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# SocDems

This year
Holly Cairns to give first televised speech as party leader at SocDems conference
Last year
Opinion: The government cannot fix housing because their entire approach is flawed
Cian O'Callaghan
Holly Cairns on not being a 'stereotypical politician', Labour's broken trust and the need for change
All time
Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission
A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists
New Bill aims to limit media ownership in Ireland
Social Democrats hold their first annual conference - and vow to remove 'the baptism barrier'
Stephen Donnelly is all on his own in the Dáil chamber after quitting the SocDems
Joan Burton hopes to do a deal with the SocDems and the Greens
Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?
'Fine Fáil' and 6 other things you need to know about this election
Coalition rejected and 6 other things we already know about this election
'There's a reason no Fine Gael government has ever been re-elected' - former minister
Canvassing with the Soc Dems on rainy Grafton Street: 'You're kicking ass'
People are bankrupting themselves to help the SocDems - Catherine Murphy
The SocDems won't cut USC, but will abolish water charges and reduce bus fares
'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'
The SocDems have ruled out an election pact with Sinn Féin
This ex-Fianna Fáil activist is among the latest batch of SocDem candidates
Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?
Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats?
Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?
Derek Nolan
'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party
6 things you need to know about Ireland's newest political party
We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party