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# labour - Thursday 25 February, 2016

9 things we learned from the general election campaign

It’s all over bar the voting.

Sitting on the dock of the bay, Enda and Joan make one last plea

Tea, scones and one last appeal to the voters in Dublin today.

Last poll: Fine Gael and Labour could be within touching distance of re-election

A poll carried out by DIT for TheJournal.ie has Fine Gael slightly higher than the recent polls.

# labour - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

As they fight for their lives, Labour warns that people could get a government they don’t want

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste made their final pitches to voters in Dublin today.

‘There’s a reason no Fine Gael government has ever been re-elected’ – former minister

Róisín Shortall is not impressed with Enda Kenny or her old party, Labour.

# labour - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

‘Tired and hungry’: Labour minister explains why she walked out of local radio debate

Ann Phelan was not impressed with a debate on KCLR FM last night.

‘Fianna Fáil act as though they were formed in 2011’

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is not impressed with the Soldiers of Destiny.

More bad news for Labour in the latest opinion poll

Is a Fine Gael Fianna Fáil coalition on the horizon?

# labour - Saturday 20 February, 2016

‘There’s no basis for it’ – Nash responds to running mate’s ‘disappointing’ sexism claims

Nash was responding to remarks made by Senator Mary Moran last night.

# labour - Friday 19 February, 2016

Labour senator hits out at ‘sexism’ in the party after being ignored for ‘monster canvass’

Senator Mary Moran has hit out at a ‘monster canvass’ organised for her constituency running mate Ged Nash.

# labour - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Joan slams critics of her hands and says she’s not ‘Downton Abbey and teacups’

The Tánaiste suggested that sexism lays behind criticism of her body language in Monday’s debate.

# labour - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

With 10 days left, the latest poll is very bad news for Fine Gael

The party has dropped five points since the election started.

# labour - Monday 15 February, 2016

9 things you need to know about the Claire Byrne Live seven-way debate

An eventful night at the University of Limerick.

Alan Kelly: What Labour has achieved is astonishing

The party also called plans to abolish Irish Water “farcical”.

# labour - Sunday 14 February, 2016

All over the country, Fine Gael and Labour’s biggest problem could be each other

Analysis: In several constituencies, Fine Gael and Labour look set to battle it out for the last seat.

Joan Burton defends Labour TD pictured with Gerry Hutch

The Labour leader was speaking at the launch of the party’s latest ad campaign.

# labour - Saturday 13 February, 2016

“I just want to convince people that the place for Labour is in government”

TheJournal.ie joined Aodhán Ó Riordáin pounding the pavements of Dublin Bay North.

# labour - Friday 12 February, 2016

What does Peter McVerry make of last night’s Joan Burton dig?

The Labour leader suggested during the TV3 leaders’ debate that McVerry does not understand the workings of her department.

# labour - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception Happy Days This post contains videos

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception

She faced some tough questions too.

‘I’m told I’m very transfer friendly’: Joan isn’t too worried about that poll

The Labour leader is in serious danger of losing her seat, according to a new constituency poll.

‘Is Labour dead?’: We answer the big election questions you’ve been Googling

You’ve asked the search engine some pretty odd and interesting questions.

# labour - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court’s powers in 2009

Legislation to extend the powers of the non-jury court to deal with cases involving organised crime was opposed at final stages by Joan Burton and her party.

Gannon vs. Nolan: These two lads had a red-hot row about social democracy High Table Election Debates This post contains videos

Gannon vs. Nolan: These two lads had a red-hot row about social democracy

In our fourth High Table Election Debate, the Social Democrats go up against Labour.

# labour - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Into the storm: Scrambling for votes in one of the country’s most volatile constituencies

14 months on from the Jobstown protest, can Labour hang on to a seat? Dublin South-West is looking impossible to call – as we discovered in a night on the doorsteps…

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

# labour - Friday 5 February, 2016

The phantom €2 billion: How everyone except Sinn Féin got the maths wrong

The fiscal space continues to be the main talking point of the general election campaign.

Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire

The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.

Alan Kelly is astonished at claims he verbally attacked Newstalk presenter

“I don’t think that’s a fair question. No, obviously not.”

# labour - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Ryan vs. McCarthy: These two lads had a mighty row about the trauma of government

In our third election debate, Labour and the Greens do battle on the environment and being in government.

# labour - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

There were premature poster erections all over Ireland last night

Getting ahead of themselves.

# labour - Monday 1 February, 2016

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday

A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.

Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly’s boss

The Labour deputy leader said yesterday that in politics “you are your own boss”.

Everyone hopes Enda will reveal all tomorrow

We mean the date of the election of course.

What is the ‘fiscal space’ and why does it matter?

It’s a phrase you’ll be hearing a lot from the political parties in the coming months.

# labour - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Poll: Would you vote for Labour? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Labour?

The party gained support in the latest opinion poll.

# labour - Saturday 30 January, 2016

7 things we learned at the Labour conference

At its last big gathering before the election, Labour was doing an awful lot of standing up in Mullingar today.

With the election imminent, Joan Burton has issued a warning to voters

The Tánaiste said “hard-earned progress” could be “squandered” by voting for other parties.

How many Irish people have been deported from Australia since 2010? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How much will it cost to do up two government departments?

There’s bad news for Fine Gael but Labour has gained in the latest poll

This is the second hit in the polls for Fine Gael since Christmas.