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#Eamon Gilmore

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 27 February, 2016

"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.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

That’s according to Foreign Policy magazine – and it’s thanks to his work on the marriage referendum.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Eamon Gilmore reveals the government nearly collapsed THREE times

The former tánaiste was formally launching his book in Dublin this evening.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'I exploded': 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore's new book

The stuff you haven’t already read about.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore 'shot at dawn'

Gilmore has suggested he was thrown to the wolves by his former deputy upon stepping down as Labour leader in July 2014.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 2 November, 2015

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad

In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia

Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 10 July, 2015

Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)

Will there be any more?

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 6 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election

The former Labour leader and minister could not be drawn on the issue recently.

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries

The former tánaiste is retiring as a TD at the next election.

Pat Rabbitte can't make his mind up

Will he stay or will he go? (He doesn’t know).

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Gone: Eamon Gilmore is leaving the Dáil

The former Labour leader has said he will not be seeking a nomination as a candidate in Dún Laoghaire for the next general election.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

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

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 11 May, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin: There are "really weird people" who attack others online

The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 22 March, 2015

The Irish fight for human rights in Colombia

Colombia has over 5,000 political prisoners, many of them jailed on sweeping charges of “rebellion”.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 15 March, 2015

REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago

Labour was vehemently opposed to water charges in opposition, but we’ve seen a document which shows how senior party figures considered water charges in 2010.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 26 December, 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year

From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Did Labour break its own rules to make this man one of its most senior officials?

While there are no concerns about David Leach’s suitability for the role of general secretary it may not have been done in line with the Labour’s own constitution.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 2 November, 2014

'Things change': Labour TD defends her party's U-turn on water charges

Joanna Tuffy has criticised people who recently shared a statement she made against water charges in 2009.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 28 September, 2014

The death of a Galway man in Germany: His family's search for answers

Matthew Fitzpatrick died in “exceptionally suspicious circumstances.” So what has the government done to help re-open the case?

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again

Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with at our offices in Dublin this week…

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 15 September, 2014

Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as well give the country back to the Troika

The Tánaiste has criticised Gerry Adams and his party this morning.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner

The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to this week.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 11 July, 2014

'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem

Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Opinion: A simple 'how to' guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs

Gilmore’s light touch approach to Northern Ireland was one of his biggest misjudgements as a minister. Here are the three things his successor should consider…

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today's Cabinet meeting

But it didn’t get emotional, the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton insisted today.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 5 July, 2014

"Joan's Day": After months of doom and gloom Labour had something to smile about yesterday

The outcome was inevitable but the democratic process ensured Labour had its day in the sun in Dublin yesterday.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 4 July, 2014

Joan Burton is the new leader of the Labour Party

Labour’s former leader-in-waiting is now officially in charge. She’s asking the Irish people to have trust in her, and in the party as a whole.

Here are 6 big challenges facing Joan Burton as the new Labour leader and Tánaiste

She’s won the race to be leader but the hard work starts now for the new Tánaiste.

"We agreed to work closely together": Enda's businesslike statement on Joan's win

The new Labour leader is expected to meet with the Taoiseach early next weeks for talks on a Cabinet reshuffle.

"That's entirely a matter for the new leader": Gilmore ducks questions on future plans

Is Eamon off to Europe? He’s not saying much on the subject. It’s “Joan Burton’s day”.

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