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Podcast- The Taxation Justice Alliance October 20, 2021

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The Independents Health Alliance "The Others" The Alan Kinsella Podcast

The Independents Health Alliance stood eight candidates in the 2002 General Election. Among them Finian McGrath who was elected. Others included the now Fine Gael Councillor Molly Buckley in Laois Offaly and former Limerick Hurling manager Tom Ryan.
  1. The Independents Health Alliance
  2. The Planning Reform Party
  3. The United Citizens Party
  4. The Women's Social and Progressive League
  5. The Letterkenny Residents Party

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.

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1. WorldbyStorm - October 20, 2021

Great overview. It really does show how key this campaign was to later developments.

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irishelectionliterature - October 20, 2021

Yep and of course many involved then would be involved 20 years later.

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