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I hope you find something here that interests you or maybe even challenges your current way of thinking. Read on and enjoy!


The Irish voting system explained - sort-of. How does the Proportinal Representation voting system actually work? In this video, I try to explain.


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What does the promise of stability really mean for ordinary people? In this video, I explain what this means to me.


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Cahill Keeping Kenny Accountable

 
 Politics
Clare Independent General Election candidate Richard Cahill lodged High Court proceedings against Mr. Enda Kenny the current Taoiseach, over his alleged failure to adhere to all the conditions of his previous election charter entitled ‘A...
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Building the future of Shannon as an industrial hub. How do we ensure better investment in our region? Click on the video to hear my views.


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Clare Leader Forum Disables Inequality

 
 DisabilityCommunity
The Clare Leader Forum, an independent group of people with disabilities, who are working to provide a unified voice on disability issues in Co Clare, invited all declared candidates to attend a public meeting in Templegate hotel on January 22. Not all candidates were in attendance. The purpose of the...
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David and Goliath

 
 JusticeChildcare
Richard Cahill attended a meeting of interested parties tonight in Kiladysart Community Centre. The meeting was hosted by Kiladysart Focus Group who own the building and equipment where the West Clare Early Years’ Service was being run.
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Kiladysart Childcare Solution Found

 
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Richard Cahill attended a meeting of interested parties tonight in Kiladysart Community Centre. The meeting was hosted by Kiladysart Focus Group who own the building and equipment where the West Clare Early Years’ Service was being run.
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Call for Cathleen Lynch to Resign

 
 Politics
General election candidate Richard Cahill is calling for the Immediate resignation of Cathleen Lynch TD Minister with responsibility for people with disabilities.
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Bunratty Village was once one of the top 3 tourist attractions in the country. Now, it is sadly being let slip down the ladder despite the best efforts of the local residents who have established...
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In a time of disillusionment with our political system and the widespread Feeling of zero political accountability, Richard Cahill from Sixmilebridge Co. Clare has come up with a very simple communication system to make Politicians accountable to the people they stood before and asked to elect them.
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When we Disable Inequality, We Enable People

 
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There are many, many People with Disabilities and differences that need a little support in everyday activities – such as driving a car – being refused because of mind-boggling bureaucracy. We just don’t hear about...
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Happy New Year

 
 News
New Year is traditionally a time for looking back at past times and looking forward to future aspirations. Reflecting on my public life over the last decade, it encapsulates my belief in the importance of...
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What is the relevance of an independent TD in Dáil Éireann, when there will likely be a majority government in place after the coming election?
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Issues Brought to my Attention

 
 Representation

The following statements were made to me and I was asked to comment. I’d like to know what you think.


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