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Questions over Martin Frasers Ambassadorial appointment Asked in the Dáil today. - Tóibín
Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has stated that questions he has asked in written format or from the floor of the Dáil today of the Minister for [...]

By Aontú Press | 23 June, 2022

Cost of Fuel could leave some motability car users housebound - Doyle
Aontú Cllr for Ballyarnett Emmet Doyle has said the current cost of living crisis is forcing some Motability car users to consider handing back their vehicles as they can no [...]

By Aontú Press | 23 June, 2022

Government Childcare Plan is a threat to Hundreds of ECCE Facilities. – Tóibín
As hundreds of Childcare providers attend a protest outside Leinster House today, Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD has facilitated a presentation by the Federation Early Childhood Providers to Oireachtas members in [...]

By Aontú Press | 22 June, 2022

“Pay increase for Top HSE Management Scandalous While Health Service is Broken ” – Peadar Tóibín
Speaking at Leaders Questions today Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín outlined the crisis engulfing the Health service and demanded that those presiding over it at the top of the HSE should [...]

By Aontú Press | 22 June, 2022

Talk of Mandatory Masks and Restrictions is Grossly Disproportionate -Tóibín
Commenting on the growing chorus seeking the return of mandatory mask wearing and possible restrictions Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD has stated; “The talk of mandatory masks and restrictions is grossly [...]

By Aontú Press | 22 June, 2022

"We need a rapid and aggressive approach to solving this cost-of-living crisis” - Peadar Tóibín
Deputy Tóibín has raised concerns over record levels of energy poverty   Deputy Tóibín said “29% of homes are now suffering from energy poverty. Energy inflation has increased the cost of household [...]

By Aontú Press | 20 June, 2022

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.