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Tense scenes in Dáil as TDs clash over cost of living increase

Jan 26, 2022 17:01 By Shannonside News
Tense scenes in Dáil as TDs clash over cost of living increase Tense scenes in Dáil as TDs clash over cost of living increase
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Amid rising costs for fuel, rent and food - and with inflation at a 21 year high, tempers were high.

There has been tense scenes in the Dáil as TDs clashed over what to do to curb the rising cost of living.

A Labour party motion on the issue said the Government doesn't understand the problem and needs to do more than a 100 euro voucher towards electricity bills.

Sinn Féin chose to attack the Government over the state of the rental market, saying there has been precious little done to help tenants.

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Taoiseach Micheál Martin took offence at personal attacks against him in the Dáil chamber:

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