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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