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Bertie's Hat

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Why has this party never expanded outside Tipperary and tried to spread its socialist mantra?

Other than Seamus Healy TD, it seems to have had a few councillors in Tipp over the years but that's about it. It doesn't even seem like a particularly huge movement in Tipp (in a Healy Rae sort of way) and therefore appears like a bit of an outlier in the Dail.
 


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Why has this party never expanded outside Tipperary and tried to spread its socialist mantra?

Other than Seamus Healy TD, it seems to have had a few councillors in Tipp over the years but that's about it. It doesn't even seem like a particularly huge movement in Tipp (in a Healy Rae sort of way) and therefore appears like a bit of an outlier in the Dail.
They're very insular to Tipperary. Paddy Healy, Seamas' brother is the boss really and he's quite sectarian and doesn't work well with other groups. Seamas struggles to make an impact on the national stage and is regularly overshadowed by others on the left.
 

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Where would it expand too? There are already more than enough left wing politicians spread thin as it is.

In Healy's case, you have one politician who is quite capable, at least at a local level, but who never really attracted anyone talented enough to be an obvious successor. Phil Prendergast might have managed it, but in hindsight she probably made the right decision to jump ship when she did. (She certainly maximised her pensions that way)
 

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Hi I have been working for an Irish company in Sweden for 250 days am I entitled to tax refund
 

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Hi I have been working for an Irish company in Sweden for 250 days am I entitled to tax refund
Yes. Definitely.

Just send me a few personal details (date of birth, bank account number, name and address and scanned copies of your latest payslip and passport) and I'll gladly sort you out.
 

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Hi I have been working for an Irish company in Sweden for 250 days am I entitled to tax refund
You most certainly are, Quackhappy.

I am glad to say I am in a position to authorise a transfer of 1,000,000 SKR to your account as reimbursement for your taxes paid over the last 250 days.

In order to faciliate this transfer, please forward me the following bank details-account number, bank, BIC and IBAN code.

Yours Sincerely

Anna Girean.

(Swedish Tax Office, Stockholm)
 

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Yes. Definitely.

Just send me a few personal details (date of birth, bank account number, name and address and scanned copies of your latest payslip and passport) and I'll gladly sort you out.
Snap!
 

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Parties have to have meetings. The folks they claim to represent don't get out of the scratcher to meet with a jobs councillor.
 

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I never heard of this party. How come most of the left parties are Dublin centric for the most part? Okay there's SF but what about the others?

I know people who register in Dublin so as to vote for a left candidate that might stand a chance of getting elected.
 

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Parties have to have meetings. The folks they claim to represent don't get out of the scratcher to meet with a jobs councillor.
What an ignorant prejudiced bigoted comment. I think you're gay? If so you really should make yourself aware of the general opinions of the public towards gay people in the not so distant past.
 

Bertie's Hat

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Where would it expand too? There are already more than enough left wing politicians spread thin as it is.

In Healy's case, you have one politician who is quite capable, at least at a local level, but who never really attracted anyone talented enough to be an obvious successor. Phil Prendergast might have managed it, but in hindsight she probably made the right decision to jump ship when she did. (She certainly maximised her pensions that way)
Come to think of it I've never seen Seamus Healy on Vin B, Prime Time etc. Doesn't have much of a national profile.

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They're very insular to Tipperary. Paddy Healy, Seamas' brother is the boss really and he's quite sectarian and doesn't work well with other groups. Seamas struggles to make an impact on the national stage and is regularly overshadowed by others on the left.
Is that the Paddy Healy who ran for election in Dublin north east back in the eighties?
 

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Why has this party never expanded outside Tipperary and tried to spread its socialist mantra?

Other than Seamus Healy TD, it seems to have had a few councillors in Tipp over the years but that's about it. It doesn't even seem like a particularly huge movement in Tipp (in a Healy Rae sort of way) and therefore appears like a bit of an outlier in the Dail.
so sure of themselves that they didn't even run as WUAG in the general election but as non-party Home
 

Sweet Darling

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I never heard of this party. How come most of the left parties are Dublin centric for the most part? Okay there's SF but what about the others?

I know people who register in Dublin so as to vote for a left candidate that might stand a chance of getting elected.
What's left about shin fein.? They are Nasho's
 

Sweet Darling

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I never heard of this party. How come most of the left parties are Dublin centric for the most part? Okay there's SF but what about the others?

I know people who register in Dublin so as to vote for a left candidate that might stand a chance of getting elected.
We Dubs have a funny sense of humour just like Kerry people. We like to stick a halfwit in here and there for the crack.
 

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to clarify WUAG have been active in the community since 1984 and do great work locally, Seamus is the driving force and to be honest there doesn't seem to be a plan B when he retires.

The group had six councillors elected in 2009 with five in clonmel and one in carrick but never really kicked on in terms of expansion in other areas of Tipperary.
 

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