“In an era where there is legitimate concern about the use, ownership and manipulation of Big Data, it is astonishing that this Government proceeded to collect and hold data on citizens without any legal basis.”
“It knocks all parents’ confidence that the schools to which they entrust their children are safe – safe for staff and safe for children. The Minister must reassure staff and parents that the defective schools are indeed safe to open.”
“As a parent of primary school children myself, I know it can be incredibly hard for families to make alternative arrangements for school closures and it often means having to pay for childcare.”
In this post I want to discuss the issue of Irish citizens in long-term mortgage arrears. I certainly hope that those currently experiencing the stress of dept do not end up as my family did…
The Social Democrats, myself included, campaigned for repeal of the 8th amendment, the section of our constitution that effectively outlawed abortion.
The following features two pieces written at the time, one just before and one just after the vote. I am very proud of my work on this campaign, securing the future of women in Ireland.