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"Students and young workers who can’t find accommodation in Dublin. This is a lockout” - Mairead Tóibín
Aontú representative Mairead Tóibín has criticised the 15.2% rise in property prices over the last year  Mairead Tóibín said “The property market isn’t adjusting to the cost-of-living crisis. The two crises [...]

By Aontú Press | 15 June, 2022

HIQA Have Never Investigated the Damage Done to Patient Safety by ED Overcrowding – Tóibín
Speaking ahead of a meeting with the Minister for Health and Senior HSE and Department of Health management on Monday the 15th Peadar Tóibín stated; “Aontú has received information via an answer [...]

By Aontú Press | 14 June, 2022

Crunch Meeting Over Potential Closure of Navan A&E Despite Record A&E Waiting Times.
Cathaoirleach of the Save Navan Hospital Campaign, Peadar Tóibín TD will meet with the Minister for Health, senior HSE Management and Health Department officials along with other elected reps from  [...]

By Aontú Press | 13 June, 2022

"100% of Cervical Check Slides Being Sent To Foreign Laboratories Despite MacCraith Report Recommendations" - Tóibín
The Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín TD has criticised the government after it was confirmed that 100% of Cervical Check slides processed this year have been sent abroad for examination.  Speaking today, [...]

By Aontú Press | 9 June, 2022

More EU is the Biggest Threat to the EU -Tóibín
Responding to the Conference on the Future of Europe and the Taoiseach Mícheal Martin’s blank cheque on the recommendations, Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín TD stated: “The Conference on the Future of [...]

By Aontú Press | 8 June, 2022

Investigation Needed into Funding of Orange Order and Flute Band at the Centre of Vile McAreavey Song. - Tóibín
Deputy Peadar Tóibín has expressed his disgust at a social media video of a group singing a song mocking the murder of Michaela McAreavey in Mauritius. Deputy Tóibín said “The tragedy [...]

By Aontú Press | 7 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.