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# labour-leadership - Monday 2 March, 2020

Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly
# Labour
# Labour

Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly

Mar 2nd 2020, 1:43 PM 19,822 Views 67 Comments

Labour leadership candidate Alan Kelly said that he received the advice when he was housing minister.

# labour-leadership - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll
# Labour Leadership
# Labour Leadership

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:38 AM 14,953 Views 31 Comments

Starmer would beat Rebecca Long-Bailey, who has been seen as the Corbyn camp’s favoured successor.

# labour-leadership - Thursday 12 May, 2016

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

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

May 12th 2016, 3:39 PM 18,004 Views 123 Comments

But only in the event of water charges being suspended…

# labour-leadership - Sunday 13 September, 2015

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

11 really cutting replies to THAT David Cameron tweet

Sep 13th 2015, 12:08 PM 9,258 Views 1 Comment

Ham mannequin.

That Labour leadership race you've been hearing about for weeks is over
# What's This About?
# What's This About?

That Labour leadership race you've been hearing about for weeks is over

Sep 13th 2015, 3:00 AM 17,163 Views 36 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn romped home.

# labour-leadership - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages
# Carriages Full Of Women
# Carriages Full Of Women

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

Aug 26th 2015, 9:14 AM 15,619 Views 62 Comments

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
# Disturbingly Sexy
# Disturbingly Sexy

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

Aug 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 28,211 Views 62 Comments

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
# Work To Be Done
# Work To Be Done

Here are 6 big challenges facing Joan Burton as the new Labour leader and Tánaiste

Jul 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 11,015 Views 57 Comments

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
# Second-in-command
# Second-in-command

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

Jul 4th 2014, 6:04 PM 14,191 Views 35 Comments

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
# Labour's Choice

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

Jul 4th 2014, 2:06 PM 10,577 Views 56 Comments

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
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

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

Jul 4th 2014, 10:09 AM 4,903 Views 41 Comments

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
# The Contenders

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

Jul 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,409 Views 33 Comments

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
# EU Commissioner
# EU Commissioner

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

Jul 1st 2014, 12:49 PM 6,069 Views 54 Comments

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
# Ambition
# Ambition

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

Jun 25th 2014, 1:06 PM 6,459 Views 17 Comments

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
# Work To Do

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

Jun 24th 2014, 9:15 PM 19,822 Views 17 Comments

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
# Your Questions Answered

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

Jun 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 6,305 Views 38 Comments

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
# Did Not Inhale

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

Jun 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,187 Views 67 Comments

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?
# Any Regrets?

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

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:30 PM 14,089 Views 53 Comments

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
# The Big Question

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

Jun 18th 2014, 3:23 PM 8,968 Views 29 Comments

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)
# Inhaled
# Inhaled

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

Jun 17th 2014, 10:50 PM 27,009 Views 113 Comments

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
# Your Questions Answered

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

Jun 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 7,465 Views 17 Comments

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
# Alex White

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

Jun 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,740 Views 34 Comments

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
# Hustings
# Hustings

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

Jun 14th 2014, 4:07 PM 9,050 Views 77 Comments

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?
# Labour Leadership
# Labour Leadership

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

Jun 14th 2014, 9:30 AM 5,434 Views 113 Comments

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
# Labour's Choice

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

Jun 10th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,609 Views 68 Comments

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
# Ring The Bell

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

Jun 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,287 Views 54 Comments

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
# Battle For Labour
# Battle For Labour

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

Jun 5th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,203 Views 11 Comments

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?
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

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

Jun 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 4,473 Views 17 Comments

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

Burton v White: Nominations close, here's what happens now in the Labour leadership race
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

Burton v White: Nominations close, here's what happens now in the Labour leadership race

Jun 3rd 2014, 9:15 PM 13,610 Views 52 Comments

Game on…

Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader
# Everything On The Table
# Everything On The Table

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:06 AM 5,787 Views 54 Comments

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
# Labour's Choice
# Labour's Choice

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 7:15 PM 27,040 Views 104 Comments

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