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Aontú Petitions


Reopen Castlepollard Social Welfare Office
I the undersigned demand that the Social Welfare Office in Castlepollard be reopened on a 5 day a week basis with a full range of services. The Social Welfare Office in Castlepollard was closed on Friday 8th April this year. [...]

Stop MLA Salaries If They Refuse To Do Their Job
I, the undersigned, demand that salaries for MLAs are suspended until the formation of a working Executive.   After crashing the Executive before the election, the DUP are now ignoring the democratic will of the people and are preventing the formation of [...]

Save Our Services
For the attention of the Chief Executive of Cork City Council and the Superintendent, Anglesea Garda Station. The importance of local services cannot be underestimated, not only for the local area but to reduce pressure on services in bigger and more [...]

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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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