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#Anti- austerity alliance

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 1 December, 2016

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

Dec 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 26,720 Views 162 Comments

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin
# Resist Trump
# Resist Trump

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin

Nov 17th 2016, 6:01 AM 14,216 Views 136 Comments

TD Richard Boyd Barrett warned Trump’s win will boost openly fascist groups in Europe and the rest of the world.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 30 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 30th 2016, 1:20 PM 18,093 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.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict
# Rally For Justice
# Rally For Justice

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

Oct 22nd 2016, 2:45 PM 27,928 Views 0 Comments

“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 43,898 Views 161 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 54,066 Views 191 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 20,689 Views 68 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 18,875 Views 172 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 17 January, 2016

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

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

Jan 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 48,423 Views 123 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 28,704 Views 169 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 16 November, 2015

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015
# Housing
# Housing

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015

Nov 16th 2015, 6:14 PM 11,097 Views 42 Comments

Alan Kelly said that “ten times” more social houses than the 20 built so far this year will be completed by the end of 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 47,559 Views 130 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?
# Alan Kelly
# Alan Kelly

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?

Nov 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,416 Views 44 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 22 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 4:20 PM 11,558 Views 0 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers
# Toddle Along
# Toddle Along

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers

Oct 21st 2015, 3:25 PM 31,440 Views 107 Comments

New figures received by Paul Murphy also shed new light on the situation.

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 24,501 Views 103 Comments

Aren’t they on the same side?

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

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

Oct 19th 2015, 2:24 PM 22,431 Views 126 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 15,150 Views 103 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 20,507 Views 180 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 8 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 8th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,104 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.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:48 PM 4,654 Views 0 Comments

The end of the HSE, air strikes in Afghanistan and an assault in Tralee.

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 11,174 Views 0 Comments

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 17,457 Views 191 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 31,207 Views 187 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 24,894 Views 269 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests
# Political Policing
# Political Policing

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests

Sep 10th 2015, 8:29 PM 13,872 Views 133 Comments

The chief superintendent for the south Dublin division said she believes further protests would result in public order offences.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 31 August, 2015

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Aug 31st 2015, 9:14 AM 15,345 Views 174 Comments

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 43,856 Views 297 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 20,101 Views 199 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 20,571 Views 78 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 61,784 Views 169 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 22,421 Views 291 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 26,887 Views 144 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter
# Shade
# Shade

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter

Jul 12th 2015, 11:24 AM 31,759 Views 105 Comments

Ouch.

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 14,979 Views 123 Comments

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

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
# Spare A Fiver
# Spare A Fiver

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

Jun 18th 2015, 9:21 AM 16,492 Views 61 Comments

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# anti-austerity-alliance - 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 16,788 Views 68 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 31 May, 2015

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

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

May 31st 2015, 7:45 AM 11,344 Views 45 Comments

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

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"
# Professional Agitators
# Professional Agitators

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"

May 7th 2015, 11:59 PM 14,070 Views 153 Comments

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

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

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

Apr 29th 2015, 6:56 PM 9,779 Views 44 Comments

They’re giving it a try.

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