Thursday December 12, 2019

Of course property tax should go up

There is no reason why the rest of us should defend the cashflows of people who are asset millionaires

20th January, 2019

When I hear public servants like Josepha Madigan, Fine Gael Minister for Culture, say that property tax shouldn’t go up, it kills a part of my optimism for the future.

This is a repackaged Fianna Fáil attitude transplanted from the Galway Races tent to the boroughs of Leopardstown Racecourse. I debated this with her on Prime Time in September 2017 and the argument then was as weak as it was when she raised...

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