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# labour - Yesterday’s News

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'

After a crushing defeat in the last election, Labour’s Brendan Howlin talks about water charges, Alan Kelly and how the government nearly collapsed a number of times.

# labour - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as UK Labour leader

The 67-year-old has comprehensively defeated his leadership rival Owen Smith.

Jeremy Corbyn is going to cheer Tories by being re-elected Labour leader today. He's had quite the year

Unable to field a Shadow Cabinet after losing the support of Labour MPs, he is expected to see off a leadership tilt today.

# labour - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí

The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.

# labour - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Fianna Fáil back in power?

Micheál Martin’s party is the most popular one in the country, according to the latest opinion poll.

# labour - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video Virgin On The Ridiculous This post contains videos

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video

Last week Corbyn sat on the floor of a Virgin train, but the company says there were plenty of seats.

# labour - Monday 8 August, 2016

# labour - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?

Labour’s Willie Penrose wants to give struggling musicians a break.

# labour - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

UK Labour row: Angela Eagle drops bid to replace Corbyn as leader

It leaves Owen Smith as the only challenger in the leadership contest.

# labour - Monday 18 July, 2016

The UK has just voted to build a new generation nuclear weapons system

The House of Commons easily passed the proposal.

# labour - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

He's not going down without a fight: Jeremy Corbyn WILL be up for leadership re-election

The UK Labour Party has decided he will be on a fresh leadership ballot.

# labour - Monday 11 July, 2016

UK latest: Leadsom apologises for 'motherhood' remarks, says she's "been under enormous pressure"

Meanwhile, Labour’s Angela Eagle is expected to launch a leadership challenge to Jeremy Corbyn today.

# labour - Friday 8 July, 2016

The Dáil was left waiting for 39 minutes today after too few TDs turned up

The Ceann Comhairle criticised TDs while Joan Burton called on Government chief whip Regina Doherty to apologise.

# labour - Friday 1 July, 2016

Fine Gael spent €200,000 of their state funding on polling last year

They also got donations of €98,000.

# labour - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

'For heaven's sake man, go': Cameron tears into Corbyn as Labour chaos continues

Both leaders could be on the way out, as Corbyn endures a massive revolt from his MPs.

# labour - Monday 27 June, 2016

Wait, what exactly is happening with Jeremy Corbyn and Labour right now?

The Tories are in disarray. So why are Labour choosing to move against their leader?

# labour - Sunday 26 June, 2016

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# labour - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad-to-be wore the most ridiculous t-shirt during his wife's labour I Did This

# labour - Monday 20 June, 2016

"We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox

The House of Commons was recalled especially to honour the Labour MP, who was murdered in her constituency last week.

# labour - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control

Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”

# labour - Friday 17 June, 2016

'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox

The Labour MP died after being shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds yesterday.

# labour - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

It's no longer Alan Kelly's job to talk about Irish Water

Labour has announced its spokespeople – and the troubled utility is no longer part of Kelly’s day job.

# labour - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# labour - Monday 23 May, 2016

'Brash, opinionated' Kelly says he must be the country's most psychoanalysed politician

But Kelly says he will be staying in the party.

# labour - Friday 20 May, 2016

"The Taoiseach is moving far too slowly" - Labour senator hits out at Enda for delay in Seanad nominations

Kevin Humphreys said that the Seanad appointments and ministerial appointments would amount to “jobs for the boys”.

Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party

Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.

# labour - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

These two men accounted for nearly 50% of personal political donations in 2015

Fine Gael’s Michael D’Arcy and Paschal Donohoe received €15,000 in private donations between them last year.

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party

While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.

Poll: Who would you prefer as the next Labour leader? Head To Head This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you prefer as the next Labour leader?

The field is narrowing.

# labour - Friday 13 May, 2016

Alan Kelly will go for Labour top job - but he's not sure who'll nominate him

It’s too soon to say which of his Labour colleagues will back him for the role, Kelly said.

Poll: People would vote practically the same way if there was another election

Enda Kenny, however, isn’t faring very well.

# labour - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership

The Wexford TD denied that he looked for a precondition of an uncontested leadership, saying “certainly not” and that he’s “absolutely” up for a contest.

# labour - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?

The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.

# labour - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

# labour - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Unbearable pressure: How water drowned out everything

Massive protests and Clouseau-esque political mistakes in 2014 meant that two years on, the issue HAD to be dealt with.

# labour - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ken Livingstone was (briefly) forced to hide in a toilet after some bizarre Hitler comments

He was also suspended from the Labour Party today.

# labour - Monday 18 April, 2016

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow

The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.

Poll: Would you be happy to see Labour back in government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy to see Labour back in government?

Talks between the country’s two largest parties will resume later today.

# labour - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Talks latest: Labour could go back into government with Fine Gael

The party has said that it is one of three options being considered.

Irish voters backed 'local lunatics' instead of being sensible - Michael O'Leary

The Ryanair boss has a view on the current political deadlock.

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