Serious legal and electoral consequences may follow this misrepresentation – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his grave concern regarding the publication on Wednesday (17th Feb) of a mistaken version of the official General Election Notice of Poll in The Nationalist Newspaper based in Clonmel. In the printed version of the newspaper Deputy McGrath is erroneously categorised as a Fine Gael candidate despite the fact […]

Taoiseach’s Commitments To Ballymurphy Families Ring False

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he hopes the Taoiseach Enda Kenny will demonstrate more effective support for the victims and families of the Ballymurphy massacre than he has shown to the families of those who died during the Omagh bomb. Deputy McGrath made his comments as the Dáil debates a motion on the massacre […]

Irish Water Fiasco

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to resign following confirmation of an embarrassingly low rate of payment of bills from Irish Water. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the controversial quango released figures indicating that just 43% of the company’s 1.5 million customers have paid their bills; leaving […]