SocDems back call for Central Bank restrictions on moneylenders

SocDems back call for Central Bank restrictions on moneylenders

00 “It is downright wrong and unfair that the Central Bank is still allowing interest rates of up to 287% to be legally charged by licensed money lenders.” The Social Democrats have backed calls for the Central Bank to bring in strict controls on licensed money...
Central Bank ignoring the plight of long-term renters

Central Bank ignoring the plight of long-term renters

00 “The effect of trapping long-term renters in high rents is that the mortgage rules are actually inflating the rental market and driving up housing costs for a huge cohort of the population.” The Social Democrats spokesperson on Consumer Affairs and Political...
Shortall raises fresh questions and concerns over safety at schools

Shortall raises fresh questions and concerns over safety at schools

53 We need answers to these questions for anxious parents, teachers and other school staff who have spent the mid-term break concerned about whether they will have safe buildings to return to next Monday.” Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall TD, has...