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# labour - Today’s News


# labour - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn’t convinced voters

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# labour - Saturday 17 October, 2015

The latest opinion polls are good news for Joan, but not Enda

A good news/bad news situation for the coalition.

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# labour - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week A Hard Day's Labour This post contains images

Baby boy visits firefighters who helped deliver him last week

He has been named after the men who helped bring him into the world.

# labour - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Watch an ‘incredibly embarrassed’ TD lash his former Labour colleagues

Colm Keaveney didn’t hold back in the Dáil this evening.

Why was there no rent certainty in the Budget?

Michael Noonan says they just ran out of time.

# labour - Thursday 8 October, 2015

This Labour minister’s tweet about abortion has kicked up a bit of a row

Renua general election candidate Patrick McKee called Aodhán Ó Ríordáin’s remark “disgusting”.

# labour - Monday 5 October, 2015

Now Enda is refusing to rule out an early election

The Taoiseach might be fancying a cheeky election before the year is out.

Sinn Féin ‘actively considering’ running someone against Mairia Cahill

The party is considering its options.

# labour - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem

That’s according to the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.

# labour - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

The real truth about when the general election is

No one really knows, including the one man whose call it is.

# labour - Saturday 26 September, 2015

TD Éamonn Maloney has resigned from the Labour Party

Maloney was the only TD in Ireland who claimed no expenses at all in 2011.

# labour - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions – but she just wanted to throw shade

The Tánaiste was out to score political points as Adams sought answers on NAMA.

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it’s not all good news for him

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

# labour - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Most people think the government has NOT done a good job

A poll finds the majority of people think the coalition hasn’t done a good job over the last four years.

Another by-election on the way as Senator Jimmy Harte resigns

The Donegal senator sustained serious head injuries in an accidental fall nearly two years ago.

# labour - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan’s head

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

Most people think Labour HASN’T protected the least well-off

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

# labour - Monday 21 September, 2015

Yet another Labour TD is stepping down at the next election

Robert Dowds is not running in Dublin Mid-West next time out.

# labour - Sunday 20 September, 2015

British army general ‘threatens mutiny’ if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM

Meanwhile, the Labour leader has announced that he would press ahead with plans to renationalise the British railways if his party got into power.

# labour - Friday 18 September, 2015

Michael Noonan never wants to stop being Minister for Finance

The Fine Gael TD says he’d like to continue in his current post if the government is re-elected

# labour - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Rebel TD rejoins Labour despite these tweets

Michael McNamara has been critical of the government over the summer but has now rejoined the Labour parliamentary party.

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

‘I’m Irish, I live in London and I’ve joined Labour because of Jeremy Corbyn’

An apathetic and marginalised electorate have been woken up by the new Labour leader, this shouldn’t be ignored writes Ruairí O’Grady.

# labour - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Corbyn silences rowdy House of Commons by reading questions from the public

The new Labour party leader said he and his team sifted through 40,000 questions from members of the public and he put some to the Prime Minister today.

This is what happens when you dare to not sing the British national anthem

You make headlines, lots of headlines

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

# labour - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Why Labour isn’t finished just yet

Analysis: The party’s obituary has already been written but don’t rule out a reversal in its fortunes.

“The suppository of all wisdom”: Australia’s gaffe-prone Tony Abbott – in his own words

The just-replaced prime minister has dropped quite a few clangers over the years.

Varoufakis gets rock star reception in London as he gives Corbyn advice

“I have news for you – austerity sucks.”

# labour - Monday 14 September, 2015

Why was Joan Burton in people’s back gardens at the weekend?

A spot of gardening, perhaps?

Micheál Martin: I’m the only alternative Taoiseach to Enda Kenny

The Fianna Fáil leader was fighting his corner this morning.

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Poll: Would you vote for Jeremy Corbyn?

Purely hypothetical of course.

# labour - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Joan Burton says people will have more money in their pay packet after the Budget

Joan Burton said voters have to ask themselves if they want a kind of Tory government in power in Ireland.

From The Daily Edge 11 really cutting replies to THAT David Cameron tweet Eton Mess

# labour - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Latest opinion poll sees jump in support for Fine Gael and Labour

This should be welcome news to the parties who saw a fall off in support back in July.

Jeremy Corbyn is the new leader of the British Labour Party

He got 59% of the vote.

# labour - Monday 7 September, 2015

Why Fine Gael and Labour should come together (and why they shouldn’t)

Analysis: There are strong arguments for and against a Fine Gael/Labour pact at the next election.

# labour - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Poll: Who will you give your second preference vote to in the next general election? Poll This post contains a poll

# labour - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.