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#Labour leadership

# labour-leadership - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments

But only in the event of water charges being suspended…

# labour-leadership - Sunday 13 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 really cutting replies to THAT David Cameron tweet Eton Mess

# labour-leadership - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages

Jeremy Corbyn, a radical left-winger who has defied expectations to lead the leadership race, believes it could help reduce harassment.

# labour-leadership - Monday 24 August, 2015

This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders

The piece also said one of the reasons for Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1975 was that lots of Tory backbenchers fancied her…

# labour-leadership - Friday 4 July, 2014

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.

Alan Kelly is Labour's new deputy leader and expects to become a Cabinet minister

The junior transport minister has been elected as Joan Burton’s deputy.

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader Labour's Choice This post contains videos

Joan Burton to be next Labour leader as counting continues, Kelly to be deputy leader

The party’s current deputy leader is expected to see off the challenge of Alex White.

'Fingers still crossed': Joan Burton feeling hopeful about Labour leadership

The new Labour Party leader will be named this afternoon.

One of these two people will be Labour leader later today. Here's what they told us... The Contenders This post contains videos

One of these two people will be Labour leader later today. Here's what they told us...

We did in-depth interviews with Joan Burton and Alex White last month. Here’s what they had to say…

# labour-leadership - 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.

# labour-leadership - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week

The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.

# labour-leadership - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'I keep telling him to work on that voice' - Joan Burton's advice to Mario Rosenstock Work To Do This post contains videos

'I keep telling him to work on that voice' - Joan Burton's advice to Mario Rosenstock Exclusive

It’s infamous but what does the Social Protection Minister make of Mario Rosenstock’s take off of her?

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party' Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party'

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, where she sees her party in five years and who she thinks will win the World Cup.

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Did Not Inhale This post contains videos

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Exclusive

We asked Alex White so it would have been rude not to ask the other Labour leadership contender.

# labour-leadership - Monday 23 June, 2014

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government? Any Regrets? This post contains videos

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government? Exclusive

The Labour leadership contender has given a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie today. Here is some of what she said.

# labour-leadership - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Alex White says he smoked cannabis in college, but what about this Labour minister? The Big Question This post contains videos

Alex White says he smoked cannabis in college, but what about this Labour minister?

Labour deputy leadership hopeful Alan Kelly faced questions on cannabis smoking today after Alex White told TheJournal.ie that he inhaled in college.

# labour-leadership - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Minister: I keep an eye on cannabis legalisation in other countries (And yes, I've tried it) Exclusive

Junior health minister Alex White says he does not think full legalisation is on the cards, but that Ireland should “maintain an open mind”.

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, pulling out of government and who he thinks will win the World Cup.

# labour-leadership - Monday 16 June, 2014

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan Alex White This post contains videos

Alex White: Right now, a reasonable person could conclude that Kenny sacked Callinan Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful tells TheJournal.ie the Taoiseach needs to give a full account of what happened in the period leading up to the Garda Commissioner’s exit.

# labour-leadership - Saturday 14 June, 2014

'We should not fear increases in the minimum wage.' - Joan Burton links recovery with wages

The Minister for Social Protection was speaking at a leadership debate with rival Alex White.

Over to you: What do you want to ask Joan Burton and Alex White?

Joan Burton and Alex White will be speaking to TheJournal.ie in the coming two weeks. What do you want to ask them?

# labour-leadership - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting Labour's Choice This post contains videos

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

# labour-leadership - Monday 9 June, 2014

LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest Ring The Bell This post contains videos

LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest

The debate tonight is the first of five events.

# labour-leadership - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

One TD wants to be Labour's deputy leader, but not a minister. What about the others?

Ciara Conway says she does not want to be compromised by the “vested interest” of a ministerial position. But do her rivals share that view?

# labour-leadership - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader

The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.

# labour-leadership - Monday 2 June, 2014

Another Labour TD wants to be the party's deputy leader - but doesn't want to be a minister

Ciara Conway has declared her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party.