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Sarah O'Reilly
Sarah O’Reilly was co-opted onto Cavan County Council in 2016 and subsequently took up a position as a political administrator. Prior to her co-option, Sarah worked as a buyer for an international company in Cavan Town. Sarah worked in agriculture [...]

By Aontú Press | 20 May, 2021

Mary T Sweeney
COMMUNITY HOSPITALS • MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES • RATES BASED ON PROFIT MARGIN • CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION FOR TEACHERS & HEALTH PROFESSIONALS • PARENTS DECIDE SEX-ED IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS • TOLERANCE FOR FAITH IN SCHOOLS • TRAINING & APPRENTICESHIPS • HELP FOR [...]

By Aontú Press | 20 May, 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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