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# New party?

Last year
# block party
Mica action groups declare intent to set up political party
The action groups intend to run local and general election candidates.
All time
# way out west
An Australian-born Irish citizen is forming 'The Moderate Party' from his home in Co Clare
David Barrett says he wants to ‘promote moderate capitalism while being socially responsible’.
# drumroll please
Ireland's newest political party is called 'Aontú' but what does it mean?
The latest party in the Irish political landscape so far has a membership of around 1,400.
Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'
Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.
# Social Democrats
6 things you need to know about Ireland's newest political party
What can we expect from the Social Democrats?
# Social Democrats
We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party
One of the three leaders of the Social Democrats spoke to about the new party today.
# Social Democrats
Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th
The Social Democrats launched in Dublin today. Here’s what we know so far…
# Party On
Could 'Social Democrats' be the name of this new party... and will this senator be involved?
Despite declaring as an independent candidate, senator Katherine Zappone could still join the rumoured new party.
# Analysis
Don't hold your breath for that new political party...
Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.
# State of the Nation
Move over Renua, there could soon be ANOTHER new party in town
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Re-Who-a?
'Completely daft': This TD doesn't think much of Renua Ireland...
Jerry Buttimer has given the first Fine Gael reaction to Lucinda Creighton’s new party.
# Recruitment
Is Jack and Jill's Jonathan Irwin joining Lucinda's new party?
Well, he’s not ruled it out.
Stephen Donnelly: 'The only party I'm involved in is my kid's birthday party'
The Independent TD has dismissed reports that he is setting up a new party.
# reboot ireland
These 4 videos might explain what Lucinda and Eddie's new party is all about
Financial advisor Eddie Hobbs explains some of what the ‘Reboot Ireland’ party is all about.
# party time
Lucinda Creighton is set to announce a new political party today
She will be joined by four other Reform Alliance members.
# Explainer
Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?
There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…
# Change
Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice wants to start a new political party
He says middle Ireland is being ignored.
# up to something
Would Shane Ross do a deal with Sinn Féin?
The outspoken TD talked about his ‘independent alliance’ in an interview with this week.
# Change
Shane Ross is the current favourite to lead a new political party
That’s according to a poll that the Independent TD commissioned himself.
Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon
The ‘is there going to be a new political party?’ story rumbles on…
# what's he building in there?
READ: Shane Ross calls on independents to 'change Irish politics radically'
The TD says he’s after a “common crusade” but not a new party – yet.
# The High Table Interview
Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party
The former Labour TD is “very open” to the idea of a new political party, she told
# Not happening... yet
Left Alliance? Independent TDs deny that they're about to form a new political party
Speculation has been mounting that left wing independent TDs are about to form a political party.
# Your Say
Poll: Does Ireland need a new political party?
There’s a lot of talk about one, but do we actually need it?
# Fine Gael
Creighton “not involved” in talks on new political party
The Fine Gael ‘rebels’ who were expelled from the parliamentary party are in talks about getting speaking rights – but will they form a new party?
Column: Is the Labour Party doomed or have they been here before?
The Irish electorate is both a strange beast and an angry and vengeful one at the moment, writes Gary Murphy, who says while the people might be punishing Labour, it will not herald a new political force.
# Political Party
Declan Ganley says need for a new political party is 'obvious'
The Libertas founder has confirmed that he is considering establishing a new political party in Ireland.
Aaron McKenna: Is this the new party we’ve been waiting for?
Running in its first ever election, Direct Democracy Ireland came fourth with 6.5 per cent of the vote in Meath East, which could show the Irish people desire for a real change in how the country works, writes Aaron McKenna.
# Politics
Poll shows majority want a new political party
The survey also paints a bleak picture about people’s belief in their own prospects for 2013.
# Politics
New political party 'Direct Democracy Ireland' launched in Dublin
The new party aims for Ireland’s political system become direct democracy rather than a representative democracy.
# Political Action
‘It doesn’t stop here’ – Man promises new political party after 123 mile walk
Martin Critten completed a 123-mile walk to Dublin last week and says that the support he received along the way gives him a platform to form a new political party shortly.
# New party?
Shane Ross linked to formation of new political party: report
A new centre-right political party involving the independent TD could be formed next year according to a report today.