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Eilis Ryan

Éilis Ryan is a member of the Workers’ Party Ard Comhairle.

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Éilis Ryan assesses how the Programme for Government protects ‘business as usual’ in a shaky Irish economy. On Sunday, 14th June, negotiators from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party announced they had succeeded in agreeing a 126-page Programme for Government, “Our Shared Future.” The document came just over

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Despite suffering from its own illegitimate debt burden, the Irish government voted against moves to assist states in a similar predicament at the UN, writes Éilis Ryan.  In late September 2014, Argentinian president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner issued a statement that the United States was aware of, and potentially supporting,

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Market-driven childcare is failing parents and children, especially those from poorer backgrounds. Eilis Ryan investigates the effects of unaffordable childcare. Anne Keating, a community development worker in Ballymun has firsthand knowledge of a childcare system which developed, not as a strategic policy around families’ and children’s welfare, but as a

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