Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dublin South West: Mick Murphy

Mick Murphy is the Socialist Party/United Left Alliance candidate for Dublin South West in the general election. Mick has been active fighting for working people for more than 20 years. He was a leading figure in the successful Anti Water Charges Campaign.

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Limerick City: Cian Prendiville

Cian Prendiville has been active on many issues in Limerick. Cian helped organise student protests against fees in UL. He has actively assisted workers at Dell, Mr Binman and Element 6 fight on issues from pay cuts to redundancies.

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Cynical betrayal of Irish people

Opening today’s press conference Cllr Clare Daly, Socialist Party and ULA candidate for Dublin North said:

“Fine Gael and the Labour Party correctly say that the Fianna Fail minority government,  
a) doesn't have the confidence of the Dail;   
b) has a Taoiseach who doesn't have the confidence of his own party;
c) is so utterly discredited that the General Election must be brought forward.

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Anti-gay laws in Uganda

When the European Parliament meets in Strasbourg for one week every month, the last session which takes place on Thursday afternoon is always devoted to debates on human rights issues in different parts of the world.

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