# Social Democrats

Last week
25th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024
Housing expert Rory Hearne to seek Social Democrats nomination to run in European elections
Last month
February 2024
Who's running in the European elections? Here are the declared candidates so far
House prices are now higher than the peak of the Celtic Tiger boom in 2007
Holly Cairns appeals to 'disillusioned' voters in first speech at Social Democrats conference
Holly Cairns to give first televised speech as party leader at SocDems conference
Varadkar says he is abused on the street about Gaza, as Tánaiste says sanctions not ruled out
Varadkar said Israel has become “blinded by rage” and is not even listening to the advice of its close ally the United States anymore.
Taoiseach says he has been "shouted at and abused" by the public over the government's response to Gaza
Tánaiste says Ireland could impose travel ban on West Bank settlers even if EU does not make collective decision
UNRWA chief will meet with Micheál Martin in Dublin this week
'We have to face these things head on': Cairns says more women needed in politics to combat harassment
Interview: TD Gary Gannon opens up about mental health and his recent ADHD diagnosis
The Dublin Central TD said he is frustrated that others in Ireland are not able to access the same supports that have been available to him.
This year
Motion for govt to join South Africa's case against Israel defeated in Dáil
Homelessness: Children in emergency accommodation tops 4,000 for first time
Official figures show 9,409 adults and 4,105 children were in emergency accommodation in November.
The figures are an increase of 335 compared with October 2023.
Over 190 more children are now living in emergency accommodation.
The numbers have been labelled a stark beginning to the new year.
Last year
Taoiseach criticises 'divisive' McEntee no confidence vote and believes it 'can only fail'
Labour Party and Social Democrats 'have to be one again', former Labour leader says
Government approves €95 million in funding for greyhound and horse racing industries
Varadkar: 'I’m not sure if the Israeli government listens to anyone anymore'
Varadkar says Ireland would lose influence by going 'too far' in response to Israel motion
Govt announce additional funding for ICC as Sinn Féin call for Israel's referral to the court
Calls for von der Leyen to resign by People Before Profit while SocDem's say they 'wouldn't vote for her'
People Before Profit and SocDems seek emergency Dáil debate on situation in Gaza and Israel
Varadkar welcomes SocDems position on working with Fine Gael after next election
Talk of cutting taxes are an attempt to 'buy votes', says Holly Cairns
Criticism as buyers in new housing estate asked for extra €60k to finish homes
Private owners of land at Castletown House limit road access to the historic site
Cian O'Callaghan says we're becoming a nation of renters - so how would the Soc Dems change that?
Varadkar says his comment about people refusing social housing was 'misrepresented'
Government criticised for giving housing update during Tubridy hearings
Dublin TD Cian O' Callaghan appointed as first Deputy Leader of the Social Democrats
Ireland among EU countries with the biggest increase in young adults living with their parents
Holly Cairns: 'Our healthcare shouldn't be informed by Leo saying he feels uncomfortable'
Cairns clarifies speech criticising lack of engagement with Clare community blockading hotel
Holly Cairns says she'll talk to all parties after next election but 'change' is in the air
Rural Independents spark debate on log cabins during Dáil motion on housing supports
Cian O'Callaghan: Owners of vacant properties should either use it, rent it or sell it
Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin defeated by conservatives in country's general election
McDonald on the rise of Holly Cairns: 'It's extremely positive. I'm delighted for her'
Analysis: Is Holly Cairns correct about her generation being worse off than their parents?
Social Democrats' support more than doubles after Holly Cairns elected leader
Holly Cairns on not being a 'stereotypical politician', Labour's broken trust and the need for change
Holly Cairns set to become leader of Social Democrats as other candidates ruled out
Nominations for Social Democrats' leadership to open tomorrow morning
'Right time to hand over reins': Murphy and Shortall step down as SocDem co-leaders