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General Election 2016

Donal Corcoran


Renua Ireland




Stonemasonry Instructor





A self-employed worker from Tralee, this is his first time running for election. He has previously raised money for Renua and has been a supporter of the party since its launch. He is a worker with Kerry Education and Training Board.

Question Time


Why should someone vote for you (in 140 characters or fewer)?

Because I have the ability, drive and determination to improve the economic and social wellbeing of the people of Kerry in a transparent way.


What is your number one priority for your constituency?

The creation of jobs through the introduction of a Flat Tax of 23%, childcare policy and an end to tax discrimination for the self-employed.


What one thing would you like to do in your first 100 days of the new Dáil if you are elected?

Introduce a flat income tax rate of 23% that would reward work, give people more take home pay and support economic growth in all areas.

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