December 6, 2021
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In our alternative budget Sinn Fein prioritised the things that ensure workers and families can lead good, prosperous lives and look to the future with confidence and certainty. We know this means the building of social and affordable homes, sorting out the health waiting list crisis and tackling the rising cost of living by delivering […]
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Kilkenny Labour councillor Denis Hynes has quit the party to join Sinn Féin. The Goresbridge man, who who represents the Castlecomer Electoral Area on Kilkenny County Council, stood for Labour in the last General Election. But this morning it was confirmed the well-known trade union official will now represent Sinn Féin. In a statement, Cllr […]
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From medical staff on the frontline to the mothers of vulnerable children struggling to care for them at home, every aspect of women’s lives has been impacted by the lockdown. But writing in KilkennyNow.ie, Carlow-Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion says much more needs to be done to address inequality in our society as we emerge from […]
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A local TD who heads up an inflential Dáil committee has said the latest controversy over the Mother and Baby Homes inquiry must not be allowed to delay redress for survivors. Deputy Kathleen Funchion was speaking after the three members of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission rejected calls for them to appear before the […]
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A Carlow-Kilkenny TD has called on the Mother and Baby Homes commissioners to “urgently” appear before the Oireachtas Children’s Committee. Deputy Kathleen Funchion, who heads up the Dáil committee, spoke out after it emerged one of the commissioners who headed up the inquiry, Professor Mary Daly, took part in a Oxford University discussion about the […]