Calling all election candidates – avoid political jargon and use plain English

With the general election set for Saturday 8 February, we will be hearing a lot more about fresh mandates, manifestos, swing voters, fiscal space, building an Ireland for all and a future to look forward to – but not before the Government is dissolved – just like an aspirin! In response to all this jargon, we at […]

IFA Spells Out 16 Issues For The Survival Of Farming In Hill Areas To Election Candidates

IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has said the prospective TDs must give a strong commitment that hill farming issues will be to the fore in the next Government.   Pat Dunne pointed out, that incomes of hill farmers are the lowest, according to the 2014 Teagasc National Farm Survey. The average farm income in […]

Seamus Morris selected as the Sinn Féin candidate for North Tipperary South Offaly

At a Cumann meeting today in Nenagh Séamus Morris was selected as the Sinn Féin candidate for North Tipperary for the 2011 General Election. Séamie first stood in the 2004 local elections when he topped the poll in Nenagh town in North Tipperary and became the town mayor for the first year. In 2007 he […]