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# socialists - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Varadkar says socialists want to separate 'people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing' from others

The Taoiseach said socialists want to segregate communities.

# socialists - Monday 27 June, 2016

Spain's conservatives have scored a big election victory in the wake of Brexit

The Popular Party (PP) increased its number of seats in the second election in six months.

# socialists - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Two months after their election, Spain’s politicians might finally be forming a government

But Podemos chief Pablo Iglesias says it’s some way off.

# socialists - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn't be enough bills to bin at his 'Bin your Bills' protest

The Anti Austerity Alliance has launched a “counter-offensive” against Irish Water, outside the beleaguered utility’s HQ.

# socialists - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Unsurprisingly, the Socialists don't think RTÉ is biased in favour of them

Labour claims that the national broadcaster

# socialists - Monday 9 February, 2015

Paul Murphy released from garda custody, says he didn't answer questions about Jobstown

Murphy was still in his pyjamas when offficers called to his south Dublin home, his partner has said.

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"I'm not some sort of master criminal that deserves to have six gardaí at my door"

TD Paul Murphy has been speaking to reporters, following his release from garda custody.

"You would imagine he was a big fellow, that he would resist arrest or something"

Joe Higgins says six gardaí called to arrest his colleague Paul Murphy at his house this morning.

# socialists - Friday 17 October, 2014

Mary Lou: Socialists were nowhere to be seen after telling people to boycott property tax Scarpered This post contains videos

Mary Lou: Socialists were nowhere to be seen after telling people to boycott property tax

The Sinn Féin deputy says that Socialist TD Paul Murphy ran on a slogan in Dublin South-West.

# socialists - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday's two Dáil by-elections

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

# socialists - Monday 3 September, 2012

Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?

Clare Daly has asked the Socialist Party to pass on some of the allowance it gets for her membership. What’s going on?

Daly's stance could hinder future of ULA, says Higgins

Joe Higgins says a “majority” of people within the United Left Alliance object to Clare Daly’s political support to Mick Wallace.

# socialists - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Daly: "My resignation has absolutely nothing got to do with Mick Wallace"

Clare Daly says any suggestion that she left the Socialist Party because of Mick Wallace is “a complete lie”.

# socialists - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Clare Daly criticises 'inaccurate' Socialist Party, says she is now ULA TD

The Dublin North TD said that the criticism from her former colleagues in the Socialist Party was “inaccurate” but said she would not engage in a war of words following her resignation earlier.

Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party

The Dublin North TD tendered her resignation yesterday according to the party which said that she valued her political relationship with Mick Wallace more than her work with the party.

# socialists - Monday 21 November, 2011

Centre-right wins huge majority in Spain's elections Spain This post contains videos

Centre-right wins huge majority in Spain's elections

Mariano Rajoy’s People’s Party swept to victory, promising reforms amid widespread anger at the outgoing Socialist government.

# socialists - Monday 6 June, 2011

Victory for Social Democrats in Portuguese election as Socialist government falls

As happened in Ireland, the unpopular government who sought an international bailout has been ousted.

# socialists - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Portugal heads to the polls to elect new government as bailout looms large

The ruling party is unlikely to suffer a Fianna Fáil type electoral meltdown but the bailout means that it will almost certainly not be re-elected.