New Political Party Renua Ireland Launches

A new political party has been launched by former Fine Gael junior minister, Lucinda Creighton.

Named, Renua Ireland, Ms Creighton said that the party will be "open-minded" and believes in "independence of thought and challenging consensus".

Among the party's 16 key policy proposals they said that they will transfer maternity leave into parental leave.

Launching the party, Ms Creighton said that they currently had some 180 people who wanted to become party candidates, and a further 3,500 who have expressed an interest in getting involved.


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