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Crime Dáil Éireann Election 2022 Government Politics Stormont

Aontú Publishes Bill to Investigate British State Collusion

Aontú published the Commission of Investigation (Collusion by British State Forces ) Bill 2022, which would institute an investigation into the extent and destruction of British collusion in Ireland, north and south. An Teachta Tóibín: “For too long the Irish people from across the 32 counties have been denied the truth of British collusion. Family […]

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Education Election 2022 Government Politics Stormont

Aontú Raise Concerns Over Integrated Education Bill’s Failure to Recognise Diversity.

Aontú’s education spokesperson and East Derry Election candidate, Gemma Brolly, has again raised concerns over the Integrated Education Bill’s failure to recognise the beauty of diversity. Brolly states “Aontú have made their position on Integrated Education extremely clear from the beginning of this process. We believe Integrated Educated is a wonderful component of the pluralist education system. It […]

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Election 2022 Government Politics Stormont

The DUP Are a Case Study in Political Self Harm and Dysfunction! – Aontu

Speaking on the DUP’s collapsing Stormont, Aontú leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has slammed the political games being played by the DUP to boost their collapsing poll numbers.   Deputy Tóibín stated “The DUP have misjudged every step of way during this Brexit Crisis. The DUP are a Case Study in political self-harm. […]

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Dáil Éireann Election 2022 Government Politics

Good Friday Agreement Committee Calls on Each other Dáil Committee to Allow Northern Representation – Aontu

The Good Friday Agreement Committee in the Oireachtas is to write to each of the other Oireachtas Committees to request that they allow elected MPs from the North of Ireland speaking rights on their Committees. Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín made the proposal at the Good Friday Committee. He stated; “Currently the […]

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Politics

SDLP Continue to Move Away from Grassroots with Vote for Queen’s Jubilee, Whilst Sinn Féin Look On! – Aontu

On foot of votes at Derry & Strabane Council, Aontú Deputy Leader & Cllr for Mid Ulster Denise Mullen has hit out at the embrace of the British monarchy by the SDLP and the abstention of Sinn Féin at the Derry & Strabane Council vote on the motion. Cllr Mullen: “It is puzzling how on […]

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Health

Irish Students from the North of Ireland Rendered Ineligible for Medical Internships – Aontu

Responding to worrying reports of HSE barring Irish students from the north of Ireland from Medical Internships, Aontú Cllr for Derry & Candidate for the Foyle Constituency, Emmet Doyle, has hit out at the decision to bar medical students from interning with the HSE – at a time when healthcare capacity of the HSE has […]

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Community Election 2022 Government Politics Stormont

Pressure Building in Housing Market as House Prices & Waiting Lists Increase – Aontu

Aontú Deputy Leader and Fermanagh/South Tyrone Rep Cllr Denise Mullen has raised serious concern over the rapidly increasing pressure average house prices increase by over £25,000 pounds since January 2020 and housing waiting lists increase. Cllr Mullen: “Since January 2020, the average house price in the North has increased by over £25,000. That’s more than […]

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Education Politics

Aontu Welcomes Announcement That Irish Language Has Been Officially Recognised As An Official EU Language

Aontú representative for East Derry and Gaeilgeoir Gemma Brolly has welcomed the announcement that the Irish Language has been officially recognised as an official EU language. She has further encouraged all citizens to use this occasion as a springboard to develop the language further. “1st January 2022 was a remarkable day in the history of […]

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Crime Politics

Beattie Return to Jail, Increased Sentence a Welcome Relief – Aontu

(13/12/2021) On foot of yesterday’s court ruling against Garfield Beattie, Aontú Deputy Leader Cllr Denise Mullen has welcomed the verdict which returns Beattie to jail and increases his sentence for having appealed against a prison sentence. Cllr Mullen: “It is a huge relief to me and my family to see the Courts ensure that the […]

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Drew Harris Has Questions to Answer over the Hooded Men!

Speaking on the Hooded Men court decision, Aontú Deputy Leader Cllr Denise Mullen has said that Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has questions to answer over the Hooded Men. Cllr Mullen: “Last week, the British Supreme Court ruled that the decision of the PSNI to refuse to investigate the torture of the Hooded Men was illegal. […]