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#ULA

# ula - Sunday 17 May, 2015

# ula - Saturday 23 November, 2013

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

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?

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you paid the household charge?

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 This post contains images

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

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.