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3 September 2009 Edition

Lisbon - Government ignores will of the people

3 September 2009

Despite the fact that 900,000 people rejected the Lisbon Treaty in June 2008 the government is putting exactly the same Treaty to the electorate in the 26 Counties this October. Not a single word of the Lisbon Treaty has been changed. If the Treaty hasn't changed then why should those who voted against the Treaty in 2008 change their minds? Free article

Tax report outdated - Government

3 September 2009

The report from the 26 County Commission on Taxation, which is now being published, is completely out of date. The Commission were sent off in 2008 with a set of terms that read like a Fianna Fáil wish list - for example, keeping the overall tax take low. Free article

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