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#Eamon Gilmore

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 26 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore's 'job of work' is over, but what next for the Labour Party? Analysis This post contains videos

Eamon Gilmore's 'job of work' is over, but what next for the Labour Party?

He agonised over it, but the Tánaiste realised that Labour would be best served by his departure. The question now is whether it is enough to save the junior coalition party.

Enda says he's disappointed to see Gilmore go

Kenny said he had an indication that the Tánaiste would step down.

VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016 Not To Be This post contains videos

VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016

The Tánaiste sat down with to discuss the recent problems facing the coalition and his future in government exactly a week before he announced his resignation.

From The Daily Edge Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation Slanaiste

Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation

Colleagues and opposition politicians alike have been reacting to the news, with most Labour TDs saying the party needs some new direction.

Here's how Labour will select their new leaders

We should have a new Labour leader and deputy leader by 4 July, all going well.

Eamon Gilmore to face two no-confidence motions

The Labour leader is under pressure following the party’s disaster at the polls over the weekend.

Labour senator: I'm tired of being bullied by Gilmore's henchmen

John Whelan has said the party’s leadership has become out-of-touch with voters and arrogant.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

How does the government deal with the 'loud and clear'' message of the voters?

Labour’s electoral “shellacking” and a far from impressive performance from Fine Gael means there is plenty for both parities to consider in the days and weeks ahead.

Rabbitte: I'm sorry we weren't able to deliver on our promises

The Communications Minister was asked whether he thought people who voted Labour in 2011 were due an apology…

# eamon-gilmore - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Joan Burton: The Labour Party has taken a shellacking from citizens

Joan Burton insisted she has confidence in Eamon Gilmore at the count centre in Citywest today but the endorsement appeared lukewarm.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.

There was some pretty awkward canvassing at the Stephen's Green Luas stop this morning

Plenty of laughs and plenty of disinterested commuters.

Eamon Gilmore calls for support on UN Syria, but Russia's already said no

The resolution will seek to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

VIDEO: Gilmore on whether he still wants to be Taoiseach, running in 2016 and the reshuffle Full Interview This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gilmore on whether he still wants to be Taoiseach, running in 2016 and the reshuffle Exclusive

Watch our full, wide-ranging interview with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore at’s offices yesterday.

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris

Gilmore says a reshuffle of the Cabinet is something that will most likely be discussed later this year.

Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: 'What I was against then is what I'm against now' Exclusive

“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months' Exclusive

The Tánaiste has told that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

Labour facing Euro wipeout, as latest polls show support collapse

Three national papers are running new opinion polls this morning. None of them contain good news for Labour.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Here's an interesting one, financially rewarding employees for saving costs

The American Chamber of Commerce says ‘gainsharing’ would stimulate the economy.

Standing beside Eamon Gilmore, Phil Prendergast says she still wants him to resign

Labour was launching its local and European election manifestos in Dublin today.

# eamon-gilmore - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose

Eamon Gilmore said that now was a time of renewal.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Ming: New garda whistleblower makes allegations about fake heroin dealing

A stolen file, a garda threat, and allegations of heroin dealing were raised by the independent TD in the Dáil today.

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Minister: Trichet is disrespecting us by refusing to go before banking inquiry

The former head of the ECB says he won’t appear before the banking inquiry but Leo Varadkar and Eamon Gilmore think that he should.

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

PSNI chief to face questions on controversial 'on the runs' letters

Some 190 republicans were issued with ‘letters of comfort’ from the British comfort telling them they were no longer wanted in connection with historical crimes.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

Homeowners will find out this week what water charges they face

Eamon Gilmore said the coalition parties made progress on the issue over the Bank Holiday weekend.

# eamon-gilmore - Thursday 1 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Eamon Gilmore: 'No, my leadership is not up for debate'

The Tánaiste was in bullish mood as he launched the Labour party election campaign in Dublin today.

Noonan: Income tax burden will be eased next year, Gilmore: 'It's too soon to speculate'

The government has also committed to lowering the local property tax “where circumstances allow”.

# eamon-gilmore - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Gilmore wants 'a genuinely free allowance' as Cabinet discusses how much you'll pay for water

A coalition split over water charges will be discussed at Government Buildings this morning.

# eamon-gilmore - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Phil Prendergast will canvass with Gilmore - even though she doesn't want him to lead Labour

The Tánaiste said he has a “very frank discussion” with Prendergast in his office earlier today.

'Reasonably quickly': Kenny and Gilmore still can't say when they'll decide on water charges

Amid pressure on the government to spill the beans before voters go to the polls on 23 May there may not be a decision after tomorrow’s Cabinet meeting, Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore indicated today.

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

# eamon-gilmore - Monday 28 April, 2014

Joan Burton's response: Eamon Gilmore is the leader of the Labour Party and I support him in that.

Phil Prendergast MEP suggested that the Social Protection Minister take over the leadership.

Gilmore: No, Phil... I'm not quitting

A Labour MEP threw a spanner in the works of Labour’s election campaign this morning by calling for Eamon Gilmore to resign…