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# ula - Sunday 17 May, 2015

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,738 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

# ula - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down
# Happy Gilmore
# Happy Gilmore

Good news for Labour in new opinion poll, FF and SF both down

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:24 PM 10,101 Views 180 Comments

More than half of those questioned said they approved of the Government’s actions in leading the country out of the EU/IMF bailout.

# ula - Monday 21 October, 2013

Cannabis legalisation: Where do the parties stand?
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Cannabis legalisation: Where do the parties stand?

Oct 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 36,933 Views 263 Comments

Independent TD Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is due to launch a bill in the coming days proposing the legalisation of the drug.

# ula - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Gilmore: "The place for any young person is not permanently in front of a flatscreen"
# Dole Cuts
# Dole Cuts

Gilmore: "The place for any young person is not permanently in front of a flatscreen"

Oct 17th 2013, 11:59 AM 12,483 Views 118 Comments

The cut in dole payments for young people dominated Leader’s Questions, following a Labour backbencher’s remark about young people ‘stuck watching flatscreens’.

# ula - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Support for Fine Gael holding up in latest Red C poll, slight drop for Labour
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Support for Fine Gael holding up in latest Red C poll, slight drop for Labour

Aug 8th 2013, 4:26 PM 7,309 Views 124 Comments

It appears the passing of the Protection of Life Bill hasn’t damaged support for Enda Kenny’s party: they’re up one point in the latest political opinion poll, while Labour is down by the same margin.

# ula - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'The Government is attempting to deny symphysiotomy victims access to the courts' - Clare Daly
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

'The Government is attempting to deny symphysiotomy victims access to the courts' - Clare Daly

Jul 18th 2013, 12:35 PM 5,483 Views 24 Comments

Dublin North TD Clare Daly says that any comparison between redress schemes for Magdalene and symphysiotomy survivors is ‘wholly inappropriate’.

# ula - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:20 PM 36,189 Views 405 Comments

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed the Dáil today but there was some opposition on all sides. Here’s who voted against it….

# ula - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

We were showcased as a 'nation of pimps' during Obama visit - Daly
# Hostile Reception
# Hostile Reception

We were showcased as a 'nation of pimps' during Obama visit - Daly

Jun 19th 2013, 12:21 PM 26,618 Views 223 Comments

The ULA TD says she wouldn’t have been surprised to have seen ministers dressed up in leprechaun hats.

# ula - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party
# New Political Party
# New Political Party

Two TDs setting up new 'United Left' political party

Apr 25th 2013, 6:50 AM 19,092 Views 122 Comments

The formation of a new political party involving TDs Clare Daly and Joan Collins comes in the wake of the apparent collapse of the United Left Alliance in recent months.

# ula - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance
# Not So United
# Not So United

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

Jan 26th 2013, 5:45 PM 13,814 Views 80 Comments

The party of Joe Higgins has pulled out of the ULA, meaning the group now only has three members in the Dáil.

# ula - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore refuses to confirm property tax rumours

Nov 29th 2012, 12:03 PM 10,748 Views 119 Comments

Reports suggest the property tax will cost homeowners between €200 and €400 a year – but Eamon Gilmore would not discuss the figures in the Dáil this morning.

# ula - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Column: Troubles over Mick Wallace follow a long line of left-wing splits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Troubles over Mick Wallace follow a long line of left-wing splits

Oct 21st 2012, 8:30 AM 156 Views 44 Comments

The Irish left has a history of schism, writes Adrian Grant – but if it wants to reap electoral rewards it must learn to co-operate.

# ula - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs
# Wallace
# Wallace

Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:49 PM 10,350 Views 61 Comments

Healy said his party were disappointed and frustrated with the ULA’s handling of Wallace’s tax affairs.

# ula - Friday 8 June, 2012

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott

Jun 8th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,049 Views 58 Comments

Both Joan Collins and Thomas Pringle believe that evading taxes is entirely separate to rejecting an austerity agenda.

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action

Jun 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,626 Views 85 Comments

The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.

# ula - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign

Jun 7th 2012, 7:55 PM 9,393 Views 224 Comments

Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.

# ula - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:03 AM 28 Views 18 Comments

There were two elections and two referendums last year – and yet, political parties received just €31k in donations. What’s going on, asks Aaron McKenna.

# ula - Friday 4 May, 2012

Opposition TDs force Dáil debate on domiciliary care allowance
# Cuts
# Cuts

Opposition TDs force Dáil debate on domiciliary care allowance

May 4th 2012, 9:29 AM 2,214 Views 5 Comments

The allowance is given to the carer of children with severe disabilities who need close supervision. Opposition TDs say there have been significant problems with the payment recently.

# ula - Friday 13 April, 2012

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge registrations creep over 900,000 barrier

Apr 13th 2012, 2:26 PM 4,350 Views 99 Comments

Around 10,000 new households have been accounted for in the last three days – still only just over half the population.

# ula - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Estimated 890,000 have paid the household charge

Apr 10th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,695 Views 107 Comments

The official deadline passed on 31 March but several thousand property owners have paid the €100 charge over the past ten days.

# ula - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Planning NOT to pay the household charge today? Here's what to do

Mar 31st 2012, 8:15 AM 15,180 Views 128 Comments

So you’re liable for the household charge but you’ve decided you’re not going to pay? Here’s a few things you might want to do instead.

# ula - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Almost half of voters support EU fiscal treaty referendum – poll
# Poll
# Poll

Almost half of voters support EU fiscal treaty referendum – poll

Mar 24th 2012, 6:48 PM 2,512 Views 78 Comments

Almost one in five voters say they don’t know how they will vote in the referendum according to the Sunday Business Post/Red C poll.

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

Mar 24th 2012, 2:30 PM 12,668 Views 145 Comments

There’s exactly one week to go before the deadline for paying the charge and the government insists there’ll be a last minute rush. So we’re asking – have you paid it?

# ula - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

In pics: Hundreds march in Dublin in anti-austerity protest
# Protest
# Protest

In pics: Hundreds march in Dublin in anti-austerity protest

Feb 29th 2012, 4:30 PM 4,131 Views 46 Comments

Protesters marched to Leinster House today to protest against a range of measures affecting rural Ireland, including the household charge, septic tank charges, and the closure of schools and hospitals.