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# labour - Yesterday’s News

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil voted for HUGE tax increases – but that’s not entirely true

The Tánaiste’s claimed that Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin backed €4.5 billion in tax increases last week – but that’s not entirely accurate.

Labour will allow this TD back on one condition…

* As long as Anne Ferris votes with the government she will return to the parliamentary party in the autumn.

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# labour - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Here are 10 things we learned at the Labour conference

The junior coalition party has gathered in Killarney this weekend to take stock. Here’s what we found out…

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning… Here’s everything you need to know as we head into Sunday.

# labour - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Burton hits out at ‘bullying’ water protesters and hard-left in prime time speech

Burton managed to take a swipe at everyone from ‘chaotic’ Sinn Féín to ‘can’t govern themselves’ independents as part of her main set-piece conference speech.

Watch this Labour minister rule out coalition with just about everyone* NO NO NO This post contains videos
‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference Water Charges This post contains videos

‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference

They were mostly peaceful and good-natured as the conference continued inside. A demonstration is also taking place in Dublin.

‘I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it’ Danger Here This post contains videos

‘I remember getting that Every Little Hurts leaflet and not using it’

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin talks to TheJournal.ie about THAT leaflet, the same-sex marriage referendum and abortion.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend, and here are the morning’s top stories.

# labour - Friday 27 February, 2015

As Labour’s conference opens, Alan Kelly says this is one of the best governments ever

Labour voted in favour of a motion to campaign for the repeal of the 8th Amendment at the next election on the opening night of its conference.

Why Joan Burton has a year to save Labour from an election bloodbath

Analysis: Labour gathers in Killarney this weekend hoping to reverse its increasingly worrying poll numbers.

So we asked this government minister about the colour of *that* dress… The Dress This post contains videos

# labour - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This politician’s one-word press release might just be the best ever Short And Sweet

What can Labour do to win back support?

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

# labour - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts ‘cannot cope’ with amount of home repossessions

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

# labour - Monday 23 February, 2015

Saying Labour hasn’t delivered is just ‘lazy media spin’ – Alan Kelly

The Environment Minister came out all guns blazing this morning.

# labour - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)

Labour is down two to 7 per cent, Sinn Féin is up one point to 21 per cent while Fine Gael holds steady on 24.

# labour - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Paul Murphy calls for “significant response” if Jobstown protest arrests continue

The TD described the arrests as “not acceptable”.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday. Stay tucked up in bed and let us fill you in on the top stories.

# labour - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Here are 10 reasons why Eamon Ryan is totally wrong about Alan Kelly…

… and the government’s record on the environment. Labour Senator John Whelan explains…

# labour - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Couple who lost two babies at Portiuncula Hospital hope review will help other parents

Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.

# labour - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Will Anne Ferris be allowed to rejoin Labour?

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

# labour - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

‘A shameful abandonment’: Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly’s abortion bill voted down

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

Some Labour TDs could miss today’s abortion vote, no whip on Fianna Fáil deputies

Meanwhile, Anne Ferris said she is willing to face the consequences of being expelled from the Labour Party.

Will anyone else in Labour be as bold or brave as Anne Ferris?

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

# labour - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really…

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

# labour - Friday 6 February, 2015

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# labour - Thursday 29 January, 2015

“The addiction of politics is in me… but there’s always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’” Ready For It This post contains videos

“The addiction of politics is in me… but there’s always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’”

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Christy Burke talks about Sinn Féin, the coalition, and whether he’d join a new political party.

# labour - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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Any sale of government’s Aer Lingus shares would face Dáil vote

The airline’s proposed buyer has said it will keep Aer Lingus as a separate business.

# labour - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

“We’re at the end of our tether” – Labour can’t make this Senator leave his office

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

Gerry Adams just got the better of Joan Burton on last night’s Claire Byrne Live

Analysis: While the Tánaiste was better on the economy, there’s no doubt that Adams has improved his debating.

# labour - Saturday 24 January, 2015

There’s MORE good news for Enda and Joan in the latest opinion poll

Shane and Lucinda, maybe not so much.

Sorry Pat, the Ceann Comhairle says he’s in it until the end

Suggestions that Pat Rabbitte could replace Seán Barrett have been shot down.

Fianna Fáil aren’t ‘going to prostitute themselves to anyone’

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# labour - Friday 23 January, 2015

Labour senator ‘making good progress’ from serious head injuries

Jimmy Harte was found unconscious in Dublin in the early hours of 16 November, 2013.

# labour - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Joan Burton compares Mary Lou to a saint … but not in a good way

The pair have a history of clashing in the Dáil.

# labour - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague

James Heffernan is searching for new office space after his belongings were packed up by John Gilroy.

A war of words has broken out between Fine Gael and Labour

A Labour senator has accused Fine Gael of ‘trying to hijack’ the party’s policies.

‘There was no cake or anything’: This Labour TD had a very small wedding last year

Dominic Hannigan wed his partner of over 20 years on New Year’s Eve.

# labour - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

No apology for Sinn Féin TD after remarks about his homeless brother were made in the Dáil

Jonathan O’Brien clashed with his Labour counterpart in the Dáil last week.

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