Two polls in two days, one looking at Dublin, the other at the National picture. I won’t pretend either of them were unadulterated good news for us, but looking behind the headlines there are real positives for Fianna Fáil.
Have a think about this question: When should a sick patient have the treatment that will restore them to health?
Up to a while ago Labour thought they had this election cracked. First, get the old hard left vote in the bag. Then, roll out the populist soundbites that work in the focus groups and the soft-option policies that won’t offend anyone.
I was listening to Gerry Adams talking about what Sinn Féin would do if they have a say in the next government. Seems that one of the first things they would do is raise taxes. Then they would raise them again. Then they would raise them again and again and again...
The publication of Ireland's first ever National Strategy for Higher Education by the Government, more commonly known as the Hunt Report, has today highlighted the complete lack of education policy from the Labour Party and also the gaping differences between Fine Gael and Labour on how to fund higher education.
As there are indications that interest rates may rise, it is more important than ever that under pressure mortgage holders know that the new revised Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears is there to help.