Opinion Letters

Sunday 19 November 2017

Local heroes

• The current 'Secret Millionaire' series on RTE has shown us the enormous selfless work that voluntary organisations throughout this country are doing in the background -- from hospice care, homeless care, community care, suicide prevention and youth support.

The looks of gratitude from the people involved speak volumes when presented with donations for their various projects.

What would our country be like without these people who often times use their own money to support such worthy causes? Contrast this with the Dail, where expenses for August reached €750,000, much of this unvouched. What does this tell you about the calibre of our politicians?

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