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#Ruth Coppinger

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber

Coppinger held up the poster while asking the Taoiseach about the removal of a Repeal mural outside Dublin city’s Project Arts Centre.

# ruth-coppinger - Monday 23 April, 2018

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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

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

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on'

Patrick McKee says that no offence was intended.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'See no homeless, hear no homeless, help no homeless': Paul Murphy hits out at government approach

Solidarity TDs have launched a Bill that aims to prevent the installation of anti-homeless devices.

# ruth-coppinger - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats

The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP

Richard Boyd Barrett said the government needs to declare Ireland’s housing crisis an emergency.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'More censorship': Row in Dáil as TD asks why gardaí spoke to professor over Regina Doherty blog

Blogger and academic Catherine Kelly claims she was cautioned by gardaí about her social media posts and online articles which referenced Regina Doherty.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin

Staff at Adapt in Dublin were told last month that the service was winding down.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'

The family’s story sparked a debate on the controversial ‘Catholics first’ policy in many primary schools.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Solidarity-PBP TDs refuse to stand for Dáil prayer and hold up 'separate Church and State' posters

Last week the Dáil voted to retain the Dáil prayer and also to add a 30 second moment of reflection.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Two TDs say they will break Dáil rules and refuse to stand during the daily prayer

It’s proposed a 30-second moment of silence will take place after the daily prayer.

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# ruth-coppinger - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'He's a sexual predator': John Halligan is not happy with Kenny meeting Trump

Halligan will be heading to Brazil for St Patrick’s Day.

# ruth-coppinger - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 15 December, 2016

New proposals to prevent landlords using loopholes to evict tenants

The AAA-PBP will bring the motion to the Dáil today.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

14 TDs in Dáil chamber as Bríd Smith produces packet of abortion pills

The Dáil is this evening discussing an AAA/PBP Bill calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

# ruth-coppinger - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# ruth-coppinger - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.

# ruth-coppinger - Sunday 24 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is it cheaper for the State to build houses directly than to use the private sector?

FactCheck examines a big claim on one of the major issues of the day.

# ruth-coppinger - Friday 1 July, 2016

FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?

FactCheck looks in depth at an AAA-PBP claim with big implications.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 23 June, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck attempts to resolve an argument over abortion facts on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night.

# ruth-coppinger - Sunday 5 June, 2016

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.

# ruth-coppinger - Saturday 4 June, 2016

"Bullying the populace into submission" - TDs aren't happy about Enda's comments on water charges

Kenny has made comments in a newspaper interview about the controversial charges.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach AAA

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach

The Dublin West TD says she represents an “alternative to the failed policies of the 1%”.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Fingal County Council confirms it's trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses

The council said that talks with the developer had not progressed as of yet.

# ruth-coppinger - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Tyrrelstown residents want immediate protection from vulture fund

Ruth Coppinger has called for the government to intervene.

# ruth-coppinger - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

# ruth-coppinger - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal

The party was refused a permit because the money might be used to ‘encourage an unlawful act’.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has cited Department of Environment figures which make for shocking reading. But what’s the truth?

# ruth-coppinger - Saturday 24 October, 2015

'We'll do whatever it takes to change this' -  Abortion pill bus arrives in Dublin Whistle-stop Tour This post contains videos

'We'll do whatever it takes to change this' - Abortion pill bus arrives in Dublin

The bus was delivering abortion pills to women in Galway, Limerick, Cork and Dublin.

# ruth-coppinger - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban

The alliance says that the ban on door-to-door collections is “political policing” and is hampering their “development”.

# ruth-coppinger - Monday 19 October, 2015

"Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone" - Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations

The Anti Austerity Alliance say that just-released cabinet papers show the current government is merely following a blueprint laid out by its predecessors.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home

An injunction action was taken by developer Hansfield Investments.

# ruth-coppinger - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

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

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

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Homeless family finds cockroaches in their hotel bathroom

Ruth Coppinger says it shows the need for inspections.

# ruth-coppinger - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# ruth-coppinger - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A TD says you should "break the law" to keep a roof over your head Homelessness This post contains a poll
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