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# labour-leader - Friday 10 July, 2020

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens
# Interview
# Interview

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens

Jul 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 65,212 Views 69 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# labour-leader - Monday 17 February, 2020

Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership
# Ready Set Go
# Ready Set Go

Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership

Feb 17th 2020, 4:21 PM 22,088 Views 72 Comments

In 2014, Kelly was elected deputy leader of the Labour Party with over 50% of the vote.

# labour-leader - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'Deeply misleading': Howlin clarifies his opposition to Big Tobacco following report
# Labour Leader
# Labour Leader

'Deeply misleading': Howlin clarifies his opposition to Big Tobacco following report

Feb 10th 2019, 2:59 PM 15,741 Views 22 Comments

The Labour leader reportedly wrote to the Finance Minister asking if it was appropriate his officials had refused to meet with tobacco industry representatives.

# labour-leader - Saturday 1 September, 2018

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?
# Showdown
# Showdown

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 10,916 Views 46 Comments

Alan Kelly has thrown his leader down the gauntlet and called for a change of leadership.

# labour-leader - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Alan Kelly is no longer gunning for Howlin's job as leader of the Labour Party
# Power Is A Drug
# Power Is A Drug

Alan Kelly is no longer gunning for Howlin's job as leader of the Labour Party

May 5th 2018, 8:45 AM 12,120 Views 39 Comments

Six months ago, the Tipperary TD put his party leader on notice.

# labour-leader - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Jan 31st 2018, 2:40 PM 11,125 Views 32 Comments

Labour’s Brendan Howlin said other countries have legislated against revenge porn and secured convictions.

# labour-leader - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday

Feb 9th 2017, 3:05 PM 19,713 Views 0 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the Garda Commissioner to step aside while the inquiry is ongoing.

# labour-leader - Friday 20 May, 2016

Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party

May 20th 2016, 12:13 PM 76,399 Views 275 Comments

Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.

# labour-leader - Friday 4 July, 2014

Tánaiste Burton: 'Labour will enshrine equal rights from the workplace to the wedding ceremony'
# New Broom
# New Broom

Tánaiste Burton: 'Labour will enshrine equal rights from the workplace to the wedding ceremony'

Jul 4th 2014, 5:26 PM 7,260 Views 53 Comments

The new Labour leader has been giving a press conference outlining her priorities this afternoon.

# labour-leader - Thursday 19 June, 2014

The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader
# Support
# Support

The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader

Jun 19th 2014, 9:36 AM 6,112 Views 47 Comments

The IMF describes Joan Burton as the leading candidate for the Labour leadership. No mention of Alex White, though.

# labour-leader - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'The limits of austerity have been reached': Joan Burton confirms her Labour leadership bid
# Game On
# Game On

'The limits of austerity have been reached': Joan Burton confirms her Labour leadership bid

May 28th 2014, 10:23 PM 19,480 Views 116 Comments

The party’s deputy leader has confirmed her ambition to replace Eamon Gilmore.

Taoiseach: We won't be destabilised by Labour's leadership contest
# We Got This
# We Got This

Taoiseach: We won't be destabilised by Labour's leadership contest

May 28th 2014, 1:06 PM 3,775 Views 22 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking at Leinster House today as Labour prepares to face into a month-long battle to find its new leader.

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

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

May 28th 2014, 9:39 AM 10,877 Views 115 Comments

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

# labour-leader - Monday 26 May, 2014

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

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

May 26th 2014, 10:51 PM 9,748 Views 49 Comments

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.