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Need to get up-to-speed on the Labour leadership battle? This hilarious Twitter account is your way in…

“Why does Karl Marx hate Earl Grey?” “Because the hereditary elite is anathema to a fair society.”

# labour - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dublin is ‘completely unprepared’ for another boom, apparently…

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

# labour - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Independents top the latest poll with 31% support

There was a drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in The Sunday Business Post Red C poll.

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?

One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.

# labour - Friday 24 July, 2015

# labour - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Joan Burton to banking inquiry – “We would have let Anglo fail” Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry – “We would have let Anglo fail”

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

# labour - Friday 17 July, 2015

Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?

There is no future for our democracy in people picking and choosing which laws they obey, writes Labour TD Derek Nolan.

# labour - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Anne Ferris has officially rejoined the Labour Party after five months

Ferris lost the whip in February but the Labour party agreed to let her come back in a unanimous vote taken today.

# labour - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

‘Grotesque and appalling’: War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Pr Gimmick This post contains videos

‘Grotesque and appalling’: War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

# labour - Monday 13 July, 2015

The curious case of a leaflet, some street lights and a war of words

This leaflet has sparked some harsh words from two councillors and a government minister.

# labour - Friday 10 July, 2015

Sorry ladies, this minister is NOT looking for daytime fun on Tinder

Sure would you look who it is?

# labour - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Labour TD accused of ‘appalling duplicity’ over stance on lone parent cuts

Emmet Stagg said an “unintended consequence” of new rules will see thousands of people lose money.

# labour - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Labour TD insists she wasn’t suggesting parents bring their children to work

Joanna Tuffy’s comments were criticised by Twitter users and a Sinn Féin MEP.

# labour - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

# labour - Monday 6 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election

The former Labour leader and minister could not be drawn on the issue recently.

‘Strange’: Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

‘Strange’: Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

Labour has denied there is any connection between Michael McNamara’s removal from the health committee and his attempt to hold hearings on abortion.

# labour - Sunday 5 July, 2015

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte? The High Table Interview This post contains videos

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into TheJournal.ie during the week.

# labour - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

# labour - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

# labour - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil

McDonald accused Burton of being “anti-women”, who in turn said Sinn Féin has no serious policies.

# labour - Monday 29 June, 2015

Last-ditch attempt to stop Sinn Féin ‘hijacking’ 1916 centenary is ‘laughable’ IRA

Abortion strikes fear into so many politicians, but it hasn’t gone away you know…

Analysis: Abortion, like no other issue in Irish politics, has proved to be intensely problematic and stressful for our – mostly male – elected politicians.

# labour - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael Abortion This post contains videos

Most politicians want to repeal the 8th Amendment – just don’t ask Fine Gael

TheJournal.ie asked every TD and Senator if they favour repealing the 8th Amendment. Here’s what we found out…

# labour - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Mary Lou says Joan Burton is ‘giving two fingers’ to the public

The Tánaiste’s own comments came back to haunt her today.

# labour - Thursday 18 June, 2015

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# labour - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Gerry Adams is winning at Twitter

But Sinn Féin voters are least likely to use the site.

# labour - Monday 15 June, 2015

Not everyone’s pleased about Dublin’s mayor being a Sinn Féin-er in 2016

The party will hold the position of Lord Mayor of Dublin during the 1916 commemorations.

# labour - Thursday 11 June, 2015

‘You’re usually a bit more pleasant’: Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today Dáil Scenes This post contains videos

‘You’re usually a bit more pleasant’: Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today

A brief but telling exchange during the Order of Business this afternoon.

# labour - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here’s what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji

John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.

# labour - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody Nope Nope Nope This post contains videos

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody

None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.

# labour - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power

The Tánaiste said “things would have been done differently” if the party wasn’t in government with Fine Gael.

# labour - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Labour’s latest social media campaign isn’t going well

Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.

Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries

The former tánaiste is retiring as a TD at the next election.

Pat Rabbitte can’t make his mind up

Will he stay or will he go? (He doesn’t know).

# labour - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Gone: Eamon Gilmore is leaving the Dáil

The former Labour leader has said he will not be seeking a nomination as a candidate in Dún Laoghaire for the next general election.

# labour - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil’s shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

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