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Taxes taking too heavy a toll on those who earn the least

Published 04/10/2015 | 02:30

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Coalition needs to look at inequality across all of our society
Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Coalition needs to look at inequality across all of our society

Where I once saw lampposts covered with Fine Gael posters calling for "Equality" in the recent same-sex marriage referendum campaign, I now see Fine Gael posters in Rathmines, Dublin, calling for "Lower taxes and more responsible public spending".

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On the responsible public spending issue, one could either laugh or cry when the glaring waste of vast amounts of public monies in Irish Water springs to mind.

All of this was planned and "actioned" by none other than Fine Gael, along with the support of Labour deputies in the Oireachtas.

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