Renewed upward trend in first preference support for the government parties, and more voters who trust them on the economy
The inspections of the country’s septic tanks will take 500 years at current rates even though almost three quarters of them have been classified as “very high risk”.
A Labour TD has drafted a bill to impose mandatory jail sentences on white-collar criminals. Clare backbencher Michael McNamara is seeking to get the support of his colleagues at their parliamentary party meeting this week.
Businessman Eddie Hobbs has stepped down from several of his commercial interests in order to prioritise his political work with Lucinda Creighton’s new party Renua.