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Podcast -The Taxation Justice Alliance October 22, 2021

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Founded in 1924 , the Party was a split from Cumann na nGaedheal caused by the treatment of Army Officers in the 1924 Army Mutiny. This episode covers the Party as well as the Army Mutiny. The Group were also known as The National League and National Party
  1. The National Group
  2. The Independent Dublin Dream Team Band
  3. Post Office Candidates in Roscommon in 1991
  4. The United Labour Party
  5. Militant Labour

Growing from the Anti Water Charges movement in the mid 90’s, The Taxation Justice Alliance included The Socialist Party, Seamus Healy, Paddy Mulcahy and Owen Poole and contested the 1997 General Election. Aside from being anti Service Charges, it wanted a fairer tax system for PAYE workers, changes to allowances and the wealthy to be taxed more.

 

Lisa Maher -Socialist Party -1997 Dublin South March 20, 2010


From the 1997 General Election in Dublin South, Socialist Party candidate Lisa Maher who got 624 votes. In the 2004 Local elections Lisa Maher missed out on a seat by 84 votes.
She was prominent in the Federation of Dublin Anti Water Charges Campaigns and in this election she stood as part of the Taxation Justice Alliance which included the Socialist Party as well as some other candidates such as Owen Poole.

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Martin Walsh -Socialist Party -1997 GE Dublin South Central January 27, 2010


Martin Walsh of The Socialist Party in Dublin South Central in the 1997 General Election. Martin Walsh polled 328 votes. Walsh a shop steward at Packard Electrical in Tallaght from 1987 to 1996 and also had a role with the ATGWU.
Leaflet mentions some of the scandals of the time such as the Hepatitis C and Lowry/Dunne affair.

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