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Yesterday’s News


Monday 5 February, 2018

Could an underground Dart solve Dublin's traffic gridlock? It's being considered

The project can be launched at short notice to make a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people every day, writes Catherine Murphy.

Thursday 11 May, 2017

'My interactions with Minister Fitzgerald have raised concerns about her willingness to be transparent'

Here is a timeline of event detailing the Minister’s obfuscation on the handling of the findings of the Templemore interim audit report, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

Thursday 6 March, 2014

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway

We have never before had a housing crisis of this scale that affects such a wide spectrum of people, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major questions about RTE's role in public discourse

Some privately-owned news media can be described as having a particular editorial slant – but the state broadcaster has a duty to be balanced and challenge opinions that promote inequality, writes Catherine Murphy TD.


Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: Paying top-ups to senior staff raises serious questions about hospital operations

There’s something wrong in the system when we are topping-up hospital executives’ pay while clamping patients in hospital car parks for money, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

Thursday 31 October, 2013

Column: A proper Halloween Festival in Ireland could have astounding economic benefits

Ireland is missing out on a key cultural and tourism opportunity by not fostering and encouraging a much larger and more evolved international cultural festival centred around Irish history and mythology, writes TD Catherine Murphy.

Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Column: Here’s what our leaders need to deliver in the new Dáil term

Independent TD Catherine Murphy gives her take on the challenge faced by the Government.