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# labour - Today’s News

Alan Kelly denies leaking internal Labour polling

Kelly has brushed off accusations that he leaked the results of internal party polls.

# labour - Thursday 26 November, 2015

More good news for Fine Gael – a poll shows they’re on course to be the biggest party

It follows a poll at the weekend that put Enda and co at their highest level of support since 2012.

# labour - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment

The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.

# labour - Monday 23 November, 2015

Under 26 and on the dole? Labour has some good news for you – sort of

Young adults are currently paid a lower rate of jobseeker’s allowance.

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

# labour - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fine Gael haven’t been this popular since 2012

Good news for Enda, Leo and co in the latest political opinion poll.

# labour - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

If universal health insurance isn’t dead, then when on earth will it actually happen? UHI

If universal health insurance isn’t dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?

The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.

Eamon Gilmore reveals the government nearly collapsed THREE times

The former tánaiste was formally launching his book in Dublin this evening.

# labour - Friday 13 November, 2015

Joan Burton lashes ‘online warriors’ as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

# labour - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill ‘deeply regrets and is deeply sorry’ for dissident involvement

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

# labour - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Good news for Enda: Fine Gael support is up AGAIN

The Millward Brown poll suggests that satisfaction with the government is at its highest level in three years.

# labour - Saturday 7 November, 2015

‘I exploded’: 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore’s new book

The stuff you haven’t already read about.

# labour - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

“Vote Sinn Féin, get the Army Council.” – Labour’s new election slogan?

Tánaiste Joan Burton had some strong words for Sinn Fein this evening.

Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore ‘shot at dawn’

Gilmore has suggested he was thrown to the wolves by his former deputy upon stepping down as Labour leader in July 2014.

# labour - Monday 2 November, 2015

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn’t pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad

In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.

# labour - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore’s new book

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# labour - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Alan Kelly goes all third person and lashes ‘anonymous cowards’

The Environment Minister has been the subject of much criticism in recent days.

# labour - Monday 26 October, 2015

Is Labour finished?

Analysis: The latest poll does not make good reading for a party that was hoping for a post-Budget boost.

# labour - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Support for Fine Gael just keeps rising and rising

The party is up by two percentage points in the first poll since the Budget.

Emergency landing at Dublin Airport after woman goes into premature labour on board

The American Airlines flight from Paris to Charlotte is now on the ground in Dublin.

# labour - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn’t convinced voters

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# labour - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The latest opinion polls are good news for Joan, but not Enda

A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# labour - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week

He has been named after the men who helped bring him into the world.

# labour - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Watch an ‘incredibly embarrassed’ TD lash his former Labour colleagues

Colm Keaveney didn’t hold back in the Dáil this evening.

Why was there no rent certainty in the Budget?

Michael Noonan says they just ran out of time.

# labour - Thursday 8 October, 2015

This Labour minister’s tweet about abortion has kicked up a bit of a row

Renua general election candidate Patrick McKee called Aodhán Ó Ríordáin’s remark “disgusting”.

# labour - Monday 5 October, 2015

Now Enda is refusing to rule out an early election

The Taoiseach might be fancying a cheeky election before the year is out.

Sinn Féin ‘actively considering’ running someone against Mairia Cahill

The party is considering its options.

# labour - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem

That’s according to the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.

# labour - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

The real truth about when the general election is

No one really knows, including the one man whose call it is.

# labour - Saturday 26 September, 2015

TD Éamonn Maloney has resigned from the Labour Party

Maloney was the only TD in Ireland who claimed no expenses at all in 2011.

# labour - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions – but she just wanted to throw shade

The Tánaiste was out to score political points as Adams sought answers on NAMA.

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it’s not all good news for him

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

# labour - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job

A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.

Another by-election on the way as Senator Jimmy Harte resigns

The Donegal senator sustained serious head injuries in an accidental fall nearly two years ago.

# labour - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan’s head

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

Most people think Labour HASN’T protected the least well-off

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

# labour - Monday 21 September, 2015

Yet another Labour TD is stepping down at the next election

Robert Dowds is not running in Dublin Mid-West next time out.

# labour - Sunday 20 September, 2015

British army general ‘threatens mutiny’ if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM

Meanwhile, the Labour leader has announced that he would press ahead with plans to renationalise the British railways if his party got into power.

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