Archive | August, 2010

Government’s New Social Employment Initiative is a Win-Win for all involved

This new scheme gives participants a higher weekly payment (€210 for 19.5 hours),  allows them the opportunity of taking up work while avoiding the necessity of a means test, improves their own community, whilst at the same time it will combat welfare fraud and partipation in the black market. Minister Ó Cuív was absolutely correct […]

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Clarification: No change to Motor tax regime for commercial vehicles

There has been no change in motor tax regime for commercial vehicles. The Department earlier this month issued a circular on the rules and regulations regarding motor tax for commercial vehicles, following an increase in the number of vehicles switching from private motor tax classes to commercial vehicle classes. Owners of vehicles currently taxed for […]

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Paul Williams Exposes Sinn Fein's Double Standards

Paul Williams, the respected crime correspondent, put the hard questions to John Brady, Sinn Fein’s chief apologist in Co Wicklow. Williams exposed SF’s jobs protest as nothing more than a cheap political stunt, as Brady was unable to put forward any credible plans for job creation, he also repeatedly avoided the questions put by Williams […]

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Debate needs to change to 'what can be done'

My letter published in today’s Wicklow People

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Ivor Callely should go, and go now

RTE Drivetime – Discussing Ivor Callely with Philip Boucher Hayes

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