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Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
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Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

Jul 30th 2021, 12:38 PM 53,928 Views 77 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit
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'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit

Mar 1st 2021, 8:38 PM 43,198 Views 99 Comments

Murphy had previously set up the eco-socialist party RISE.

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
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Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

Jan 26th 2021, 7:57 PM 32,702 Views 92 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
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Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,828 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'
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Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:56 AM 68,872 Views 167 Comments

The Solidarity-People Before Profit (PBP) motion was defeated by 77 votes to 72.

'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors
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'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors

Oct 13th 2020, 9:38 PM 24,685 Views 51 Comments

The former employees are locked in a dispute over redundancy terms.

'It doesn't educate anyone': Calls to remove Galway's memorial to 'genocidal' Christopher Columbus
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'It doesn't educate anyone': Calls to remove Galway's memorial to 'genocidal' Christopher Columbus

Jun 9th 2020, 4:23 PM 41,515 Views 168 Comments

The monument is located near the Spanish Arch.

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government
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Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Mar 7th 2020, 5:40 PM 76,398 Views 207 Comments

Several hundred people from various groups took part in a protest this afternoon.

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat
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PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,084 Views 34 Comments

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'
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# Ge2020

Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'

Feb 8th 2020, 3:46 PM 72,014 Views 0 Comments

Loughnane was one of Solidarity-PBP’s two candidates in the constituency.

Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'
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Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'

Jan 22nd 2020, 4:05 PM 17,678 Views 94 Comments

People Before Profit TDs have called for the pension age to be reversed to 65.

Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE
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Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE

Sep 30th 2019, 2:09 PM 38,189 Views 141 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2019, 6:12 PM 18,664 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,607 Views 93 Comments

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.

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

Jan 7th 2019, 5:10 PM 47,470 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Sep 15th 2018, 5:21 PM 19,212 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Jul 19th 2018, 2:17 PM 45,789 Views 119 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2018, 2:10 PM 28,100 Views 143 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,399 Views 123 Comments

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

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:25 AM 26,438 Views 197 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2017, 6:01 AM 31,209 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Mar 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 68,408 Views 154 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2017, 1:46 PM 18,144 Views 334 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,536 Views 125 Comments

The party has two representatives in Stormont.

Poll support for left-wing parties 'shows the huge impatience for Repeal referendum'
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# The Popular Kids

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

Oct 30th 2016, 1:20 PM 17,984 Views 202 Comments

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

People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route
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# To 27b Or Not To 27b

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

Jun 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 29,061 Views 8 Comments

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

Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family
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Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family

May 11th 2016, 8:56 AM 17,144 Views 154 Comments

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.

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

Mar 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 53,790 Views 191 Comments

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

The 8 most likely governments after the next election
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# Election 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

Jan 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 48,410 Views 123 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,524 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 18,606 Views 81 Comments

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

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach
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# Sinn Féin Government

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

Oct 8th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,090 Views 121 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2015, 11:41 AM 17,442 Views 191 Comments

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

Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving
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Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving

Aug 11th 2015, 11:15 PM 25,644 Views 12 Comments

His colleagues have expressed their shock at his passing.

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

May 31st 2015, 7:45 AM 11,321 Views 45 Comments

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

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?
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Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

Apr 29th 2015, 6:56 PM 9,771 Views 44 Comments

They’re giving it a try.

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together?
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# Uniting The Left

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

Apr 26th 2015, 9:15 AM 10,731 Views 112 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2015, 6:05 AM 71,944 Views 166 Comments

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

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised
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# War On Drugs

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

Apr 20th 2015, 10:00 PM 14,785 Views 72 Comments

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

Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch
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# No Surprises There

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

Apr 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,882 Views 110 Comments

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

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