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Housing Rally Represents Another Year of Government Inaction on Housing Emergency

Housing Rally Represents Another Year of Government Inaction on Housing Emergency

The Social democrats joined forces with a number of organisations including other political parties and Unions to mark the one year anniversary of the death of Jonathan Corrie on our…

Garda Resources Thin on the Ground

Garda Resources Thin on the Ground

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy has highlighted a startling anomaly in the reported baseline figures for Garda resources which shows that many Counties are even less resourced than initially thought.…

Have Ministers Howlin and Burton Failed to Find Common Ground on Water Resources?

Have Ministers Howlin and Burton Failed to Find Common Ground on Water Resources?

Independent TD Catherine Murphy last week tabled a Parliamentary Question to the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton regarding the resources that would be required by her Department…

Domiciliary Care Allowance: Private Members Motion tabled.

Domiciliary Care Allowance: Private Members Motion tabled.

Press Release | 8th May 2012 Deputy Catherine Murphy today joined with her Technical Group colleagues to table a Private Member’s motion calling on the Government to urgently address the…

As waiting lists hit 28 weeks on average, Catherine Murphy condemns Carer’s Allowance system as “chaotic”

As waiting lists hit 28 weeks on average, Catherine Murphy condemns Carer’s Allowance system as “chaotic”

Press Release | 26 April 2012 Deputy Catherine Murphy (Independent for Kildare North) has roundly criticised the Government’s strategy in relation to Carer’s Allowance, saying that delays in the awarding…

Murphy highlights inaccessible rent supplement limits in North Kildare

Murphy highlights inaccessible rent supplement limits in North Kildare

In the Dáil | 7th March 2012 Deputy Catherine Murphy has raised the issue of rent assistance limits with Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton. In a debate on the…

NO. OF RENT SUPPLIMENT RECIPIENTS HAS INCREASED BY 63% BETWEEN 2007 AND 2010

Press Release 27th June 2011   Catherine Murphy T.D. has today expressed her concern as the levels of rent supplement recipients rise as social housing stocks plummet. “That 92,260 people…

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