Paul Murphy Column
A weekly column by Paul Murphy MEP
By Paul Murphy TD “Hello Divorce – Bye Bye Daddy” was a key slogan of the right-wing No…
By Paul Murphy TD “The reality is that a small clique of hard-left, Trotskyite politicians, who are quite…
Technical Paper Author, Seamus Coffey has previously estimated ‘implicit corporate tax rate’ as 8%. Paper itself admits ‘implicit tax rate’ of 5.9% in 2012
Troika report being cynically used by pro austerity MEPs to give false hope of a retrospective bank deal.
The government’s real response to unemployment is two-pronged: forced emigration and using mass unemployment to try to drive down wages and conditions.
In recent and current industrial battles the crisis in pension funds has been centre stage. Between the nine commercial semi state companies in Ireland there is a deficit in the schemes totalling €3 billion, half of which is concentrated in one company alone, the ESB.
Advance Pitstop have today advertised on JobBridge for 28 interns to work as ‘sales fitters’ in their branches…
Minister’s ignorant comments on Qatar stadiums shows he regards dead migrant workers as ‘non people’
The approach on Middle East trade mission puts Ireland’s trade policy firmly in the camp the fundamentalist free trade hawks.
Socialist Party MEP has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny about his incredible praise for brutal dictatorships in his trade mission to the Middle East. The full text of the letter, which sets out some of the reality of workers', women's and human rights in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, is below.
Commenting on the Taoiseach’s tour of the Gulf States, Paul Murphy MEP commented: “I find the comments from…