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Good Luck to Dáil 31

March 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on Good Luck to Dáil 31 · General Election 2011, Irish Politics

Congratulations to everyone on their election. I’m forward to lots of changes and much more action and plain speaking in the Dail. That large majority is going to be strange enough.  It is going to be very difficult to manage it and also to show TD’s actually doing something other than reading pre-prepared scripted speeches. […]


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Programme for Government – Disability

March 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Disability, Equality

Given that Fine Gael and Labour had the most extensive commitments in the area of disability in their manifestos, it is no surprise that the Programme for Government section on the subject was extensive enough. The commitment to put the standards on Residential settings for people with disabilities on a statutory footing and ensure inspections […]


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