OPPOSITION CAN TAKE MANY FORMS – there was opposition to the Water Charges, opposition to the 8th Amendment, and if the new government threatens austerity to sort out Covid costs, instead of putting a solidarity tax on the very rich, then we can muster opposition again – on the streets. This short clip is from The Week in Politics on Sunday.


Yet again, the beds at the Linn Dara facility In Cherry Orchard have been cut from 24 to 13. a huge reduction in a vital service for young people struggling with mental health issues. This comes at a time of rising suicides of young people in the wider area. Nothing highlights the failure of this Govt more than this: years in power and again unable and unwilling to address the shortages of nurses and others in our health service. We need to bring huge protests outside the Dail on this. 17.10.18