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From Bended Knee to a New Republic

Brendan Ogle’s new book  describes how the fight for water is changing Ireland

November 2nd: From its explosion onto Dublin’s streets in October 2014 the anti-water-charges campaign has changed the face of politics in the Republic. 337 more words

Republic Of Ireland News

Public sector voluntary exit scheme impacting staff morale and quality of services – NI Audit Office

Report recommends cost-benefit analysis should take account of natural wastage, cost of increased agency working and temporary consultancy work

Unite Regional Officer, Gareth Scott, who represents the union’s members working in the industrial civil service in Northern Ireland, welcomed the report’s findings and supported the call for a further interrogation of Voluntary Exit Scheme’s benefits: 314 more words

Press Releases

Housing in Crisis:

By Henry Stewart : @happyhenry

If councils had continued to build homes at the rate they did from 1974 to 1979, we would by 2014 have had 4.1 million extra dwellings.

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Topical News

The British Labour Party's last rites - after one hundred and sixteen years?


Funeral Director Corbyn>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Funeral Director McDonnell



by Rhys Jolley previously published here

“Jeremy Corbyn is not a leader”, the cry goes out, “he’ll destroy the Labour Party. Replace him!” Media pundits and plants repeat this mantra daily.

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Previously published here

By Aaron Bastini

Labour’s long decline can only be ended by an insurgent movement. And Corbyn is the candidate of that movement.

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Social service funding crisis deepens

Research, carried out before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, has highlighted fundamental problems concerning how different social services will be affected in the future, including adult social care. 694 more words