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# Leadership

This year
Ken Owens injury means Warren Gatland ponders co-captains for Wales at World Cup
The 91-times capped skipper has failed to recover from a back problem.
Holly Cairns set to become leader of Social Democrats as other candidates ruled out
Co-leaders Róisín Shortall and Catherine Murphy announced earlier this week that they were stepping down.
All-Ireland winner McBrearty to succeed Murphy and captain Donegal in National League
Hugh McFadden and Eoghán Bán Gallagher have been named as joint vice-captains.
Last year
Liz Truss wins polling boost over Rishi Sunak and backing of Sajid Javid
One poll of the Tory party members who will chose the next prime minister put Ms Truss 34 points ahead of her rival.
All time
Micheál Martin brushes off suggestion he won't take over as Tánaiste under 'rotating Taoiseach' deal
Questions have been asked about the leadership of the Fianna Fáil party since the dismal result in Dublin Bay South.
Edwin Poots: Here's what you need to know about the new DUP leader
Poots has said he would split the roles of party leader and Stormont first minister.
Furlong's 'outstanding rugby brain' helps Ireland's leadership group to develop
Captain Johnny Sexton is part of a six-man group that continues to find its voice.
Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.
'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
Johnny Sexton has been reflecting on his captaincy of Ireland as the Six Nations gets underway again.
Work-it: The right ingredients of modern boss? A dose of self-awareness and leading by example
As the pressure of being at the top grows, there is no one-size-fits-all model of effective leadership.
Five candidates have made it through to the UK Labour leadership race
Party members will have to vote on who they think will be able to take on and beat the Tory party in 2024.
Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message
In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.
Confidence, cool heads and delegation key as Best leads Ireland in Japan
The Ireland skipper will be sure to rely on his vice-captains to push the team to their limit.
The Tory leadership contenders ranked from most to least likely
Theresa May officially stepped down on Friday – but she can only move away when a replacement is found. Who is most likely to take up the role?
Tory leadership contest in full swing as ex-minister Andrea Leadsom joins the race
Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has also thrown his hat in the ring.
Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress
The second row returns to the Leinster bench today after a frustrating injury in recent times.
Friend introduces new mentor programme to aid player development at Connacht
The head coach has seen the benefits of the initiative in other high-performance programmes around the world.
Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader
If passed, senators such as Ivana Bacik and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin would be eligible for election.
'He is pretty much like John O'Shea and I cannot pay him a higher compliment than that'
Martin O’Neill paid tribute to Richard Keogh on the eve of tonight’s Nations League clash.
'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews
“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”
No quiet retirement for Gerry Adams, as Mary Lou has big plans to put him to work
In a wide-ranging interview, Mary Lou McDonald talks party reform, bullying, and why she won’t be asking Gerry Adams to run for President of Ireland.
Coveney has no regrets about making promises about family homelessness
Tánaiste Simon Coveney sits down with to talk homelessness, Brexit, abortion and Callan’s Kicks.
Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'
Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.
Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend
Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.
Here are the essential tips for managing a creative team
Brief well, trust your team… and consider leaving your office door open.
Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.
Leo Varadkar's first words as Fine Gael leader: 'Prejudice has no hold in this Republic'
The newly elected leader got a rapturous applause in Dublin’s Mansion House.
Leo Varadkar is officially the new leader of Fine Gael
The Dublin TD won the battle against Cork’s Simon Coveney for the top job.
There were no punches pulled in the final Fine Gael leadership hustings last night
Voting for who will be the next leader of Fine Gael gets underway today.
Day Eleven: Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney gear up for final hustings debate
Here’s our running tally of TDs, senators and MEPs.
'We're privileged to be electing the next party leader and the next Taoiseach'
Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar went head-to-head in the first Fine Gael husting.
Dragon's Den star to moderate Leo and Simon in Fine Gael hustings
Duffy said he will act as “an independent, objective moderator”.
When it's all over, can Simon and Leo still be friends?
There was no awkwardness around the Cabinet table yesterday, apparently.
'Going through the motions' but Leo still has time for 90 minutes of questions
Varadkar wooing fans in Wicklow and Coveney cheered by admirers in Athlone show that it’s not over ’till it’s over.
Coveney defiant: 'I think there is a lot of annoyance amongst the FG membership'
The minister has vowed to fight on in the leadership race.
Varadkar on the cusp of victory as Coveney cancels campaign event
Simon Coveney is due to speak at a rally later tonight.
Poll: Is this leadership election over before it's even begun?
Has Leo won out already?
Leo finally makes an appearance on the campaign trail, as two more ministers declare support
Varadkar held an event on Leo Street in Dublin 7, alongside Paschal Donohoe.
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.
Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way
Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.