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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Gilmore

All time
# Retirement
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.
Gilmore Girls granddad, actor Edward Herrman, has died aged 71
RIP Richard Gilmore.
# blast from the past
We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here
High fashion.
# Irish Abroad
50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama's immigration law change
The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.
# labour's way
"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”.
# About last night
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…
# emigrants
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.
# Not to be
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.
# slanaiste
Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation
Eamo, we hardly knew ye.
# Explaining
Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: 'What I was against then is what I'm against now'
“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.
# Bit of bother
Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'
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.
# on the ropes
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.
# Exports
Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now
He was hesitant to state whether Ireland would support sending an EU security force to Ukraine.
# Ukraine
Tánaiste stressed 'deep concerns' to Russian ambassador over Crimean crisis
Eamon Gilmore met with Ambassador Maxim Peshkov earlier this afternoon over the on-going crisis in Ukraine.
# Crimea
Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.
# Moving On
Tánaiste backs Irishman for Washington EU ambassador role
It’s expected David O’Sullivan will be appointed to the high-profile position later this year.
# Northern Ireland
Gilmore: Dublin may get involved if there’s no progress on Haass
The Tánaiste says there may be a joint intervention by the Irish and British Governments if parties are unable to make progress.
# Salaries
Nine minsterial advisers have salaries higher than pay guidelines
A number of ministers explained that their advisers had previously been on much higher pay scales when working in the private sector prior to their appointment in the respective departments.
# Selfie Style
PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?
So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.
# Labour conference
'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference
“I am here because I believe in making our country better,” Eamon Gilmore told Labour members in a televised speech from Killarney tonight.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s been talking about the tragedy in Glasgow, the Labour conference, and the country’s first woman bishop…
# Palestine
Gilmore to meet with Palestinian legislator in Dublin
Mustafa Barghouthi will also meet with representatives of all political parties.
# Labour Pains
Gilmore 'very proud' of 'courageous' Labour members who've stuck with the party
The Tánaiste was responding to news of a third resignation from Labour’s group of councillors in three days.
# Budget 2014
Howlin: 'I wish this government hadn't come in when our economy was broken'
Meanwhile, the Tánaiste has said that the Budget cuts announced last week stand.
# Vote of Confidence
Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job
The Health Minister has the support of the Cabinet, two senior members insisted this morning.
# Emigration
Tánaiste: Taxation is not the reason for emigration 'brain drain'
Eamon Gilmore was responding to comments by Leo Varadkar that it is not normal for people in other countries on “pretty modest incomes” to hit the highest rate of tax.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Monday
Get up to speed on the mass shooting in Washington DC, the latest word from Michael Noonan on the Budget and the major child abuse investigation under way in Northern Ireland.
# Labour Pains
Gilmore: The Irish people aren't going to punish the party that solved the crisis
The Tánaiste has defended the Labour Party’s record in government and said that Joan Burton is doing a “fabulous job”.
# European elections
Childers: '€100k re-election bill is price I'm paying for having principles'
The MEP says she will have to finance her own European re-election campaign to the tune of €100,000, after resigning from Labour
# Egypt
Tánaiste: We've no information on reports of Halawa siblings being charged
Eamon Gilmore is in the dark as to what charges the four Irish citizens being detained by authorities in Egypt may face.
# eu presidency
Government spent over €10k on report into how well its EU presidency went
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has also revealed that €51 million was spent on Ireland’s EU Presidency, around €9 million under budget.
# Abortion
Tánaiste: All government TDs expected to vote for abortion legislation
Eamon Gilmore said the issue of whether or not the Dáil votes on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a matter for the opposition parties.
# Labour
Labour denies Gilmore seeking to shore up support among TDs and senators
A suggestion that the Tánaiste has been seeking support for his leadership from the parliamentary party has been denied by Labour and a number of its TDs though many did not return calls today.
# Tragic
Investigation continues into "awful tragedy" of Tuam crash
The young girls who died following the road crash were named locally as Kate and Grace Gilmore.
# Cloyne Report
Gilmore to meet with Vatican ambassador today
# Eamon Gilmore
5 minutes with Eamon Gilmore
The Tánaiste opens up about lunch with Enda Kenny, iPads, and why he doesn’t read newspapers any more.
# MV Saoirse
Israel threatens to punish journalists covering Gaza flotilla
Reports from the flotilla could see journalists banned from Israel for ten years, according to Israeli officials. Meanwhile, Palestine pledges to push for UN recognition of independence.