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#NEW POLITICS

# new-politics - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Government loses in Dáil as opposition votes to declare national housing emergency

It is not binding, however, on the government to follow through on the actions contained within the motion.

# new-politics - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sinn Féin seeks to speed up cath lab review with new politics

David Cullinane says the bill will inject “a sense of urgency” into the issue.

# new-politics - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards

It’s not the first time the government has lost a vote, but it is the first since Varadkar became Taoiseach.

# new-politics - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016

Corporation tax returns were a full €737 million higher than expected in 2016.

# new-politics - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Government says it won't oppose Fianna Fáil's hate crime Bill

The Fianna Fáil Bill aims to tackle crimes that are linked to race, sexual orientation or gender.

# new-politics - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman

Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.

# new-politics - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# new-politics - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Don't hold your breath for that new political party...

Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.

# new-politics - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'

Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.

# new-politics - Monday 15 December, 2014

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

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…

# new-politics - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Shane Ross asks supporters: Is the time right for a new political movement?

The independent TD has emailed a small network of supporters and advisors to seek their views on the possibility of establishing a new political movement.

# new-politics - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Declan Ganley wants Ireland to have flat income tax for all

The Libertas founder was at a public meeting to investigate the possibility of setting up a new political movement.

# new-politics - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ganley: No political party represents the moderate, pro-life constituency

Businessman Declan Ganley is holding a public meeting next week as efforts to form a new political party gather pace but he is coy on whether or not he’ll definitely form a new party.

# new-politics - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians

If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.