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#SocDems

# socdems - Monday 22 February, 2021

Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission
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# Deleted Audio

Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission

Feb 22nd 2021, 2:53 PM 6,510 Views 7 Comments

Social Democrats TD Jennifer Whitmore said the issue “goes beyond party politics”.

# socdems - Thursday 5 October, 2017

A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists
# Budget Alley
# Budget Alley

A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists

Oct 5th 2017, 2:04 PM 13,344 Views 24 Comments

A busy morning on Molesworth Street, as the Greens, SocDems and Solidarity-PBP unveiled their ideas.

# socdems - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

New Bill aims to limit media ownership in Ireland
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

New Bill aims to limit media ownership in Ireland

Jan 31st 2017, 8:35 PM 12,789 Views 35 Comments

The Social Democrats introduced the Media Ownership 2017 Bill today.

# socdems - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Social Democrats hold their first annual conference - and vow to remove 'the baptism barrier'
# SocDems
# SocDems

Social Democrats hold their first annual conference - and vow to remove 'the baptism barrier'

Nov 20th 2016, 8:38 AM 14,616 Views 55 Comments

The party has unveiled its constitution for the first time, and appointed its national executive.

# socdems - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Stephen Donnelly is all on his own in the Dáil chamber after quitting the SocDems
# Dems The Breaks
# Dems The Breaks

Stephen Donnelly is all on his own in the Dáil chamber after quitting the SocDems

Sep 7th 2016, 1:12 PM 22,089 Views 43 Comments

Okay, not quite ‘on his own’ – but six degrees of separation away from his former colleagues.

# socdems - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Joan Burton hopes to do a deal with the SocDems and the Greens
# Likeminded
# Likeminded

Joan Burton hopes to do a deal with the SocDems and the Greens

Apr 6th 2016, 6:13 PM 19,268 Views 88 Comments

Labour wants to align with the SocDems and the Greens in the new Dáil.

# socdems - Monday 29 February, 2016

Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?
# New Kids On The Block
# New Kids On The Block

Did the Social Democrats really have a good election?

Feb 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 23,501 Views 60 Comments

The party got a strong vote in its first electoral test but it has stood still in terms of Dáil numbers.

# socdems - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'Fine Fáil' and 6 other things you need to know about this election
# Day Two
# Day Two

'Fine Fáil' and 6 other things you need to know about this election

Feb 28th 2016, 11:10 AM 18,147 Views 75 Comments

As the seats fill up, attention turns to what happens next.

# socdems - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Coalition rejected and 6 other things we already know about this election
# Analysis
# Analysis

Coalition rejected and 6 other things we already know about this election

Feb 27th 2016, 11:59 AM 87,343 Views 189 Comments

It’s a terrible day for the government, but a good day for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others.

# socdems - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'There's a reason no Fine Gael government has ever been re-elected' - former minister
# Two Days To Go
# Two Days To Go

'There's a reason no Fine Gael government has ever been re-elected' - former minister

Feb 24th 2016, 2:45 PM 21,931 Views 95 Comments

Róisín Shortall is not impressed with Enda Kenny or her old party, Labour.

# socdems - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Canvassing with the Soc Dems on rainy Grafton Street: 'You're kicking ass'
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Canvassing with the Soc Dems on rainy Grafton Street: 'You're kicking ass'

Feb 21st 2016, 6:10 PM 16,725 Views 62 Comments

The Social Democrats were out in force for a Dublin city centre canvass this afternoon.

# socdems - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

People are bankrupting themselves to help the SocDems - Catherine Murphy
# New Kids On The Block
# New Kids On The Block

People are bankrupting themselves to help the SocDems - Catherine Murphy

Feb 16th 2016, 1:07 PM 28,416 Views 63 Comments

The new party is garnering more attention after last night’s leaders’ debate.

# socdems - Friday 22 January, 2016

The SocDems won't cut USC, but will abolish water charges and reduce bus fares
# Soc It To Them
# Soc It To Them

The SocDems won't cut USC, but will abolish water charges and reduce bus fares

Jan 22nd 2016, 12:40 PM 24,902 Views 196 Comments

The party is launching its general election manifesto today.

# socdems - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'

Dec 8th 2015, 5:50 PM 32,906 Views 85 Comments

The Dáil has been discussing the revelations in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

# socdems - Friday 30 October, 2015

The SocDems have ruled out an election pact with Sinn Féin
# Right2Change
# Right2Change

The SocDems have ruled out an election pact with Sinn Féin

Oct 30th 2015, 4:45 PM 17,444 Views 179 Comments

Catherine Murphy is worried some of the left’s ideas could be unconstitutional.

# socdems - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

This ex-Fianna Fáil activist is among the latest batch of SocDem candidates
# Dáil Hopefuls
# Dáil Hopefuls

This ex-Fianna Fáil activist is among the latest batch of SocDem candidates

Oct 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 13,176 Views 36 Comments

Ken Curtin and three other Dáil candidates are being unveiled this morning.

# socdems - Monday 12 October, 2015

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?
# SocDems
# SocDems

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?

Oct 12th 2015, 12:14 PM 25,743 Views 98 Comments

The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.

# socdems - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats?

Jul 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 24,666 Views 117 Comments

Is this town big enough for both of them?

# socdems - Friday 17 July, 2015

Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?

Jul 17th 2015, 9:00 PM 138 Views 158 Comments

There is no future for our democracy in people picking and choosing which laws they obey, writes Labour TD Derek Nolan.

# socdems - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party

Jul 16th 2015, 8:05 PM 17,901 Views 91 Comments

The Tánaiste has been reacting to the launch of the Social Democrats yesterday.

6 things you need to know about Ireland's newest political party
# Social Democrats
# Social Democrats

6 things you need to know about Ireland's newest political party

Jul 16th 2015, 6:05 AM 18,484 Views 59 Comments

What can we expect from the Social Democrats?

# socdems - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party
# Social Democrats
# Social Democrats

We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party

Jul 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,723 Views 54 Comments

One of the three leaders of the Social Democrats spoke to TheJournal.ie about the new party today.