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# aaa - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From alliances to acrimony: Why is the Irish left so fond of a split?
# The New Radicals
# The New Radicals

From alliances to acrimony: Why is the Irish left so fond of a split?

Feb 6th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,166 Views 15 Comments

A brief history of the left-wing splits and alliances of the past decade.

# aaa - Friday 10 March, 2017

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is changing its name
# Rebrand
# Rebrand

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is changing its name

Mar 10th 2017, 2:54 PM 24,776 Views 194 Comments

A spokesperson told TheJournal.ie that the move was brought about to expand the focus of the party.

# aaa - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country

Jan 29th 2017, 9:39 AM 13,482 Views 172 Comments

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have both lost ground.

# aaa - Thursday 19 January, 2017

By a whisker!: After 51-51 tie, Ceann Comhairle votes with government to defeat Anti-Evictions Bill
# Casting Vote
# Casting Vote

By a whisker!: After 51-51 tie, Ceann Comhairle votes with government to defeat Anti-Evictions Bill

Jan 19th 2017, 2:27 PM 41,237 Views 139 Comments

Sean Ó Fearghaíl voted with the government despite being elected as a Fianna Fáil TD.

# aaa - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'They're trying to pull a sly one': Dáil suspended over Irish Water row
# Dáil Suspended
# Dáil Suspended

'They're trying to pull a sly one': Dáil suspended over Irish Water row

Nov 24th 2016, 3:10 PM 27,044 Views 236 Comments

TD Mick Barry would not resume his seat after claiming the government had handpicked the chairperson for the water committee.

# aaa - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach
# AAA
# AAA

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach

Apr 5th 2016, 10:48 PM 43,886 Views 161 Comments

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

# aaa - Monday 7 March, 2016

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

Mar 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 33,950 Views 0 Comments

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

# aaa - Saturday 20 February, 2016

What's it like to be a first-time candidate? We went canvassing to find out
# General Election
# General Election

What's it like to be a first-time candidate? We went canvassing to find out

Feb 20th 2016, 10:00 PM 20,674 Views 68 Comments

You hear a lot about water charges, unwanted trees and Angela Merkel.

# aaa - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies
# Straight Into Jobstown
# Straight Into Jobstown

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country's most volatile constituencies

Feb 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 34,809 Views 147 Comments

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

# aaa - Monday 25 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 25th 2016, 12:56 PM 18,860 Views 174 Comments

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

# aaa - Sunday 6 December, 2015

I'm not a AAA fan but we shouldn't be able to restrict funding because we don’t like the look of them
# Column
# Column

I'm not a AAA fan but we shouldn't be able to restrict funding because we don’t like the look of them

Dec 6th 2015, 10:00 AM 99 Views 112 Comments

To restrict the fundraising ability because some members might theoretically commit public order offences is a disturbing development, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# aaa - Friday 20 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 28,702 Views 169 Comments

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

# aaa - Monday 16 November, 2015

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
# Forced To Pay
# Forced To Pay

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,453 Views 130 Comments

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# aaa - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Sinn Féin accused of "power grab" over the Right2Change pact
# Muscling In
# Muscling In

Sinn Féin accused of "power grab" over the Right2Change pact

Oct 31st 2015, 3:52 PM 18,329 Views 160 Comments

Ruth Coppinger says Sinn Féin were “paving the way” for Fianna Fáil to be returned to government.

# aaa - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it
# The Left Unites
# The Left Unites

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it

Oct 27th 2015, 5:33 PM 28,623 Views 262 Comments

The party has confirmed it will join left-wing parties and independents in a voting transfer pact.

# aaa - Monday 19 October, 2015

Heard about the 'bizarre' water charges protest outside a Sinn Féin TD's office?
# On The Same Side?
# On The Same Side?

Heard about the 'bizarre' water charges protest outside a Sinn Féin TD's office?

Oct 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 24,493 Views 103 Comments

Aren’t they on the same side?

# aaa - Monday 12 October, 2015

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?

Oct 12th 2015, 6:50 AM 15,148 Views 103 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has been at the centre of several controversies since Murphy was elected to the Dáil last year.

# aaa - Friday 9 October, 2015

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Oct 9th 2015, 10:45 AM 20,495 Views 180 Comments

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

# aaa - Saturday 3 October, 2015

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)
# Not Lying Down
# Not Lying Down

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 11,164 Views 0 Comments

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# aaa - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him

Sep 24th 2015, 11:57 AM 18,730 Views 125 Comments

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

# aaa - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,368 Views 0 Comments

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# aaa - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

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

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.

# aaa - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban
# Backlash
# Backlash

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Sep 12th 2015, 7:44 PM 31,192 Views 188 Comments

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

# aaa - Friday 11 September, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'

Sep 11th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,891 Views 269 Comments

An RTÉ report this evening detailed what charges those involved would be facing.

# aaa - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking
# Slammed Door
# Slammed Door

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking

Aug 30th 2015, 6:58 PM 43,827 Views 297 Comments

The anti-water charges TD isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# aaa - Friday 28 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 28th 2015, 5:27 PM 20,087 Views 199 Comments

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

# aaa - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

AAA expels councillor who threatened to cut activist's throat
# Facebook Post
# Facebook Post

AAA expels councillor who threatened to cut activist's throat

Aug 26th 2015, 9:40 AM 20,562 Views 78 Comments

Limerick councillor John Loftus is no longer considered a member of the AAA.

# aaa - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'I'll cut your f***in throat': AAA councillor says death threat was a moment of madness
# Facebook Post
# Facebook Post

'I'll cut your f***in throat': AAA councillor says death threat was a moment of madness

Aug 25th 2015, 9:18 PM 61,762 Views 169 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance will meet later to discuss the threat made against an activist in Limerick.

# aaa - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'
# Leaks
# Leaks

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

Aug 13th 2015, 7:52 AM 22,403 Views 291 Comments

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

# aaa - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?
# Left Power
# Left Power

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?

Aug 8th 2015, 9:18 PM 26,878 Views 144 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is in talks with People Before Profit.

# aaa - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

Jul 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 64,099 Views 185 Comments

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

# aaa - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills
# Confidential
# Confidential

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills

Jun 18th 2015, 5:20 PM 14,950 Views 123 Comments

The AAA TD has been thwarted in his latest attempt to uncover payment rates.

# aaa - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Politics is a dirty world’: AAA activist quits after bitter row over council seat
# Socialist Upheaval
# Socialist Upheaval

‘Politics is a dirty world’: AAA activist quits after bitter row over council seat

Jun 8th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,751 Views 68 Comments

Bernadette Rynne claims she was passed over for a council seat, but AAA members in Dublin West dispute her account.

# aaa - Sunday 17 May, 2015

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,458 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

# aaa - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall

May 12th 2015, 10:50 AM 14,903 Views 166 Comments

Councillor Terry Shannon says it is not right to be flying a Yes flag but not a No one.

# aaa - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Why this TD uses military metaphors and might nationalise Dunnes
# The Revolution Will Be Televised
# The Revolution Will Be Televised

Why this TD uses military metaphors and might nationalise Dunnes

Apr 12th 2015, 10:30 AM 20,638 Views 173 Comments

Here’s what we learned from our extensive interview with anti-austerity TD Ruth Coppinger this week.

# aaa - Saturday 11 April, 2015

What is the Socialist alternative to Irish Water and water charges?
# The Left Way
# The Left Way

What is the Socialist alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

Apr 11th 2015, 6:30 PM 20,195 Views 132 Comments

We asked Ruth Coppinger to outline what the Socialists would do if they abolished Irish Water and water charges.

# aaa - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word

Apr 10th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,600 Views 71 Comments

The Socialist.AAA TD insists that controversial protest in Jobstown last year was “generally peaceful”.

# aaa - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest

Apr 9th 2015, 1:06 PM 17,750 Views 145 Comments

The Anti Austerity Alliance has launched a “counter-offensive” against Irish Water, outside the beleaguered utility’s HQ.

# aaa - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

AAA sends legal letter to Sinn Féin amid anti-water charge infighting in Limerick
# Counter Protests
# Counter Protests

AAA sends legal letter to Sinn Féin amid anti-water charge infighting in Limerick

Apr 8th 2015, 4:37 PM 16,225 Views 0 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has accused a Sinn Féin councillor of “scurrilous lies”.

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