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#Labour

# labour - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs

Some MPs have issued grave warnings after May went on the offensive last night.

# labour - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

# labour - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour

The former Labour leader said that Brexit had plunged Britain into “the throes of an unparalleled political crisis”.

# labour - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# labour - Monday 18 February, 2019

The House of Commons has got a new group (not party), so what will it mean for Brexit votes?

Seven Labour MPs have split from the party.

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left' Splitters This post contains videos

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'

The MPs stopped short of forming a new party and will now sit in parliament as The Independent Group.

# labour - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote

The Conservative Party and the DUP will back her, but Europe has warned “time is almost up”.

# labour - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock

May faces a crucial vote next week on her proposed Brexit deal.

# labour - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# labour - Monday 31 December, 2018

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

# labour - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# labour - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death RIP

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death

The folklorist and activist was best known for his stage role as trade union leader Jim Larkin.

# labour - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Opinion: It took us 8 years to build 19 social homes although we owned the land and there were no objections

Bureaucratic and administrative delays could be eliminated if councils were given funding to build homes directly, writes Labour councillor Dermot Lacey.

# labour - Monday 3 December, 2018

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'

The parties both want Theresa May to publish the legal advice she received about Brexit.

# labour - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Former Labour TD Michael McNamara wins appeal against dangerous driving conviction

McNamara has served no time off the road as the case has been under appeal.

# labour - Friday 16 November, 2018

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote

Fine Gael will consider a rule change to allow a special party conference to be convened.

# labour - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem

However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.

# labour - Friday 2 November, 2018

Police launch probe into 'anti-Semitic hate crimes' within UK Labour Party

The controversy surrounding the Labour Party just won’t go away.

# labour - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property

Some people were being charged up to €500 to view an apartment.

# labour - Friday 5 October, 2018

Departing Labour councillor criticises 'autocratic' leadership as he resigns from the party

Tallaght councillor Mick Duff criticised the party’s ‘reprehensible’ silence on housing.

# labour - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Labour votes for second Brexit referendum to be 'option on the table' People's Vote This post contains videos

Labour votes for second Brexit referendum to be 'option on the table'

The party could campaign for it if Theresa May’s government fail to get a Brexit deal through parliament.

# labour - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

# labour - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# labour - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump

The US President will visit Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

# labour - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland

The White House announced last night that US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November.

# labour - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# labour - Monday 30 July, 2018

Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments

Varadkar promised in May that pending cases over the ongoing scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# labour - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# labour - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

# labour - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

This is how Labour wants the State to solve the housing crisis

A new national agency and a nationwide Rent Pressure Zone are on the party’s agenda.

# labour - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# labour - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered

The Labour TD said the refusal to answer his ‘legitimate’ questions is ‘undemocratic’.

# labour - Monday 23 April, 2018

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

# labour - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

# labour - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

# labour - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event

Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.

# labour - Monday 26 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn calls for new customs union with EU after Brexit

The Labour leader said he wants to avoid “any need whatsoever” for a hard border in Northern Ireland.

# labour - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies

Ben Bradley has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn’s choosing.

# labour - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond' From Jezza With Love This post contains videos

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'

The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.

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