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The Institute of Professional Auctioneer and Valuers (IPAV) claim the incoming Government could slash the cost of a new home by €32,000 by making building finance available to small and large builders at interest rates of between 1 per cent to 3 per cent.
This Voices for Change conference takes place in Breaffy House, Castlebar, this weekend, starting this evening, Friday, and will carry on tomorrow, Saturday. The conference will explore the policies and agenda for government for those who are an alternative to FG/FF/Labour. The opening session, titled ’Rescuing Town and Country from The Two Tier Economy’, will also highlight the political culture that has allowed vested interests and political patronage to converge against the common good, and how to undo that, particularly in the areas of renewable energy, water, housing, and regional imbalances.
For the first time in seven bitter years, we are witnessing serious opposition to Government policies that have made ordinary folk pay for an economic crisis they did not create. This resistance did not come from within the Dáil. It emerged through actions taken completely outside of the parliamentary process arising from the formation of the Right2Water campaign in opposition to water charges.
I am aware that earlier when I started to write for the Advertiser that we spoke about the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry but it has now concluded its work. I thought it would be helpful to review how it conducted itself and how it ended.