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# new-leader - Sunday 14 June, 2020

More than twice as many people want Varadkar to stay as Taoiseach than for Martin to take over

That’s according to a new opinion poll for the Sunday Times.

# new-leader - Saturday 4 April, 2020

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?

Starmer was elected as leader of the party earlier today, replacing Jeremy Corbyn.

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party

Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, had been the favourite to win the ballot.

# new-leader - Monday 16 December, 2019

Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, a potential leadership candidate, was forced to deny insulting voters.

# new-leader - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?

The international impression of Johnson has evolved from simply an eccentric mayor to a symbol of Brexit Britain.

# new-leader - Monday 22 July, 2019

UK's Lib Dems elect first female leader, as she bids to do everything possible to 'stop Brexit'

“I am ready to take our party into a general election and win it,” new leader Jo Swinson said.

# new-leader - Monday 22 April, 2019

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

# new-leader - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Australian foreign minister quits after failed attempt to become PM

Julie Bishop is a rare female voice in the Australian government.

# new-leader - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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.

# new-leader - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin

In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.

# new-leader - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Reigning champions UL Bohs climb up to the top of the Women's AIL table

Meanwhile, Railway Union defeated Old Belvedere and Galwegians got the better of Blackrock.

# new-leader - Friday 29 September, 2017

Ukip elects a new leader, its fourth in just over a year

The party elected former army officer Henry Bolton as its new leader.

# new-leader - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain NEW LEADER

New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain

The 36-year-old will lead his new side in their battle for promotion from the Championship and wears the armband for the first time on Saturday.

# new-leader - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Leo says he won't be 'best friends' with Micheál Martin but it's time to start afresh

Leo Varadkar said there will be more disappointments than appointments for his colleagues as he selects his new Cabinet.

# new-leader - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Mending fences the order of the day for Leo - but there just aren't enough seats at the table

Leo Varadkar has won the Fine Gael fight, but he has another battle on his hands.

# new-leader - Friday 2 June, 2017

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.

# new-leader - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA NEW LEADER

In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA

The election will take place tomorrow night.

# new-leader - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

# new-leader - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The42 Limerick hurler replaces Donal Óg as GPA chairman New Chairman

Limerick hurler replaces Donal Óg as GPA chairman

Hickey takes over leading role in players’ body after Cusack’s 13-year tenure.

# new-leader - Saturday 5 July, 2014

"Joan's Day": After months of doom and gloom Labour had something to smile about yesterday

The outcome was inevitable but the democratic process ensured Labour had its day in the sun in Dublin yesterday.

# new-leader - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The42 Jamie Clarke on being Armagh's 'kid' captain NEW LEADER

Jamie Clarke on being Armagh's 'kid' captain

Jamie Clarke has large boots to fill as Armagh captain for 2014.

# new-leader - Friday 9 November, 2012

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’

Martin Jacques says China’s ascendancy and impact is something that people should pay heed to.