Sinn Féin call for staycation vouchers to be issued to every adult and child

There's been calls for everyone in the country to be given vouchers for staycations.

Sinn Féin says every adult should get a €200 one for all style voucher, with children getting €100.

The measure would cost €860 million.

Sinn Féin TD Darren O'Rourke says it would provide a much needed stimulus for the tourism sector.

"It would put money through the tills of the tourism and hospitality sector

"It's a model that has been followed in other countries, in Iceland, the city of Vienna, across Asia, in Australia.

"It's seen as an effective measure to stimulate the tourism and hospitality sector."

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