Tuesday 24 January 2017

Martina Devlin: No more jigs and reels - let's see some political integrity

Published 04/02/2010 | 05:00

Dear Mattie McGrath, First let me commend you for refusing to be yoked together with the herd. Unlike your fellow backbenchers, you are not lending automatic support to a government decision which many deputies know in their hearts to be wrong.

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I see you speak for rural interests, as a Tipperary South TD, according to the mission statement on your website. So far, you're no sheep.

The Government has executed a U-turn by reprieving top earners in the 'permanent government' of senior public servants from the full impact of pay cuts. You are on the record as condemning this.

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