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Stormont Establishment Driving Up The Cost Of Living
Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín TD and Aontú Deputy Leader Cllr Denise Mullen have criticised the Stormont Establishment for driving up the cost of living, increasing poverty and inequality, and with [...]

By Aontú Press | 14 September, 2021

Simon Coveney Must Meet with the Representatives of Women of Honour – Tóibín
I have huge respect for the bravery of these women. These women are in the service of the state. Often putting their lives at risk for us. Yet, decades of [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 September, 2021

Fine Gael Oppose Aontú Cllr Emer Tóibín's Motion on Nursing Home Enquiry at Meath County Council
Fine Gael councillors spoke out against and voted to amend a motion brought before Meath County Council this week by Aontú Councillor Emer Tóibín which sought a public investigation into [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 September, 2021

Constituency Assistant Role Available
Aontú Leader, Peadar Tóibín TD seeks a person to work as Constituency Assistant in the Aontú office in the Trim/Navan area. This is a full time role. We are also seeking [...]

By Aontú Press | 9 September, 2021

There needs to be a return to 100% audience capacity for live music events now - Tóibín
  Aontú Leader and former Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Culture and the Gaeltact  Peadar Tóibín TD has called for the government to facilitate 100% audience capacity for live music [...]

By Aontú Press | 9 September, 2021

#ZapponeGate, Where Cronyism, Entitlement And Incompetence Meet - Tóibín
  Responding to the latest #ZapponeGate revelations, Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has said that the position of the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is untenable. He stated   An Teachta Tóibín: [...]

By Aontú Press | 2 September, 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.