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# Leadership Battle

Last year
Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’
The former chancellor is seen in a video telling Tory members of his work as he fights the leadership campaign.
All time
Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest
A statement from the Social Democrats parliamentary party says it is “united” behind the current co-leaders.
Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race
Dublin TD Ó Ríordáin conceded before the final result last night.
Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign
Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.
Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal
The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.
The man who would be king - is Simon Coveney on a well-worn path to Taoiseach?
Following in his father’s footsteps and rising through the ranks, Simon Coveney could follow Enda Kenny’s path to Taoiseach.
Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad
While on a trade trip to Canada last week, Enda Kenny was asked when he will step down as Taoiseach.
Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach
The Taoiseach was surprised at being asked the question while on an official visit to Canada.
Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer
The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.
Two ministers are out of FG leadership race, but some say it's 'ludicrous' to change leader now
“I want to play a leadership role within government but I don’t want to, nor will I be putting my name forward if and when a vacancy appears.”
Enda Kenny has quelled the fire for now, but leader hopefuls are putting their best foot forward
The minute the Taoiseach spoke openly about heading off into the Castlebar sunset, it opened up the conversation about who will take over.
Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader
She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.
Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'
White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.
Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday
There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.
Taoiseach: We won't be destabilised by Labour's leadership contest
Enda Kenny was speaking at Leinster House today as Labour prepares to face into a month-long battle to find its new leader.
Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership
In his lunchtime press conference, Lenihan insists that the problems in Ireland’s economy did not begin on his watch.