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#People Before Profit

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE New Left

Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE

Murphy announced he was parting ways with the Socialist Party last week.

From TheJournal.ie Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days Housing Protest

Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy faced a similar protest at the RDS yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action Opinion

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

From TheJournal.ie People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership John Lyons

People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership

He said he intends on forming a new group later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll RedC

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

From TheJournal.ie 'No family should be living in a shed': Warning over plan to allow log cabins as a form of housing Log Off

'No family should be living in a shed': Warning over plan to allow log cabins as a form of housing

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin said landlords would take advantage of the law if it was changed.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition Sex Education Bill

Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition

The bill seeks to introduce information on sexuality, gender and consent to all schools regardless of ethos.

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion Dublin City Council

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion

Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home Unsecure Tenancy

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home

Sarah and her husband Eamon have until June to try to find a new home for their family.

From TheJournal.ie 'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent' Bessborough This post contains videos

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent'

Deirdre Wadding says her time in the Cork mother and baby home in 1981 has haunted her ever since.

From TheJournal.ie 'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine Eighth Amendment

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The 32-county People Before Profit and why it's anti-austerity and pro-Brexit North Of The Border

The 32-county People Before Profit and why it's anti-austerity and pro-Brexit

The party has two representatives in Stormont.

From TheJournal.ie Poll support for left-wing parties 'shows the huge impatience for Repeal referendum' The Popular Kids

Poll support for left-wing parties 'shows the huge impatience for Repeal referendum'

Today’s poll puts support for the Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit at 9% – up three points since the last poll.

From TheJournal.ie People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route To 27b Or Not To 27b

People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route

The 27b route is set for some changes from 10 July onwards.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family Rathfarnham

Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family

Two men and a teenage boy were set upon by a gang of men and told to “go back to your own country” last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary' Obscene

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'

Gino Kenny has strong views on TD’s pay and says he’ll only take home the average industrial wage.

From TheJournal.ie The 8 most likely governments after the next election Election 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

As the election looms large, we assess what coalition options are on the table.

From TheJournal.ie Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties Playing With The Big Boys

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

From TheJournal.ie She's a witch! Meet the woman who could be Ireland's first Pagan TD Hocus Voteus

She's a witch! Meet the woman who could be Ireland's first Pagan TD

But Deirdre Wadding hopes it will be her radical left policies rather than her religion that will have voters under her spell.

From TheJournal.ie New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach Sinn Féin Government

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.

From TheJournal.ie Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for? Socialist Revolution

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit are joining forces.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving People Before Profit

Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving

His colleagues have expressed their shock at his passing.

From TheJournal.ie After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women? Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

From TheJournal.ie Can politicians harness the power of the water movement? Coverging

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

From TheJournal.ie Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together? Uniting The Left This post contains videos

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together?

There are FIVE left-wing parties in the Dáil right now. Can’t they all just get along?

From TheJournal.ie Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole Unemployed Help

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole

By-election candidate Adrienne Wallace says there would be outrage if ‘women or black people had to accept a lower rate’.

From TheJournal.ie Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised War On Drugs This post contains videos

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

The People Before Profit TD has argued that all drugs should be decriminalised. Here’s why…

From TheJournal.ie Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch No Surprises There

Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch

No word on whether silly walks will be introduced at Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released Free The Four

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released

A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets No Rules To Be Broken

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

From TheJournal.ie Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave Water Charges This post contains videos

Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave

Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

From TheJournal.ie Boyd-Barrett: 'I had to bury my daughter Ella. She was born with fatal foetal abnormalities' Personal Experience This post contains videos

Boyd-Barrett: 'I had to bury my daughter Ella. She was born with fatal foetal abnormalities'

The People Before Profit TD has recounted his own personal tragedy during a Dáil debate on abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin Budget

Here's how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin

The city council passed its annual budget last night.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras Like Hollywood

Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras

Her comments follow scuffles between protesters and gardaí in Clare Hall earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race Left-wing Tensions

Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race

Socialist Paul Murphy wasn’t happy with PBP after losing his seat in the Euros. Now they’ve declared a candidate in Dublin South-West.

From TheJournal.ie Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence? Referendum

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks Battle

High Court orders TD to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

Joan Collins and two Dublin councillors have been ordered to stop the blockade – but workers have vowed to continue to picket.

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks Careful Now

High Court orders Dublin councillor to stop blockading Greyhound trucks

But Cllr Gino Kenny has vowed to break the injunction.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

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