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#Labour

# labour - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

# labour - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

This is how Labour wants the State to solve the housing crisis

A new national agency and a nationwide Rent Pressure Zone are on the party’s agenda.

# labour - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# labour - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered

The Labour TD said the refusal to answer his ‘legitimate’ questions is ‘undemocratic’.

# labour - Monday 23 April, 2018

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

# labour - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

# labour - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

# labour - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event

Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.

# labour - Monday 26 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn calls for new customs union with EU after Brexit

The Labour leader said he wants to avoid “any need whatsoever” for a hard border in Northern Ireland.

# labour - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies

Ben Bradley has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn’s choosing.

# labour - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond' From Jezza With Love This post contains videos

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'

The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.

# labour - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'

The bill aims to allow craft brewers sell their beer to visitors on their premises.

# labour - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money

The Irish Examiner reports that than an extra €10 million of public money has been pledged.

# labour - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away RIP

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away

The former Ceann Comhairle served Carlow-Kilkenny for 46 years.

# labour - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara

He is allowed remain on the road pending his appeal hearing.

# labour - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child Labour Party This post contains videos

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

# labour - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

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# labour - Friday 29 December, 2017

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'

He penned a scathing resignation letter for Theresa May.

# labour - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

# labour - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland

Some British politicians have got things a bit wrong when trying to highlight Ireland’s tough stance on Brexit negotiations.

# labour - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

# labour - Monday 27 November, 2017

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional' High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

# labour - Monday 6 November, 2017

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin

It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.

# labour - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll

The latest opinion poll by Red C for the Sunday Business Post shows somewhat diminishing returns for Gerry Adams’ party.

# labour - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# labour - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'

Leader of the party Brendan Howlin said the plan “cut poverty, not taxes”.

# labour - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election

The party now commands a 30% level of support.

# labour - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# labour - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'

In an interview with the Guardian, the Mayor of London spoke about what he’s achieved, reversing Brexit, and Grenfell Tower.

# labour - Sunday 23 July, 2017

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.

# labour - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour

The ‘living wage’ currently stands at €11.70 an hour.

# labour - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out

In a rare move, the Labour Party announced last week that it would co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill.

# labour - Monday 10 July, 2017

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM

Her party is trailing in the polls and party members are saying she is ‘dead in the water’.

# labour - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them

Town councils were abolished by former Minister Phil Hogan in 2014.

# labour - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

# labour - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The millennial vote is key' - Can Corbynmania be harnessed by Ireland's Labour party?

The systems may be different but does the message translate?

# labour - Friday 16 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# labour - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# labour - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son Tommy Corbyn

Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son

Tommy Corbyn could give you the world’s best best father-in-law.

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