Welcome to Stephen’s ‘profile & policies’ webpage This webpage is a platform for the thoughts and opinions of prospective candidate Stephen T Manning,  in context of his proposed run as an independent candidate in the upcoming general election. Back to  CheckPoint.ie Profile for Stephen T Manning, 1st Independent Mayo candidate.. Sporting Qualifications Academic Background Work & Business History Email Stephen here Testimonials and References

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Integrity Ireland - Citizens for Justice, Transparency & Accountability.. Facebook and youtube pages of interest

Areas of immediate concern to Stephen are:

     Rescuing politics from the grasp of career opportunists by derailing the proverbial ‘gravy train’ and linking TDs wages to the economy.

     Ensuring the restoration, protection and development of rural Ireland.

     Ending widespread waste and incompetence in the public sector.

     Enforcing public ownership of the banks and introducing real accountability for reckless management in all of our publicly-funded bodies.

    Keeping people in their homes by implementing humane solutions to the mortgage arrears crisis, and by removing or radically modifying the bank veto.

    Respecting the ownership of our national and natural resources and returning the profits to the Irish people – not to outside corporations.

    Reforming the justice and policing systems by ending political appointments.

    Establishing a genuinely independent ‘statutory oversight body’ staffed by credible, qualified professionals, to deal with the historical problem of corruption, cronyism and criminal cover-ups in Irish State agencies.

    Establishing an independent Judicial Council to deal with judicial misconduct.

    Revoke State funding for political parties; to be redistributed to individual TDs.

    Abolish the party whip system & restore real democratic process to the Dail.

    Restore the power of referendum to the people (see the 1Yi campaign).

    Reinstate Article 48!


Stephen’s policy positions Policies & Opinions Letters to the Authorities The real truth about the Achill Rovers Court case.. The Manning Court  Cases - The Truth! Radio interviews with Stephen Manning regarding Irish State corruption.. Public Radio  Interviews Public Videos  & Interviews Selection of letters to the Irish authorities.. Letters to the Irish Authorities Stephen Manning of Integrity Ireland interviews TDs outside the Dail..

Stephen talks with TDs Clare Daly & Mick Wallace

Politically-related videos of interest Tiger Reborn expose website..

Stephen speaks at launch of 1st Ind Mayo initiative

Citizens arrest police and court officials in Ireland..

Integrity Ireland members arrest Gardai (250k+ views)

See introduction speecheds of all the original candidates here.. Twitter account for Stephen T Manning, I-I Administrator and 1st Ind Mayo candidtae Personal facebook page for Stephen Stephen's personal facebook page.. Published Articles & Books Reinstate Article 48 - give the power back to the people..

As well as being the National Administrator of the Integrity Ireland Association, Stephen is a co-signatory to the ‘Reinstate Article 48’ political initiative, and the innovative ‘1Yi’ project.

Both of these initiatives aim to restore ‘direct democracy’ back to the Irish people.  

Stephen is running as an active member of Integrity Ireland and will be basing his campaign solidly on the principles outlined on the Integrity Ireland website.   

Integrity Ireland homepage.. Reinstate Article 48 - give the power back to the people.. Integrity Ireland - Citizens for Justice, Transparency & Accountability..

A Simple Political Premise..

Elect honest candidates!

Instead of swallowing the same old lies and media spin of the major parties every 5 years - only to watch them callously break every single   eget

pledge or promise as soon as they get into power.. why not consider electing ONLY honest individuals who will put the interests of the country and of the Irish people first? We already have a fully-developed (arguably overblown) civil service complete with layer after layer of experienced managers and bureaucrats just waiting for ‘instructions’ from the new Minister.. so why don’t we elect people who will issue the proper type of instructions?

Instead of the public service being engaged (as they are now) in protecting the interests of a shadowy elite who are in effect plundering the country for their own illegitimate ends - why not ensure from now on that we only elect honest, sincere and genuinely patriotic Ministers who will direct the various civil service departments to cut waste, improve efficiency, and work ONLY in the public good?

All the expertise and resources are already in place. All that’s missing is the political will to direct the Irish public and civil service arms (who are being paid directly from the public purse) to simply do their jobs right; that is, to operate from the viewpoint of saving the taxpayer unnecessary costs and expense, and of delivering good value to the people. This means good value to ALL of the people, and NOT just those from the Minister’s own constituency or circle of private and business contacts.  

The major parties have demonstrated time after time that they simply cannot be trusted in this regard - not as long as their leaders are the puppets of outside interests and their members are subject to the party whip.

Perhaps it’s time to give a coalition of independents the opportunity to try something different? The worn-out argument that independents could not form a functioning government is rendered absurd when we reflect on the recent performances of the major parties. It is rendered doubly absurd with the arrival of the ‘1Yi’ and ‘Reinstate Article 48’ political initiatives which provide a basis for unity for any and all sincere and honest TD’s who genuinely understand that their mandate is to serve the Irish people in a true and functioning democracy. So please, vote wisely this time! Vote for integrity!  


Political corruption, impunity and toothless tribunals

Bad Boys I-I video - banned by YouTube!?

Bad Boys, Power & Money, Money, Money

Stephen Manning launch speech 1st Independent Mayo candidate.. Stephen’s Two-Minute Political Statement Family & Interests Smartvote.ie Which Candidate Smartvote.ie Which Candidate I-I Members arrest Garda Commissioner I-I Members Arrest the  Garda Commissioner Stephen’s RTE video and policy positions Mayo STM and FJM.jpg A 2-minute election satement by Stephen T Manning STM political flyer A3 final.gif Political flyer back 3.png Time for a Change med.mp4 Stephen’s campaign/election video Mainstrem media coverage of Stephen's campaign.. Media Coverage Enda Kenny & the Missing Link.. Time for a Change med.mp4 Time for a Change (reasons to vote independent)