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# labour - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The Neverending Story: The big two are still trying to cobble together a government

There has been a bit of movement from all parties in Leinster House this afternoon.

‘I’m not going to lie to people, I’d much rather be in the Dáil’ Next Best Thing This post contains videos

‘I’m not going to lie to people, I’d much rather be in the Dáil’

Last month Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he wasn’t going to “kick around the Seanad’ if he lost his Dáil seat. Now he’s changed his mind.

# labour - Monday 21 March, 2016

‘So obsessed with publicity’: Outgoing Labour minister’s parting shot at Leo

Kathleen Lynch has given a revealing interview in which she criticises the Health Minister.

# labour - Friday 18 March, 2016

Three Labour ministers who lost their Dáil seats are going for the Seanad

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Kevin Humphreys and Ged Nash are all seeking a Leinster House comeback.

# labour - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil almost neck and neck in latest opinion poll

Is a second election on the cards?

# labour - Sunday 6 March, 2016

The incredible inside story on how Jeremy Corbyn took control of the UK Labour Party

Anything is possible in politics. Jeremy Corbyn’s ascent to leader of Labour seems to have happened almost by accident.

# labour - Thursday 3 March, 2016

‘We are all hurting’: Joan’s e-mail to Labour members

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

How the three main parties lost their stranglehold on Irish politics – in just a decade

Sinn Féin, Independents and the smaller parties have achieved the biggest shift in recent political history – but will it last?

Labour just had the worst election in its 104-year history

It might sound impossible, but Labour’s devastating defeat is even worse than it looks.

# labour - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Most people think it’s time for Joan Burton to go

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

# labour - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Why the ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad sank Labour

Analysis: Labour’s disastrous general election result this time around had its roots in the 2011 campaign.

Enda breaks his silence, says Fine Gael will ‘play part in providing a government’

The Taoiseach says that his party looks forward to engaging with other parties and groupings.

No TDs for days, then three in a minute – rollercoaster of emotions at a crazy count in Dublin Bay North

It was jubilation for three candidates, and total desolation for Labour’s Aodhán Ó Riordáin.

# labour - Monday 29 February, 2016

Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat

Penrose had conceded on Saturday evening but this morning he said there is “an outside chance” he’ll get back in.

# labour - Sunday 28 February, 2016

‘Fine Fáil’ and 6 other things you need to know about this election

As the seats fill up, attention turns to what happens next.

WHERE IT’S AT: Neck and neck between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as counts go through the night

We have all the news, results and reaction for what has been one of the most dramatic elections in recent times.

# labour - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Labour’s demise puts abortion off the agenda for a decade, claims minister

The party’s collapse means social change will not happen, according to Kevin Humphreys.

“We had to do a lot of unpopular things”: Eamon Gilmore on Labour’s election losses

The party will suffer a number of losses today.

Coalition rejected and 6 other things we already know about this election

It’s a terrible day for the government, but a good day for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others.

# 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.

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