Ireland continues to pay the price of a Troika shrouded in secrecy, says Independent MEP Nessa Childers

The workings of the Troika remain shrouded in secrecy and its ad hoc nature continues to cause a host of social problems for Ireland, MEP Nessa Childers warned today as representatives meet in Strasbourg to examine the role of the consortium. ‘The lack of accountability and transparency surrounding the Troika quite rightly continues to sit […]

IMF document a timely reminder that water tax will quickly follow property tax bringing us a step closer to €1,000 per year in unjust charges

Responding to the news that IMF documents reveal that the government has told the EU Commission that it expects to raise initially €0.5 billion from water charges Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes spokesperson Ruth Coppinger said: “This document is a timely reminder to householders up and down the state that the water tax will […]