Leinster Express quotes of the week

Cllr. Catherine Fitzgerald.
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“When you’re affecting the sickest people in Ireland, it would make you sick yourself - I don’t know what kind of society we’re going to have.”

Cllr Catherine Fitzgerald criticises the Government’s proposed health cuts.


“The system appears unfair in the planning permission for much larger housing developments for multiple houses are being extended.”

Cllr James Daly on changes to the planning laws

Abbeyleix ICA

“I want to tell you how proud I am to be here today. This is a wonderful book and 100 years of history is an incredible achievement. Abbeyleix has much to celebrate”

ICA President Liz Wall on Abbeyleix ICA’s 100 year book launch

Mortgage Arrears

“All the debate to date is centred round the mortgage arrears in financial institutions while ignoring a growing time bomb in local authority housing loan arrear.”

Sinn Fein TD, Brian Stanley calls for assistance for people with long term arrears with Local Authority Mortgages