Dáil Work, Foreign Affairs, Leaders Questions

Clare criticises the Government and the media for their behaviour during the G8 summit and the visit of the Obama family to Ireland.

Local Issues

Clare Daly TD and local Councillors David O’ Connor and David Sheehy attended a public meeting in Rush last night where cuts to local library hours were discussed. Estimates suggest as much as a 30% cut to library hours in Rush, Baldoyle and Balbriggan which will take effect from Monday 8th July 2013.
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Local Issues

The lie that property tax will fund your local services is being exposed as Councils are cutting back on resources and increasing fees for many amenities. 

Last Week Fingal County Council announced an increase in fees for the use of Council playing fields.  This will affect all sports clubs and schools in the area.  At a time when unemployment is high it is essential that our public amenities are available for use by the young and old in our communities. 
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International, Women's Rights

by Jamison Maeda

Women’s rights advocates around the world following the case of “Beatriz,” the 22 year old woman in El Salvador, received reassuring news today. After 26 weeks of severe complications due to lupus and kidney failure, Beatriz was granted a Caesarean section.
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