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Information Commissioner Undertakes Review of Department of Finance FOI Decision

Information Commissioner Undertakes Review of Department of Finance FOI Decision

The Information Commissioner has responded to a complaint made by Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy regarding the difficulties experienced in accessing information from the Department of Finance through the Freedom…

Social Democrats Commend Right2Change Principles but Decline Participation

Social Democrats Commend Right2Change Principles but Decline Participation

The Social Democrats have this evening responded to the Right2Change platform by commending them for a substantial document underpinned by sound principles but explaining that at this point in time…

Missing Our 2020 Emission Targets Costs Us Cold Hard Cash

Missing Our 2020 Emission Targets Costs Us Cold Hard Cash

Social Democrat TD for Kildare North Catherine Murphy has criticised today’s admission by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly that Ireland will not reach its 2020 emission reduction targets, confirming…

FOI Replies Fall Short of the Question

FOI Replies Fall Short of the Question

Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy has made public her latest batch of replies to one of her outstanding Freedom of Information requests which were received late last week following months…

100% Investment for Long-Term Success

100% Investment for Long-Term Success

The Social Democrats today launched their pre-budget submission which focuses significantly on investment with a long term vision for Irish society at its core. The party has outlined a vision that…

January Deadline for Banking Inquiry Makes November Election Irresponsible

January Deadline for Banking Inquiry Makes November Election Irresponsible

The Social Democrats today reacted to the recent announcement that the report of the banking inquiry has been pushed back to the end of January instead of the previously agreed November…

Coalition of the Comfortable

Coalition of the Comfortable

Social Democrat candidate for Dublin Central Gary Gannon has highlighted the imminent launch of a new collaborative “advocacy group” called the Hibernia Forum by prominent members of both Fianna Fáil…