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# labour - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Minister: There’s a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Minister: There’s a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again

Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with TheJournal.ie at our offices in Dublin this week…

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

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# labour - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

‘Better the devil you know’: Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Indyref This post contains videos

‘Better the devil you know’: Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK Exclusive

Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.

# labour - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Joan Burton: ‘Eamon is here and in very good form’

Joan Burton: ‘Eamon is here and in very good form’

There’s no grudge being held, it seems.

State of the Nation: Is Maurice McCabe ruining Frances Fitzgerald’s honeymoon?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# labour - Monday 15 September, 2014

Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as well give the country back to the Troika

The Tánaiste has criticised Gerry Adams and his party this morning.

The Environment Minister says he wouldn’t want to live beside a wind turbine

The Labour Party deputy leader was speaking to local radio in Waterford this morning.

State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# labour - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UK leaders take “unprecedented” step to boost Scottish campaign

All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.

# labour - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

# labour - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here’s why Fine Gael transfers could decide the ‘Ming’ by-election

There’s likely to be three non-Government front-runners in Roscommon-South Leitrim, all of whom will be battling for transfers from FG’s Maura Hopkins.

# labour - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Back in time: It’s ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.

# labour - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Philomena Lee deserves an apology from the state: Labour TD

Anne Ferris was opening a world adoption conference in UCC today.

# labour - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ministers don’t want to play “fast and loose” with Budget 2015

The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.

# labour - Sunday 31 August, 2014

It’s on… All the main parties have now picked their hopefuls in the battle for Dublin SW

Cathal King’s been selected for Sinn Féín today. The councillor performed a u-turn and re-entered the race after stepping aside for a mooted female candidate.

# labour - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# labour - Friday 29 August, 2014

White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD

Ciara Conway TD has called for response to hospital food, after a constituents child was served chips in a pediatric ward.

# labour - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked…

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

# labour - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# labour - Monday 25 August, 2014

It looks like Labour’s next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland’s abortion laws

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

# labour - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Flight diverted to Shannon Airport after woman goes into labour

The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

# labour - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Those with bowel conditions should get extra water allowance, says councillor

Fears are mounting over inflated cost for sufferers when water charges are introduced in October.

# labour - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night… Body Swap

Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel Dempsey was looking very well on the news last night…

A bit different from when we last saw him, though.

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# labour - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner

The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party

The former Labour TD is “very open” to the idea of a new political party, she told TheJournal.ie.

# labour - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall: I’m surprised the ‘very inexperienced’ James Reilly wasn’t sacked Health This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: I’m surprised the ‘very inexperienced’ James Reilly wasn’t sacked

The former junior health minister also says she could have worked with new minister Leo Varadkar.

Why is China so dependent on c-sections?

A new paper reckons its too dependent, even.

# labour - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here’s why…

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

# labour - Monday 18 August, 2014

This Labour minister wants an abortion referendum… but says it can’t happen now

The call comes after it emerged that a woman was refused an abortion under the new Act.

# labour - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls

The party is set to enjoy a 7% bounce according to polls published tomorrow.

# labour - Friday 15 August, 2014

# labour - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Fine Gael TDs like the idea of a voting pact more than Labour TDs

Labour minister Alan Kelly thinks it’s a good idea but some of his party colleagues disagree.

# labour - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Dublin councillor furious about toilet demolition

Labour’s Dermot Lacey said the council “can really stuff it now”.

# labour - Monday 4 August, 2014

“Only a matter of time” before private security try to take over residential policing

A chief superintendent has made the warning while discussing the Small Areas Policing Programme, where community gardaí will be assigned to individual areas.

# labour - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

# labour - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This glamour model sold tickets to watch her giving birth, and the internet went crazy Labour Pains
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