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#Eamon Gilmore

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 4 July, 2014

Dear Enda...Here's Eamon Gilmore's heartfelt resignation letter to the Taoiseach

“It has been a privilege and an honour….”

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years Memory Lane This post contains images

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years

On his last day in the job, we take a look back at the outgoing Labour leader through the years.

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste

Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.

All these countries landed military planes in Shannon in last year

Eamon Gilmore said strict rules mean aircraft can not be armed or carrying any arms.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 3 July, 2014

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Here's one who left earlier: All smiles as Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore takes his last Dáil questions Stepping Down This post contains videos

Here's one who left earlier: All smiles as Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore takes his last Dáil questions

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett joked that nothing’s official yet but that ‘he reads the newspapers’.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Why Eamon Gilmore wants a top EU job, and why it would be a win for Labour if he got it

Analysis: Labour is being told it needs to be more assertive in government, and it’s starting with the European Commissioner job.

"Worth considering": Howlin talks up Gilmore's credentials for EU job

The Public Expenditure Minister was asked whether the outgoing Labour leader would make a good Commissioner on his way into Cabinet this morning…

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 30 June, 2014

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Costello says Gilmore has the 'strongest credentials' for European Commissioner job

He said Ireland would be looking for a significant portfolio in Europe.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 27 June, 2014

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 26 June, 2014

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?

Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 23 June, 2014

In one of his last outings, Eamon Gilmore to discuss what to do in Iraq with other EU ministers

“The surge in violence represents a serious threat to the security, not only of the Iraqi people, but of the whole region,” said Eamon Gilmore.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'Pinning the flesh back together is painful' - Eamon Gilmore's, um, graphic take on austerity

The Tánaiste has said that while Labour “can’t walk away from our mistakes”, the party’s achievements must be celebrated.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help

About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.

PAC will be examining penalty points and speed cameras today

What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Whips will not be imposed on Fine Gael and Labour members of banking inquiry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore met earlier this afternoon.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Taoiseach compared to Hitler as government regains majority on banking inquiry Angry Scenes This post contains videos

Taoiseach compared to Hitler as government regains majority on banking inquiry

The coalition has restored its majority on the inquiry by adding two more senators – causing uproar in Leinster House.

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 9 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Is there a future for the 'Haass' process? Eamon Gilmore's in Belfast to find out

It’s hoped progress can be made ahead of the peak of the marching season next month.

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Grassroots Labour group to call for renegotiation of the Programme for Government

Campaign for Labour Policies believe the Labour party should withdraw from coalition if Fine Gael doesn’t give them ‘everything they want’.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 6 June, 2014

Alex White thinks Enda Kenny fired the Garda Commissioner... maybe

The junior health minister reportedly told Labour members the Taoiseach acted “without as much as a phone call” to Eamon Gilmore.

Phoenix Park's newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland

The Tánaiste said the appointment reflects the commitment given to the Taoiseach by Obama on St Patrick’s Day.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 5 June, 2014

How is the government revamping the social welfare system?

That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.

# eamon-gilmore - Friday 30 May, 2014

Alex White denies presiding over medical card review, says it was a joint decision

The junior minister admitted that the government was “too slow to move on the issue”.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Tánaiste reminds Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil that they will have to help fix the housing crisis

Now that they have large representations on city and county councils, that is.

Arthur Spring "considering" bid for Labour top job, Kelly making statement today

Brendan Howlin ruled himself out last night, while the party’s still awaiting an announcement from junior minister Alex White.

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

I'm out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn't want to be Labour leader

There is still no firm indication as to whether anyone else will battle for the Labour leadership with Joan Burton though junior minister Alex White has not ruled himself out.

Labour TD: We need to get rid of people who have been in Leinster House for 25 years

“The arrogance needs to be removed,” said Dominic Hannigan.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated The Mourning After This post contains videos

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated

He was due more courtesy than he was afforded, the Minister for Education told reporters this morning.

From The Daily Edge Eamon Gilmore looks stunning in yellow Kill Gil

Eamon Gilmore looks stunning in yellow

The Sun has outdone itself.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 26 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader Labour Pains This post contains videos

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader

The announcement comes after it emerged today that two motions of no-confidence in his leadership would be tabled in coming weeks.

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?