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national / elections / politics / press release Wednesday August 11, 2010 00:55 by Charlie Williams   text 17 comments (last - friday march 20, 2015 10:54)   image 1 image
We're pleased to inform you that a new political party in Ireland is on its way. Fís Nua or New Vision.
We see ourselves as a federation of socialy and ecologicaly engaged persons and groups/organisations that want to enter the parliaments.

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national / elections / politics / other press Thursday July 08, 2010 12:41 by Leeside News   text 2 comments (last - thursday july 08, 2010 14:58)
Councillor Chris O'Leary has announced his decision to join Sinn Fein read full story / add a comment
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down / elections / politics / press release Tuesday April 27, 2010 15:49 by Irish Republican Youth   image 1 image
Education Minister Caitríona Ruane joined a large group of Ógra Shinn Féin members today at Down’s County Museum in Downpatrick, to launch Sinn Féin’s Youth Manifesto ‘Creating the Future’, for the upcoming Westminster election.

The Museum was selected as a site of historical significance, it previously being home of the County Gaol where United Irishmen leader Thomas Russell was executed on 21 October 1803.

The youth manifesto which was drafted by members of the party’s youth wing Ógra Shinn Féin forms the basis of the work and policies which Sinn Féin will be carrying out regards youth in the next 5 years.

These include education, suicide prevention, drug and alcohol awareness, calling for the abolition of ASBO’s, road safety, youth job creation, creating affordable housing, and progressing Irish Unity.

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tyrone / elections / politics / press release Thursday April 22, 2010 16:17 by West Tyrone Ógra Shinn Féin   video 1 video file
West Tyrone Ógra Shinn Féin have launched a youth election broadcast today (21/04/10) for the upcoming Westminster Election on May 6th.

The youth broadcast features endorsements for Pat Doherty MP from Tyrone GAA County Star Seán O'Neill, Tyrone Hurler Mickey Kelly, and Dromore GAA supremo Fabian O'Neill who captained the triumphant 2007 Dromore Team to their first County Championship.
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national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Sunday April 18, 2010 00:19 by Michael Gallagher   text 9 comments (last - wednesday april 21, 2010 14:52)
Having chatted recently to many other people on the left so as to try and gauge the possibility of the broadest ever coming together of a revolutionary left alliance on this island, it appears that we are going to miss the best opportunity in making the biggest electoral impact by the genuine left in years. Too many parties/groups seem to be carrying too much historical baggage about each other. This party won't work with that party for this reason....that party won't work with anyone for some other reason....that party can't be trusted because of past mistakes....sniping.....backbiting.....nitpicking........petty grudges.....personalities.....sectarianism......our view is the right one......we have more experience.... blah blah blah blah blah.

Below is an open letter to all the genuine Socialist organisations in Ireland read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / other press Thursday April 15, 2010 01:34 by Craig McInerney
A change in the Irish economy can only occur with a dramatic change in our political landscape. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / news report Thursday April 08, 2010 21:16 by People Before Profit Alliance   text 9 comments (last - monday may 10, 2010 19:08)   video 1 video file
For those who missed Eamonn's great analysis of why having a People Before Profit candidate in the Westminister elections on May 6th.

'Find a new direction beyond the Orange and the Green' read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Wednesday March 31, 2010 15:43 by Angry Green   text 26 comments (last - wednesday november 06, 2013 00:33)   image 1 image
It is now time to form a new more left of centre Green Party as Traditional Green policies such as Climate Change, emissions reduction and renewable energy, while I agree with them are no longer enough. We don’t just want to save the planet. We want to make life so much better for the people living on it. The current Green Party has not delivered ( with the notable exception of power points for non currently existent electric cars!) and has no new ideas of any note whatsoever. They are no different than the other parties out there at the moment. read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / news report Saturday January 30, 2010 21:32 by Marcopolo   text 25 comments (last - monday march 01, 2010 21:52)
People Before Profit Alliance Councillor Brid Smith has announced her candidacy for the new directly elected post of Mayor of Dublin. The new post will represent all of Dublin City and County. read full story / add a comment
galway / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Thursday January 14, 2010 15:05 by donkylemore
where to the Greens now . the party of probity and ethical standards in high places
will they seek to have Lowry removed or will they continue to linger on in power with FF with Lowry's guarantee to follow the govt. whip/ read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / other press Saturday January 09, 2010 01:36 by Ronnie   text 19 comments (last - tuesday january 19, 2010 00:08)
The only place he is going is out of Sinn Fein. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / opinion/analysis Wednesday November 04, 2009 20:46 by Michael Murphy   text 85 comments (last - monday november 30, 2009 14:25)
This is a response to the SWP's reply which appeared on thier website in late August. Their material was in reply to previous Socialist Party material on the issues of left co-operation, new mass workers party and left election slates. The Socialist Party believes our reply is an accuarte assesment of the discussions that took place among groups on the left in the run in to the recent local elections and outlines our views on many of the issues facing the left. We believe there should be a left slate for the next general election and we hope our reply can assist that process. read full story / add a comment
national / elections / politics / press release Thursday October 15, 2009 22:30 by Fiachra Ó Luain   text 3 comments (last - friday october 16, 2009 19:05)
Fiachra Ó Luain has been seeking answers about how it was possible that 3,000 of his first preference votes could have allocated to Mr. Declan Ganley. On 0.000175% of Ganley's budget he received 6,510 first preferences in the June European Elections. As a resident of Donegal he offers his perspectives on the recent RTE radio show investigating why Donegal voted No. read full story / add a comment
dublin / elections / politics / event notice Saturday September 26, 2009 20:44 by Annraoi blaney
All welcome even yes voters, please ask questions!!!
Speakers Annraoi Blaney, Patricia Mc Kenna, Robert Ballagh, Eamon Blaney and special guest speaker Danish MEP Jens Petter Bonde. Questions and answer session after read full story / add a comment
donegal / elections / politics / press release Sunday September 20, 2009 20:36 by Annraoí Blaney   text 1 comment (last - monday september 21, 2009 21:36)
Hi there is a public meeting tomorrow night Monday at 7.30 in Letterkenny and a press conference at 12noon, in the Glenealy House Hotel. The meeting is being organised by the Peoples movement and speakers will be Patrica Mc Kenna and guest speaker is Mr. Annraoí Blaney (son of the late Neil T Blaney)

Everybody welcome!!!

Hope you can spread the word for cheers

Regards.. Annraoí(Harry)Blaney
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some folk think nazi porn media is ironic - the wrong people........... Vote NO!
international / elections / politics / other press Monday September 07, 2009 23:02 by scorchio   text 1 comment (last - wednesday september 09, 2009 14:23)   image 2 images
Anyone contemplating voting No! for the first time in the upcoming Lisbon 2 referendum in Ireland really ought know the name of the candidates to be the first president of the EU. After all it's not a completely done thing that once the Irish get their answer "right", Tony Blair will sweep into the history books. The current chancillor of Germany, Angela Merckel is another leading candidate as are former prime ministers of Sweden and Luxembourg......"anyway"....... Germany is in the news globally at the moment for several reasons. First the fact that last Friday its army ordered an attack by the USAF on a fuel tanker in Afghanistan which resulted in the deaths of over 80 civilians. Second because it is running into elections. Third because its AIDS awareness people have presented a publicity image of Hitler shagging a girlie from behind with the caption "AIDS is a mass murderer". Here follows a miscellany of links in English so you can keep abreast. read full story / add a comment
limerick / elections / politics / event notice Monday September 07, 2009 01:21 by John Lannon
Absolute Hotel, Thursday 10th September 2009, 8.00pm read full story / add a comment
A discusion on The Lisbon Treaty, The Economy & The"Guarantees"
kildare / elections / politics / event notice Sunday August 16, 2009 21:36 by Bazra B   text 4 comments (last - friday august 28, 2009 23:02)   image 1 image
A discusion on The Lisbon Treaty, The Economy & The"Guarantees" read full story / add a comment
westmeath / elections / politics / event notice Sunday August 16, 2009 19:55 by June Kelly
VOTE NO TO THE LISBON TREATY

"The Midlands Branch of the People’s Movement will hold a public meeting at the Greville Arms Hotel in Mullingar, County Westmeath at 8pm on 20th August 2009. The People’s Movement is campaigning for a NO Vote on the forthcoming Referendum re run on the Lisbon Treaty – Speakers: Patricia McKenna, Peter Lacey and Mags Glennon. All welcome. For further details please phone: 0861963134 – www.people.ie"

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national / elections / politics / press release Monday August 10, 2009 02:45 by Republican Socialist Youth Movement   text 1 comment (last - thursday august 13, 2009 11:55)   image 1 image
RSYM condemns Labour and Fine Gael Hypocrisy read full story / add a comment
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