While Government cuts- Effective corporation tax rate only 6.5%

RTE Reports: http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/1024/corporation-tax-rate.html http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/1025/bruton-defends-tax-reliefs-for-international-firms.html#article

25th October 2012

Thousands protest over education cuts

Over 2,000 teachers and student teachers took part in a protest today against education cuts outside Dail Eireann today. Student teachers marched from Colleges of Education to join serving teachers from across Dublin in protest at recent attacks on Newly...

24th October 2012

Richard Boyd Barrett accuses the Taoiseach of “wage apartheid” for teachers

At Leader’s Questions this morning ahead of today’s teacher’s protest, People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett, accused the government of introducing “wage apartheid” with its new salaries for newly qualified teachers (NQT’s). The starting salary for NQT’s is €30,700...

24th October 2012

Richard Boyd Barrett accuses Minister for the Environment of contempt for public consultation and EU environmental law

In Dail Eireann this afternoon, People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett has accused the Minister for the environment of contempt for public consultation and EU law in relation to the granting of a foreshore licence to Providence Resources to...

23rd October 2012

PUBLIC MEETING – KEEP DUBLIN BAY OIL RIG FREE

An application for an exploratory licence to drill for oil just 6km from the coast of Dublin Bay has been granted by the Minister for Environment, Phil Hogan for Providence resources, headed up by Tony O’Reilly. Despite a lack of...

20th October 2012