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O’Dea publishes new bill to remove EPA absolute immunity

O’Dea publishes new bill to remove EPA absolu

posted on: 03/10/2018

Fianna Fáil TD for Limerick City, Willie O’Dea TD has today published a draft bill that would remove the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) absolute right to immunity. The Environmental Protection Agency (Amendment) Bill 2018 seeks to...

Begrudgers wrong to bemoan generosity of JP McManus

Begrudgers wrong to bemoan generosity of JP M...

posted on: 03/10/2018

Ireland thrives on foreign investment, so why criticise a donation from one of our own In his 1986 book, The Begrudgers’ Guide, the late, great Irish social critic and writer, Breandan O hEithir described begrudgers as the nation’s...

FG’s spin on cutting poverty is an exercise in delusion

FG’s spin on cutting poverty is an exer...

posted on: 18/09/2018

All five of the Fine Gael/Labour budgets actually widened the gap between rich and poor. In Leo, their new biography of An Taoiseach, the INM Group Deputy Political Editor, Philip Ryan, and Government adviser, Niall O’Connor, tell the story...

IMPORTANT NOTICE: YOUR PRIVACY

IMPORTANT NOTICE: YOUR PRIVACY

posted on: 13/08/2018

WHO I AM AND HOW YOU CAN CONTACT ME? Please take a few minutes to read over this notice.  Your privacy is important to me, Willie O’Dea TD.  This Privacy Notice sets out what may happen to any personal information you give me.  My constituency...

Healthy economy like ours can afford to hike welfare payouts

Healthy economy like ours can afford to hike ...

posted on: 30/07/2018

Protecting those people most in need should be a priority for politicians in a compassionate society, writes Willie O’Dea In an extraordinarily blase series of remarks after a pre-Budget forum with NGOs, the Minister for Social Protection...

Leo needs to think again about the leaky, old FG spin machine

Leo needs to think again about the leaky, old...

posted on: 12/06/2018

Last week, a secret internal Fine Gael memo intended for limited circulation somehow managed to find its way into the public domain. It almost had echoes of Watergate. All that was missing was the darkened car park and a mysterious, shadowy...

Public Meeting in Limerick on the Housing Crisis

Public Meeting in Limerick on the Housing Cri...

posted on: 26/02/2018

Fianna Fáil is holding a public meeting on Housing on Monday, March 26th at 8pm in the Strand Hotel, Ennis Rd., Limerick. The meeting forms part of a series of regional events on the housing crisis we are currently engaged in. Willie O’Dea TD...

Curse of Brexit can’t be broken by wishful thinking

Curse of Brexit can’t be broken by wish...

posted on: 18/12/2017

Theresa May and her ministers are about to learn that the old saying ‘May you get what you wish for’ is meant as a curse, not a blessing. No sooner had the current Brexit talks started in Brussels than we saw a succession of Tories...

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