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Parties lay out policies for voters with the focus on pay and jobs

Taoiseach Enda Kenny on a visit to family-owned, Irish manufacturing company Shay Murtagh Precast in Mullingar as he goes on the General Election campaign trail. Picture by Niall Carson, Press Association
Michael McHugh and Ed Carty, Press Association
ABOLISHING the non-jury Special Criminal Court would not be a make-or-break issue for Sinn Féin entering coalition government. As the policy dominated debate for a second day amid two gangland murders in three days, party president Gerry Adams insisted he was more interested in reversing water charges and property tax. "Is it a red line issue for us in negotiating a programme for government? The red line issues for us are getting rid of the property tax, getting rid of water charges and restoring some decency and fairness and equality into the lives of citizens," he said[...]
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