Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised tax cuts worth €1,750 to working families if re-elected to government.
And in an attempt to target public sector votes, he said that his party would hire 10,000 extra Gardaí, teachers, doctors, nurses and other front-line staff by 2021.
Kenny kicked off Fine Gael’s general election campaign by emphasising the commitment to abolish the €4 billion annual universal social charge (USC) over the coming five years.
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