Fine Gael Fail Students Yet Again

With the release of first round CAO offers this week and the new academic year quickly approaching, tens of thousands of students across the country are beginning the search for a place to live....

Beef Plan Protests Show The Way Forward

Richard Boyd Barrett TD has said he and People Before Profit are fully behind the protests by the Beef Plan movement over the last number of weeks and says the protests will be a...

Health Care Staff Gain From Strike Action – But Is It Enough?

Members of SIPTU across a number of grades in the health sector, including hospital porters, healthcare assistants, cleaners and home helps, are balloting on a Labour Court Recommendation in relation to their pay. The...

Latest Government-Issued Licence For Oil And Gas Exploration Condemned

Granting of exploration licence to Europa is “a two fingers to the global climate movement" says Brid Smith TD.   The decision to grant Europa Oil and Gas a Frontier Exploration Licence to search for oil...

Stop Vulture Evictions – We Have Had Enough

A protest was held today outside the offices of Maples Fiduciary on Molesworth Street. They are the parent company of Val Issuer DAC who are currently in the middle of evicting up to 50...

The Regressive Broadcasting Charge

The government's plans to replace the television licence with a “device independent broadcasting charge” has been met with considerable outrage from the public. This is to capture money from the one in eight people who...

Hong Kong In Revolt

The mass protests which been rocking Hong Kong for eight weeks reached a new level this Monday. There were mass strikes, as part of an attempted political general strike, which were supported by 96 trade...

The Bitter Fruits Of Trump’s Poison

It was not hard to see what was coming. For anyone who has witnessed how racism works over the years, what happened on Saturday 3 August in El Paso near the US-Mexico border was...

TV Licence Tax Proposals Amount To Another Household Charge

Proposals are regressive and won’t lead to sustainable funding for public service broadcasting says Bríd Smith TD Bríd Smith TD, a member of the Dáil Communications committee, has hit out at proposals that could see...

Gino Kenny TD On Government New Drugs Policy

As the Government announce today a shift in the State’s approach to drug use TD Gino Kenny is calling for a “legal review” as to why full decriminalisation is not legally possible according to...