The Social Democrats are a young and growing party – a real force for change in Irish society.

Take a Look at Our People

New faces for Local Elections – May 2019

Our candidates are already working hard to enrich our communities. With your help, we will bring that same energy, optimism and compassion to city and county councils around the country.

For stronger communities, better public services and greener local government.

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Gary Gannon –  Dublin Candidate for Europe

Son of a street trader and the grandson of a docker, Gary is a Dublin City Councillor, activist, organiser, educator, and advocate for diverse communities throughout Dublin.

Dublin needs to send a voice advocating for a more equal and united Europe – a Europe that works for all of us.

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TDs & Councillors

Our joint party leaders and TDs and our elected councillors across the country are committed to working for a fairer Ireland and finding solutions to issues you care about at national and local level.

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Find SocDems in Your Area

Connect to your local branch members, and learn more about SocDems activists, representatives and events in your area.

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The Social Democrats have a proven track record of honesty, hard work and principled dealing.

Three ways to make a difference

Join the Social Democrats

Make your commitment to a better future for Ireland by becoming a member today.

Take Action Locally

Work together with others in your area to create positive change locally.

Donate to the Social Democrats

Support our agenda for real change with a one-off or recurring donation.