Thursday 20 July 2017

In brief: Poverty . . . Marbles . . . Abortion . . . Double-speak

Fine Gael's claim that it can cut €3bn from the public sector budget without affecting frontline services is every bit as plausible as Leo Varadkar's claim that ill-health, as opposed to inequity, is the significant cause of poverty in our society. The more these guys speak the more attractive a one-way ticket to Oz becomes.

jim o'sullivan

  • Perhaps I am losing my marbles, but with Anglo a dead duck, why on earth should we put another €15bn into it?

michael kelly
dublin 15

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