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Political developments in recent times have reminded Insider of the quote from G.K. Chesterton, (also sometimes credited to Emile Cammaerts, the Belgian playright) 'When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe in nothing, they then become capable of believing in anything.’
Sinn Féin this week launched childcare proposals aimed at cutting the cost for parents by two thirds, at ensuring childcare workers receive a living wage, and at keeping crèche doors open.
‘Telling the Real Story’, a research project carried out by Sinn Féin during the month of August, sought to capture the current challenges experienced by third-level students and their families.
Sinn Féin TD for Mayo, Teachta Dála Rose Conway-Walsh, has this week called for the new government to re-establish a once-off grant in cooperation with Age Action Ireland and the Irish Red Cross, to assist vulnerable elderly people during the pandemic.
Covid-19 has exposed "a decades-long failure" to build a public health system that has enough doctors, nurses and beds, and with the pandemic far from over, this is a situation which cannot be allowed to continue.
Longford/Westmeath Sinn Féin Deputy, Sorca Clarke, has called for the extension of paid maternity leave by an additional 12 weeks for women who gave birth during the pandemic and whose maternity leave is due to expire.
A protest march scheduled for the city centre this weekend in solidarity with victims of racism has been called off due to concerns about the health risks posed by such a large gathering.
Sinn Féin TD for Longford/Westmeath, Sorca Clarke, has noted the urgent need for legislation to address the various issues pertaining to the large employee base working from home during the present pandemic.
More than a few people have told me that the Sinn Fein surge in the General Election gave them the jitters. Their fear comes down to two things. They worry that Sinn Fein’s proposals to fix our housing, health and pensions problems could wreck the economy and cause longer-term misery and hardship for us all.
Sinn Féin will hold a public rally in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, from 7.30pm on Friday March 6 as part of its drive to be involved in the next Government, and to "bring the conversation about a Government for Change to the people".