Monday 20 November 2017

I won’t be funding lavish holidays for ministers

• Last Friday, the property tax envelope dropped through my letterbox. This is the final straw for me. That envelope has finally helped me to make the decision that emigration is the best way forward for me.

Like many people, I have been struggling to make a living for the last few years. It has been more difficult for me as I am self-employed.

What really sealed the decision to emigrate was the fact that the property tax letter arrived on a week that the Taoiseach and 18 of his government representatives were on state-sponsored foreign holidays that they take annually around March 17.

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