# labour - Friday 1 February, 2013
Joan Burton also said the main lesson from the economic crisis is that financial markets and wealthy elites should not be allowed to “dictate our future”.
# labour - Monday 28 January, 2013
Lord Mayor John Buttimer said the council’s fortnightly meeting could not continue given the “barracking” of protestors.
# labour - Sunday 27 January, 2013
Small parties tend to suffer disproportionately in government – so, in order to survive, Labour needs to realise who its real supporters are, writes Dr Eoin O’Malley.
# labour - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
At least they didn’t have to push out the baby.
A government of hardline, right wing and religious parties is expected to come together after elections to the 120-seat Knesset today with polls opening this morning.
# labour - Saturday 19 January, 2013
The Labour chairman has been assured his position is safe following a meeting of the party’s executive board in Dublin today in the wake of his vote against the Budget last month.
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your weekend.
# labour - Thursday 17 January, 2013
The HSE has said that the numbers applying for the scheme have been small, leading to a review taking place.
# labour - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
The Tánaiste told the Dáil that the first samples were collected for testing in mid-November and full results were received last Friday.
# labour - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
The Oireachtas’ Finance Committee is to meet with Professor Patrick Honohan tomorrow, where they will discuss Irish banking.
# labour - Monday 14 January, 2013
Keaveney, who voted against the Budget, wants the issue of his chairmanship sorted as soon as possible amid rumblings that Labour wants to oust him but an April conference is unlikely.
# labour - Sunday 13 January, 2013
An opinion poll has shown that 39 per cent of people do not think so. What to you think?
# labour - Thursday 10 January, 2013
Support for Fine Gael has dropped slightly while support for Labour remains steady in the latest Red C poll for Paddy Power released today.
# labour - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
Tuesday was one of the more interesting days in the world of Oireachtas committees. Here’s what’s happened in 10 quick points.
# labour - Monday 7 January, 2013
Around 150 loyalists plan to hold a protest outside Leinster House this Saturday sarcastically calling for the Irish flag to be taken down… even though it won’t be flying.
The coalition partners appear more concerned with playing tug-of-war with each other than creating a new form of politics, writes Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
# labour - Saturday 5 January, 2013
Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.
# labour - Thursday 3 January, 2013
Steve Wrenn wants the City Manager to tackle the problem of illegal dumping.
# labour - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
Former junior minister Róisín Shortall has hinted at a possible heave in a recent interview.
# labour - Thursday 27 December, 2012
The Oireachtas has put together these videos taking a look at some of the key moments from the Dáil and Seanad this year.
# labour - Monday 24 December, 2012
Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…
# labour - Sunday 23 December, 2012
The survey also paints a bleak picture about people’s belief in their own prospects for 2013.
# labour - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.
TDs debated proposed amendments until after 11pm last night – amid complaints that not enough time had been allocated.
# labour - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
Thousands of Defence Forces personnel who were persecuted by the Irish government for fighting with the Allies in World War II will receive a formal pardon in the new year.
# labour - Monday 17 December, 2012
Pro-life group the Life Institute said that James Connolly “must be turning in his grave”.
# labour - Saturday 15 December, 2012
How many SMS messages are sent in Ireland every second? And how many times could Greece buy Sergio Aguero?
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# labour - Friday 14 December, 2012
The Labour Leader says it isn’t “tenable” to have a party Chairman outside of the parliamentary ranks.
# labour - Thursday 13 December, 2012
Keaveney will be booted from the Labour parliamentary party after voting against cuts to respite care grants.
# labour - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The motion was defeated with Labour TD Pat Rabbitte calling it “parliamentary farce”.
# labour - Monday 10 December, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.
Nessa Childers said she believes there are Labour TDs who want to vote against the bill that will bring in the Budget cuts, but they don’t feel they can vote that way.
Just five days after Budget 2013, there have already been calls to move next year’s Budget to a different month. What do you think – good idea? Bad idea?
# labour - Sunday 9 December, 2012
“I think it is and it has to be,” Labour TD Colm Keaveney said when asked whether child benefit was still up for negotiation in the Budget.
# labour - Saturday 8 December, 2012
Breaking via The Mire wire: Wine replaces the euro as common currency; Budget enshrines right to die in poverty and exclusive details of the Love/Hate Christmas special.