Social Democrats welcome passage of abortion legislation

Social Democrats welcome passage of abortion legislation

11 “This is a hugely significant and very welcome journey towards State provision of safe and legal healthcare for women and girls in our country.” The Social Democrats tonight welcomed the passage through the Oireachtas of the Regulation of Termination of...
Government shows callous indifference to plight of renters

Government shows callous indifference to plight of renters

00 “Renters really have their backs to the wall, with many struggling to keep roofs over their heads while living with the daily fear of unaffordable rent hikes or sudden eviction notices.” Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy TD today accused the...
Humphreys must publish full report into ODCE’s failings

Humphreys must publish full report into ODCE’s failings

00 “I simply don’t buy the line that this important report can’t be published in full due to legal considerations. There is an overwhelming case for the Minister to publish the entire 235 page report with sensitive material redacted.” Social Democrats co-leader...
No end in sight for consumers facing gift voucher rip-offs

No end in sight for consumers facing gift voucher rip-offs

11 “The Christmas gift voucher buying season is in full swing, yet people buying gift vouchers for friends and family have very few protections against being ripped-off with unreasonable charges and expiry rules.” Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy TD...
Why bother with rules if they’re just there to be broken?

Why bother with rules if they’re just there to be broken?

21   “Given that the report finds that the plan has not been compromised then the very obvious question is simply: why have specific rules for the process when it now transpires that flagrant disregard for those rules and repeated breaches supposedly make no...