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Newspaper man reveals in shocking detail that he knows nothing about class:
“AB voters
In class terms, Fine Gael is away out in front among the better-off AB voters, where it is on 46 per cent. It is also the biggest party among middle-class C1 voters, where it gets 33 per cent, and among farmers, where […]

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Aengus Mac Grianna slip-up live on television… by maynooth2008

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The latest issue of LookLeft is available at Easons stores island-wide and selected independent shops. LookLeft is now 40 pages, proving that growth is possible even in an age of austerity.
Highlights include:
* Ireland’s poll tax – building a mass non-payment campaign against the household charge
* Class Dismissed – Conor McCabe on the need for class […]

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For my sins I went onto the Irish Times website this morning - and front and centre was an article by Conor Pope, the essence of which said that now is a good time to buy a house in Ireland.
Here’s a collection of quotes from the Irish Times over the past five years, from articles […]

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LookLeft 9 – in the shops tomorrow – only €2 - includes;
Reports on student protests, Occupy Dame Street, turf wars in Kildare, AFA action against Nick Griffin, defending health services, the community fight against drugs, Occupy Wall Street, the sex industry, doctors in El Salvador, Ship to Gaza, turmoil in Egypt, the Greek Communist Party […]

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The scare stories surrounding Irish credit unions are about banks grabbing that share of the lending market - nothing else.
Take this piece of logic from RTE yesterday:
Irish credit unions are significantly under-lent, with an average loan to asset ratio of 42.45%. This compares with an average loan-to-asset ratio of 177% in the banking sector, […]

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