Yearly Cost of Permanent Idle is €311m

11/08/2014

Yesterday’s Sunday Business Post published figures obtained by Colm Keaveney TD that showed 34,500 people claiming the dole have never worked, never contibuted a cent in PRSI. (more…)

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Wicklow 2014 Results

25/05/2014

Details of the Wicklow counts are available at tinyurl.com/2014Result Summary of first count:

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Local & Euro Tally 2014

23/05/2014

The tally will start with the count at 9am, and is made possible due to representatives from all parties and civic groups working together and is usually extremely accurate. The boxes are normally opened in numeric order so there will be regional shifts during the tally. Live updates through Twitter, just click here to view. […]

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Referendum 2013 Tally

04/10/2013

The tally will start with the count at 9am, and is made possible due to representatives from all parties and civic groups working together and is usually extremely accurate. The boxes are normally opened in numeric order so there will be regional shifts during the tally. Live updates through Twitter, just click here to view. […]

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FG & Labour No Longer Cherish Our Children Equally

20/02/2013

The 1916 Proclamation declares that the Republic will cherish all the children of the nation equally, yet as we approach its centenary, this FG/Lab Govt seems determined to no longer do this, as now the children of working Middle Ireland (ie the people who get out of bed every day to work, who pay for […]

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Budget 2013 to Cost Typical Middle Ireland Family Over €2,100 per Annum

05/12/2012

Based on a dual income family with three children (one in college), two cars (2.0l and 1.6l) and living in a house worth €425,000 the impact of the FG/Lab Budget on them is as follows:   Removal of PRSI Allowance €528.32 Reduction in Child Benefit €456.00 Increase in College Registration Fee €250.00 Motor Tax Increase […]

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Austerity? What Austerity!

26/11/2012

Conor McGarry has analysed the data from the Department of Finance monthly exchequer statements 1998 – 2012 and has discovered something rather interesting – the data shows that under the FG/Lab Government spending has actually been increasing, yet Austerity is defined as the policy of deficit-cutting by lowering spending. 2010 – €47b 2011 – €48b 2012 – €50.3b […]

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Wicklow Children Referendum Tally 2012

10/11/2012

The tally will start with the count at 9am, and is made possible due to representatives from all parties and civic groups working together and is usually extremely accurate. The boxes are normally opened in numeric order so there will be regional shifts during the tally. Live updates through Twitter, just click here to view. […]

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Wicklow House Prices

02/10/2012

The launch of the Property Price Register allows anyone to check the selling price of a house in their area. I have downloaded the database, sorted it by area and have produced the following files containing details of all properties sold in Co  Wicklow 2012 2011 2010

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Micheál Martin to Visit Garden County Friday September 28th

25/09/2012

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