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# Political Party

All time
# guess who's coming to dinner?
Two-thirds would back a united Ireland if a referendum was held tomorrow, poll finds
The new Red C/Paddy Power has also found Fianna Fáil is Ireland’s most popular party.
# Anti-immigrant
German anti-Islam group Pegida to launch political party
The group launched a branch in Ireland in February.
# political venture
Would YOU vote for this political grouping?
The Independent TDs have been in discussions for “some time”.
# 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…
Political parties received €12.6 million of taxpayers money last year
A total of €12.6 million was given to parliamentarians last year.
# New Kids on the Block
One third of voters find Lucinda's new party appealing
A poll shows 35% of people think Ireland definitely needs a new party.
# unveiled
Lucinda Creighton's new party is called Renua Ireland
The announcement was made this morning.
# Slump
Fine Gael hasn't been this unpopular in a decade
Enda Kenny’s own satisfaction rating has fallen too in the latest poll, making him the least popular party leader in the Dáil.
# Your Say
Poll: Does Ireland need a new political party?
Deputy Shane Ross says that the time is right. What do you think?
# POPULAR KIDS
Good news for Enda: Government support up in new poll
The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post also found the majority of Irish people think the country’s economy is generally on track. There now.
# Green Party
Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’
Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.
# Independent network
TDs will provide 'support system' for election candidates - but insist they're not a party
Six independent TDs, including former Labour minister Roisin Shortall, are among those working together to provide a support system for independent candidates in the local elections.
Voices
Column: Will Ireland see a new political party?
While public dissatisfaction offers fertile ground for any new party it does not guarantee any new party longevity or success, writes Mark Beegan.
# No vote
Direct Democracy Ireland appeal for a no vote in Court of Appeal referendum
The political party say establishing a Court of Appeal will have ‘unintended’ consequences to the justice system.
# National Independent Party
EU referendum would be a "good idea" says would-be political party
The National Independent Party, launched today, will open its first constituency office later this week.
Voices
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Does Ireland need a new political party?
Declan Ganley said that he is considering setting up a new political party – but is there a need for one?
# 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.
# Donations
New guidelines reduce maximum donations to political parties
The guidelines also address corporate donations to parties and include strict rules on transparency.
# Germany
Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength
The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.
Voices
Column: Pinning hopes on a new political party is ultimately childish
Fresh thinking would be welcome on the political scene – but the reality is it wouldn’t change our situation, writes Dermot McNally.
# Think-In
Enda Kenny: Croke Park Agreement has a lot done, but more to do
The Taoiseach also refused to discuss a possible reshuffle among Fine Gael front benchers.
# 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.
# Political Action
Man to walk from Limerick to Dublin hoping to form new political party
Martin Critten says he wants people to join him in creating a new political party and a new manifesto that will be formed by the input of ordinary people.