Abuse in private crèches poses need for public childcare system
The instances of neglect and maltreatment and the facts around the shoddy inspection regime that current exists are now well documented in the press and media.
MEP demands referendum on Fiscal Treaty following poll
Government cannot ignore public’s demand for referendum
Political and legal obligation to hold referendum
Manufactured expenses controversy will not divert fight against unjust Home Taxes
Independent Newspapers attempt to manufacture an artificial controversy over Socialist Party and some other Left TDs’ travel allowance being used to attend anti House Tax meetings around the country is a transparent attempt to smear those who are engaged in a major fight against destructive austerity policies in general and the Household Tax in particular.
A breach of trust – children’s needs before profits
The nation watched in horror as the shocking truth about what happens behind closed doors at our privately owned crèches unfolded on Prime Time. Disturbing images of children being mistreated have enraged parents up and down the country, and all for some of the highest child care costs in Europe.