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#Labour

# labour - Today’s News

There are plans for tougher hate crime laws following Waterford anti-Roma protest

Heads of Bill for hate crime to be presented to Junior Minister Aodhán Ó Riordáin by next May.

# labour - Yesterday’s News

Meet Gay Byrne’s replacement as chair of the Road Safety Authority

The former deputy leader of the Progressive Democrats will hold the position for five years.

# labour - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin opens up about being bullied at school: ‘I used to be called Gaydhán Ó Queerdáin’

The Labour Minister of State said he stood out because he was tall.

From The Daily Edge Robbie Williams live-tweeted his wife’s 14-hour labour in a very different way Hey Ho Here She Goes

Robbie Williams live-tweeted his wife’s 14-hour labour in a very different way

“Most Annoying Person In The Labour Ward Award”.

# labour - Monday 27 October, 2014

How much more damage can the Maíria Cahill controversy inflict on Sinn Féin?

Analysis: Two opinion polls over the weekend will not make great reading for Gerry Adams’s party.

# labour - Friday 24 October, 2014

This politician got well and truly photobombed by a spider on live TV

Ed Balls was oblivious to the spider stealing the show…

# labour - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Joan Burton: I’m delighted people are filming Irish Water protests

The Tánaiste has again moved to clarify her comments about Irish Water protesters with expensive phones and cameras.

# labour - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Labour TD who ‘disappeared’ for vote to establish Irish Water will not be sanctioned

Michael McNamara has admitted he refused to vote for the establishment of the controversial new semi-state company.

# labour - Monday 20 October, 2014

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

# labour - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Here’s how Labour TDs and Senators were told to spin the Budget… and slam the opposition

Deputies and senators got a fancy-looking tip sheet ahead of Tuesday’s Budget.

# labour - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

A UK minister said it’s ‘not worth’ paying disabled people the minimum wage

Lord David Freud, great grandson of Sigmund Freud, is now facing calls to resign.

Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity…

… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.

# labour - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you)

Tax changes, eye-catching bumps to cigarettes and child benefit: but was this a budget to signal the end of austerity?

Child Benefit: €5 extra per child, per month for parents

Brendan Howlin sprung the surprise increase this afternoon.

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2015 speech in full

6,000 words, 44 minutes, and lots and lots of new policies…

# labour - Sunday 12 October, 2014

“Populist almost without exception,” – Pat Rabbitte isn’t a fan of independent TDs

The former Communications Minister was pulling no punches this morning.

Here are 8 things we learned from yesterday’s two Dáil by-elections

The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?

# labour - Friday 10 October, 2014

Not neutral: Fianna Fáíl say they’d bring in €361 million in new tax measures

The party’s proposing an overall adjustment of €220 million in next week’s Budget.

# labour - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Did Gerry Adams want JobBridge expanded, not scrapped, just a few months ago?

Michael McCarthy has accused Adams of backtracking on the issue. Sinn Féin’s response? He’s “clutching at straws”.

# labour - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

“Families are getting screwed by this particular regime”

Whether it’s outside your office window or inside the Dáil chamber, it appears there’s no escaping the issue of water today

Pensioners are now having to ‘choose between food and fuel and medication’

Age Action says it would welcome the return of the Christmas Bonus in next week’s Budget.

# labour - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This monster has to be strangled … and 7 other things we learned from last night’s by-election debate

There’s no escaping the issue of Irish Water right now, and all of the candidates had strong opinions to express on the subject. All expect one, that is…

# labour - Monday 6 October, 2014

Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN

The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.

# labour - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss DrinkAware.ie

‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.

# labour - Saturday 4 October, 2014

A lot of people in the Labour Party are feeling the ‘The Burton Bounce’ right now

Analysis: Labour is in good spirits right now and that’s because of Joan Burton.

# labour - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sinn Féin’s Dáil favourite: I’m not paying my water charges

Cathal King is telling his constituents what he’s doing, but not encouraging them to follow suit.

# labour - Thursday 2 October, 2014

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?

The coalition has committed to ending long term homelessness by 2016. But we’ve been here before…

# labour - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

‘A grubby incident’: Enda Kenny faces further criticism over McNulty affair

McNulty withdrew from the Seanad by-election yesterday.

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

# labour - Monday 29 September, 2014

Alex White had his car stolen last week

A briefcase was also stolen during the burglary, but the Department of Communications has said it didn’t contain any sensitive documents.

# labour - Thursday 25 September, 2014

The nominations are closed… Here who’s on the ballot for the two Dáil by-elections

There was a bit of scramble to hand in nomination papers this morning…

# labour - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Lots of Fine Gael and Labour people are angry about this man’s appointment to a state board

Seanad hopeful John McNulty addressed members of the Fine Gael parliamentary party in Leinster House this evening.

He forgot to mention it in his speech … but Ed Miliband insists the UK deficit is an “incredibly high” priority

It’s one of the “perils” of speaking directly, instead of reading the precise text of a long party conference address, the Labour leader insisted.

Stroke politics? The controversy over Fine Gael’s Seanad hopeful isn’t going away

John McNulty was appointed to a state board days before Fine Gael nominated him for the Seanad.

# labour - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘A gun to our head’: Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%

To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.

# 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.

# 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.

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