinn Féin & SDLP Vote Against the Civil Right to Protest.   (13/10/2021)   Responding to last night's Stormont vote to target the right to protest, Aontú [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 October, 2021

Budget shows that the Government Does Not Understand the Magnitude of the Crisis Engulfing the ‘Have Nots’ in Ireland
Budget shows that the Government Does Not Understand the Magnitude of the Crisis Engulfing the ‘Have Nots’ in Ireland   Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín stated “the Government still does not understand the [...]

By Aontú Press | 12 October, 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.




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