‘Lower property tax’ might sound good, but ‘local services that work’ need to be paid for
In Ireland, we want ‘all in together’ on the receiving of beneficial outcomes, but ‘tax somebody else’ when it comes to supporting the cost of this
After last week’s article I got an email from Dermot Lacey, a former Lord Mayor of Dublin and leader of the Labour Group on Dublin City Council. I must disclose I am a fan of his.
He’s frank, talks in regular ways and has a wide breadth of experience and on-the-ground knowledge of all things City Council-related. He raised some points that are so logical that I can’t understand how people could let...
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