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#NEW POLITICS

# new-politics - Thursday 4 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 4th 2018, 3:39 PM 34,017 Views 111 Comments

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
# Waterford Cath Lab
# Waterford Cath Lab

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

Jul 8th 2017, 4:05 PM 8,992 Views 30 Comments

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
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 4:31 PM 48,151 Views 32 Comments

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
# That's A Good Thing Right
# That's A Good Thing Right

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

Jan 4th 2017, 10:13 PM 23,932 Views 105 Comments

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
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

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

Oct 4th 2016, 7:58 PM 9,345 Views 72 Comments

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
# Deputy Dancing
# Deputy Dancing

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 1:02 PM 28,588 Views 76 Comments

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
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

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

Jun 1st 2016, 9:22 PM 42,848 Views 94 Comments

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
# Analysis

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

Jun 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,589 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Independent Revolution
# Independent Revolution

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

Jan 7th 2015, 7:53 AM 27,326 Views 150 Comments

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
# Explainer

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

Dec 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,475 Views 50 Comments

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?
# Making A Move
# Making A Move

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

Feb 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,375 Views 86 Comments

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
# Libertas II?
# Libertas II?

Declan Ganley wants Ireland to have flat income tax for all

Jun 12th 2013, 8:05 PM 13,330 Views 139 Comments

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
# Public Meeting
# Public Meeting

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

Jun 6th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,274 Views 128 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 19 Views 52 Comments

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.