Socialist Party wins a second TD and Anti Austerity Alliance 14 councillors.Read More »
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For years to come Joe Higgins TD will be an active force fighting for the people of Dublin West and beyond, so not announcing retirement from political activity, but today he announces he won’t be a candidate in the next General Election.Read More »
Not just individuals, but also the political and legal system that allowed banks and speculators engage in unbridled profiteering on homes and property, and the media that glorified them, that should be in the dock.Read More »
The Labour Party is in an obvious panic over water charges looming large as the Local and European Elections approach. They are right to be. Labour's infamous 'Tesco' Ad during the 2011 General Election Campaign specifically named a Fine Gael water tax of €238 per annum as one of the key things they would stop if in government. Their betrayal on this will cost them dear.Read More »
Technical Paper Author, Seamus Coffey has previously estimated ‘implicit corporate tax rate’ as 8%. Paper itself admits ‘implicit tax rate’ of 5.9% in 2012Read More »
Socialist Party demands stand alone Plebiscite whereby massively far-reaching proposals can be properly debated. Forcing a Plebiscite on May 23 along with Local and Euro Elections, with no adequate time for debate, would be anti-democratic and unacceptable.Read More »
Leading anti-fracking campaigner and Socialist Party member Donal O'Cofaigh has been selected by anti-fracking activists to stand as a local election candidate in Enniskillen in May. Here he outlines the importance of the election campaign and the fight for a seat to strengthen the movement to stop fracking beyond the elections.Read More »
Paul Murphy, members of the Socialist Party, and many more supporters of Paul’s work as an MEP have put in a huge effort to highlight crucial issues and to put Paul in the best position possible to retain the seat won by Joe Higgins in 2009, which Paul took over three years ago in March 2011.Read More »
New figures released for 2013 highlight how Ireland is a country of widening inequality, with a massive divide growing between the super-rich elite and big business on the one hand and the majority of the population subjected to brutal austerity on the other.Read More »
The Youth Guarantee was the crowning achievement of the Irish Presidency of the EU in 2013. The Labour Party have hailed it from the rooftops, Emer Costello MEP, has even gone to the bother of holding meetings around the city to promote it. But what does it really guarantee?Read More »