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Should the Labour Party be disbanded?

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In recent polls, the Labour Party has been bumping along at five or six per cent, slightly down from its catastrophic performance in the 2016 General Election, when the party achieved just 6.6 per cent, and held only seven of the 37 seats it had won in 2011.

It's time we talked about a post-capitalist society

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When Donald Trump was elected on a platform of far-right populism, many thought that, once in office he would soften his cough a good bit, or at least the “checks and balances” of the American political system would go some way to restrict his more madcap proposals.

Include Galway in rent reform plans, say Social Democrats

Galway West Social Democrats have called on the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney to include the Galway rental sector in his plans for rental reform.

Include Galway in rent reform plans, say Social Democrats

Galway West Social Democrats have called on the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney to include the Galway rental sector in his plans for rental reform.

TD Paul Murphy to speak in Galway on right to protest

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Paul Murphy, the outspoken and controversial Anti Austerity Alliance TD, is coming to Galway next week to address a public rally on the issue of democratic rights and the right to protest.

Ken Bruen's 'brilliant...surreal' take on Galway

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IN THE pristine minds of the inoffensive middleweights who like to think they dominate Irish literary culture post-Heaney, Ken Bruen is problematic. He writes novels people they describe as ‘ordinary’ like to read, with no higher aim in their devastatingly average minds than pure pleasure.

Death and carnage in France, Turkey, and the US

What an awful few days there has been again in this world in which we live.

What is the future for Labour, ahead of #GE16.2?

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So there we have it. A government. And even a programme to go with it. As with any document of this nature (and length) there is much that nobody will oppose - and much couched in anodyne language that will resist analysis, much less critique. There are however, some poison pills unearthed, such as the potential privatisation of healthcare facilities.

Ireland v Italy - with build up and analyses from Après Match

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WHEN THE Republic of Ireland play Italy in Euro 2016's 'Group of Death', will the 'boys in green' do what we did to Italy at USA 94, or will it be a harrowing 90 minutes that will make the whole championship one to forget?

Election 2016 promises an eventful 32nd Dáil

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Seismic! Earthquake! Meltdown! Some of the words being used to describe the outcome of last week’s General Election. With the results still being digested, it is too early to go into a detailed analysis – Insider hopes to return to that once the various tallies, results, and exit polls have been parsed – but the headline outcomes are quite stark.

 

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