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Long-Term Measures Targeted At Low-Income Workers Urgently Needed

That's Sinn Féin's response to the government's plans to ease the cost of living.

Sinn Féin says long-term measures, targeted at low-paid workers are urgently needed to tackle the cost of living.

Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley says they've repeatedly "begged" the government to implement more rent controls.

Freezing rents and the carbon tax are among the party's suggestions to alleviate pressure on consumers.

Deputy Stanley admits external factors are at play, but says Ireland is fast becoming unaffordable:

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