In the Seanad I have risen the serious issue of rising insurance costs which are unacceptable and unsustainable. Costs of insurance have gone up 30% and greater while insurance payouts have dropped.
Alarmingly the number of assaults on Gardaí has doubled in the last 5 years. This along with the low pay that recruits receive does not encourage young people to join the profession. More must be done to support our Gardaí who put their lives on the line to help and protect the public.
Senator Robbie Gallagher says that the delay in allocating additional funding to Community Service Programmes (CSP’s) by the Government is not acceptable. The Department of Social Protection committed to providing the additional funding to help cover wage costs following an increase in the minimum wage. “Community Services Programmes, of which there are several in County… Continue reading Gap in Community Service Staff Pay still not Addressed – Gallagher
“Recent figures produced by the Economic and Social Research Institute estimated that trout angling is worth approximately €800 million to the Irish economy and that the recreational angling sector is responsible for anything up to 10,000 jobs.”
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