“A single party Fine Gael government is a dangerous prospect for the Dáil. We need to push for coalition to regulate hidden cuts that form part of Fine Gael’s plan for economic recovery.
“The self-employed are suffering the brunt of a brutal social welfare system that leaves them exposed in their time of need,” Cllr John Mulvihill said.
“This economic crisis has exposed the particular vulnerabilities of people who are self-employed. Critically, construction workers who laboured through the boom times, have been left to manage huge mortgages when the bottom has fallen out of their industry,” Cllr Mulvihill said.
A building initiative to replace prefab schools would create a cost effective learning environment and boost the local economy by providing vital jobs, Cllr John Mulvihill said.
“We need to use this money to build schools, create jobs and safe, permanent environments for our children,” Cllr Mulvihill said.
“The government, under Fianna Fáil, paid one of the world’s largest financial advisory companies, €7 million for a report containing advice at that crucial time, Cllr Mulvihill said.
RISING interest rates strike fear into the hearts of homeowners but Labour will keep people in their homes says Cllr John Mulvihill, Labour candidate in Cork East.
“Rising interest rates strike fear into the hearts of homeowners. People already on the bread line simply cannot see how they can continue after another rate hike. Too many of them are already struggling with childcare costs and wage deductions because of the universal social charge. Tackling this issue is a priority for Labour not just in east Cork, but nationwide,” Cllr Mulvihill said.
“Tackling unemployment is a foundation stone for Labour’s programme for government. We have to find innovative ways to create jobs, which in turn will encourage greater spending, strengthening the economy once again.
“I with to extend my deepest sympathies to those who have been bereaved today.
It is such a sad and shocking situation,” Cllr Mulvihill said.
European statistics show more people are leaving Ireland than any other EU member state. This mass exodus, which was preventable, is lamentable, according to