Politicians who forget they are elected to serve the people first will pay heavy price

Michael Kelly: Politicians who forget they are elected to serve the people first will pay heavy price

22.2.2020

Michael Kelly: Politicians who forget they are elected to serve the people first will pay heavy price

While much of the Irish focus on politics in Britain inevitably still centres around Brexit, Boris Johnson's spending plans are the real key to understanding where our nearest neighbour is headed politically.



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Most politicians only get elected so they can serve themselves Not always unfortunately, not always I can think of one present No they wont... name the last politician that payed a heavy price? Losing their seat is not a 'heavy price'... they keep all their perks and entitlements and then use their inside knowledge and connections to become millionaires in business. Yeah, that teach em!!

Hope so

Mary Lou McDonald wins most votes, but no Taoiseach elected after first sitting of 33rd Dáil | JOE.ieMary Lou McDonald wins most votes, but no Taoiseach elected after first sitting of 33rd Dáil About two years too late.

Varadkar and Martin to meet for exploratory talks next weekLeo Varadkar and Micheál Martin agree to meet for exploratory talks next week GE2020 There should be no exploratory talks the people of Ireland don't want FG sure even the TDS in the Dáil don't even want him, just look at the figures from yesterday says it all They're trying to set me up for the fall If I move forward like this we die as a people, a soon as I'm out of the way. The Republic dies as a country They're planning a real attack

Only one in four willing to pay environmental taxes, research saysMost people have taken action to help the environment but less than one in four is willing to pay environmental charges or taxes, it has emerged. jonnyfallon They’ll be fewer - and furious - when they find out just how much.

Dáil fails to elect new Taoiseach; Varadkar to represent Ireland at EU budget meetingAfter four votes no one has been elected Taoiseach at the first sitting of the new Dáil. Why did you choose a photo of varadkar when out of everyone in the dail he is the most disliked. It's like ye are doing yere best to promote him constantly.

Sean O'Fearghail re-elected as Ceann Comhairle as 33rd Dail sits for first timeFIANNA Fail’s Sean O Fearghail has this afternoon been re-elected as Ceann Comhairle for the 33rd Dail. It comes as the new Dail sit for the first time today as 48 new TDs take their seats. O…

Garda Commissioner: I will work with any elected government including a Sinn Féin-led oneThe Garda Commissioner has said he will work with whatever government is elected, including a Sinn Féin-led government. Yes you will. You get paid to do so. As if he would have a choice ,other than resign. It is not his choice! He is a paid state employee and should not be getting involved in politicians! The people of the North are still due answers in relation to actions and collusion with his RUC and loyalist paramilitaries!AnswersCollusion



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