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Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s visit to the city today will be greeted by the United Left Alliance Galway, who will be protesting against the Government’s austerity measures and the €1.25 billion payout to the dead bank Anglo.
“Get a mandate!” barked Labour party Rottweiler, Councillor Billy Cameron. This verbal was directed at Dette McLoughlin, the chair of Galway’s United Left Alliance. However as quick as you could say travel expenses, McLoughlin replied: “You have no mandate to implement a household tax, nor to rob the poor to help the rich. If you had any principles you would resign from the Labour Party!”
The United Left Alliance Galway’s Alternative to Austerity event, which takes place this Sunday, is set to be, a “public meeting to explore alternatives to the Government’s slash-and-burn agenda”.
The United Left Alliance, the new force in Irish left wing politics, is to launch a Galway branch at a special public meeting next week.
Richard Boyd-Barrett, the newly elected People Before Profit TD, will address a public meeting next week, entitled ‘Where now for the Left in Irish politics?’
The family of bowel cancer victim Susie Long has spoken out about the surprise resignation of the Minister for Health, Mary Harney, on Wednesday night, saying that they feel utterly betrayed by her broken promises.
Socialist Party election candidate Conor Mac Liam is starting his campaign with a public meeting next Thursday to launch the United Left Alliance (ULA) in Kilkenny. Joe Higgins MEP (Socialist Party) and Cllr Seamus Healy (Tipperary Workers & Unemployed Action Group) are also on the bill.