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# alan-kelly - This year 2022

Ivana Bacik confirmed as new leader of the Labour Party
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Ivana Bacik confirmed as new leader of the Labour Party

Updated Mar 24th 2022, 12:25 PM 29,069 Views 60 Comments

“I sincerely hope that I can repay the trust you have placed in me.”

Process to elect new Labour leader begins following Kelly's surprise resignation
# Labour Leadership
# Labour Leadership

Process to elect new Labour leader begins following Kelly's surprise resignation

Mar 5th 2022, 3:36 PM 18,330 Views 48 Comments

Both Duncan Smith and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin have backed Ivana Bacik to be the new leader.

Poll: Who do you want to see as the next Labour leader?
# Next Leader
# Next Leader

Poll: Who do you want to see as the next Labour leader?

Mar 3rd 2022, 8:59 AM 30,075 Views 73 Comments

Alan Kelly announced he was stepping down yesterday.

Alan Kelly to resign as Labour leader as party TDs 'lose collective confidence' in his leadership
# A Question Of Leadership
# A Question Of Leadership

Alan Kelly to resign as Labour leader as party TDs 'lose collective confidence' in his leadership

Updated Mar 2nd 2022, 8:02 PM 99,080 Views 134 Comments

Kelly said he was “surprised” to be informed of their decision by that he “accepted it immediately”.

NPHET recommend end to mandatory mask-wearing in education, public transport and school settings
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET recommend end to mandatory mask-wearing in education, public transport and school settings

Updated Feb 17th 2022, 4:20 PM 86,558 Views 104 Comments

Public health officials advised the government of the move following a meeting today.

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living

Jan 25th 2022, 3:55 PM 26,657 Views 40 Comments

‘I honestly don’t think you’re living in the real world,’ Labour leader Alan Kelly told the Taoiseach today.

# alan-kelly - Last year 2021

'If you want to call me a liar, call me a liar': Dáil row breaks out between Kelly and Martin
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'If you want to call me a liar, call me a liar': Dáil row breaks out between Kelly and Martin

Nov 17th 2021, 2:40 PM 66,260 Views 118 Comments

Micheal Martin has denied that he said teachers would be exempt from Covid-19 isolation rules.

'It's a con job': Kelly criticises other parties for promising tax cuts and increased spending
# Labour Party Conference
# Labour Party Conference

'It's a con job': Kelly criticises other parties for promising tax cuts and increased spending

Nov 13th 2021, 8:55 PM 23,297 Views 106 Comments

The Labour leader said he wants Ireland to be “a fairer, kinder, better place”.

Taoiseach: 'It's not good enough' that children with scoliosis like Adam Terry must wait for surgery
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Taoiseach: 'It's not good enough' that children with scoliosis like Adam Terry must wait for surgery

Oct 13th 2021, 1:21 PM 19,983 Views 36 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly said that most people would forgo “modest tax changes” to ensure children could receive treatment.

Simon Coveney ’embarrassed’ by Katherine Zappone fiasco
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Simon Coveney ’embarrassed’ by Katherine Zappone fiasco

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 4:50 PM 44,353 Views 124 Comments

Sinn Féin is set to table a motion of no confidence in Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney tomorrow.

'Not practical, unenforceable and discriminatory': Government’s latest Covid plans branded unacceptable
# 'absolutely Bananas'
# 'absolutely Bananas'

'Not practical, unenforceable and discriminatory': Government’s latest Covid plans branded unacceptable

Jun 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 29,659 Views 77 Comments

Opposition TDs have called on the government to rescind its decision, describing it as “absolutely bananas”.

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it

Jun 29th 2021, 3:06 PM 33,294 Views 48 Comments

The planned reopening of indoor hospitality has been pushed until at least 19 July.

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

Apr 13th 2021, 1:12 PM 16,290 Views 61 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out

Apr 1st 2021, 11:02 AM 40,693 Views 108 Comments

Donnelly told the Dáil he is “reluctant” to give specific estimates on vaccine deliveries.

'It's a better forum than the High Court': Taoiseach says CervicalCheck tribunal should be given a chance to work
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'It's a better forum than the High Court': Taoiseach says CervicalCheck tribunal should be given a chance to work

Feb 10th 2021, 3:23 PM 7,419 Views 17 Comments

His comments come after reports that the tribunal has yet to receive a single claim, more than two months after it started its work.

'It should not have happened': Holohan says basic commitment to CervicalCheck women wasn't honoured
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'It should not have happened': Holohan says basic commitment to CervicalCheck women wasn't honoured

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 9:15 PM 42,565 Views 62 Comments

Lynsey Bennett, who has two young daughters, had four smear tests between 2010 and 2016 but each time was told they were negative.

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff
# Another Exit
From The42
# Another Exit

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly latest to leave Stephen Kenny's backroom staff

Jan 12th 2021, 10:53 PM 43,628 Views 35 Comments

Kelly says he has stepped away over concerns about Covid-19.

# alan-kelly - All time

Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'
# Interview
# Interview

Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'

Dec 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 33,214 Views 117 Comments

Kelly is ending his first calendar year as leader of the Labour party.

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'
# Leaks
From The42
# Leaks

'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'

Dec 7th 2020, 8:45 PM 26,037 Views 13 Comments

Stephen Kenny has addressed his motivational video and pre-game speech ahead of the England game, which he describes as a ‘non-story.’

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room
# Response
From The42
# Response

'Disgusted' Alan Kelly denies leaking information from Irish dressing room

Updated Nov 21st 2020, 6:16 PM 66,867 Views 49 Comments

The goalkeeper coach has broken his silence as the fallout to a leak from the Irish dressing room intensifies.

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns
# Withdrawal
From The42
# Withdrawal

Goalkeeper coach Alan Kelly opts out of Irish camp over Covid concerns

Nov 17th 2020, 9:57 AM 7,177 Views 2 Comments

Kelly has chosen to leave camp as he is asthmatic.

'We must not rob Peter to pay Paul': HSE to report back on late cancer diagnosis and outcomes
# Health
# Health

'We must not rob Peter to pay Paul': HSE to report back on late cancer diagnosis and outcomes

Oct 7th 2020, 8:40 PM 16,274 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach said the lockdown did impact on the non-Covid illness.

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget
# Kurzarbeit
# Kurzarbeit

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget

Sep 30th 2020, 3:10 PM 42,547 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said specific sector supports are under consideration.

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill

Sep 14th 2020, 3:34 PM 33,044 Views 40 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.

Leo Varadkar intervened to ensure Simon Coveney kept State car
# Top Gear
# Top Gear

Leo Varadkar intervened to ensure Simon Coveney kept State car

Jul 29th 2020, 9:32 PM 46,585 Views 65 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly attacked the government over the issue in the Dáil today.

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens
# Interview
# Interview

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens

Jul 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 65,290 Views 69 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

This is the Labour Party's new front bench
# Opposition
# Opposition

This is the Labour Party's new front bench

Jul 7th 2020, 3:52 PM 18,119 Views 76 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly remains in the role of spokesperson on health.

Plan for reopening non-Covid healthcare services could take 'several weeks'
# Non-covid Care
# Non-covid Care

Plan for reopening non-Covid healthcare services could take 'several weeks'

Jul 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,662 Views 35 Comments

TDs have called for the plan’s publication to be accelerated.

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
# Into The West
# Into The West

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

Jul 1st 2020, 7:58 AM 28,695 Views 48 Comments

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

Daniel Kinahan 'rebranding himself in the Middle East as a boxing promoter', Dáil hears
# Boxing Big Time
# Boxing Big Time

Daniel Kinahan 'rebranding himself in the Middle East as a boxing promoter', Dáil hears

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 3:33 PM 68,982 Views 56 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said there has been diplomatic contact between Ireland and the UAE on the issue.

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'It is not a rule, it is guidance': Tony Holohan says two-metre social distancing is not 'hard and fast law'

Updated May 25th 2020, 7:19 PM 47,943 Views 108 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact the measures will have on businesses as the country re-opens.

Labour Party asks Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil five questions on government formation
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Labour Party asks Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil five questions on government formation

Apr 28th 2020, 4:33 PM 15,774 Views 88 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are due to respond to the Greens’ questions in a letter to be sent this afternoon.

Public health team's notes and letters on recommended restrictions will be published, says minister
# Transparency
# Transparency

Public health team's notes and letters on recommended restrictions will be published, says minister

Apr 25th 2020, 7:34 PM 63,773 Views 42 Comments

Questions have been raised this week about how decisions are being made as Ireland responds to the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making
# Dail Questions
# Dail Questions

'Who is NPHET ultimately accountable to?': Taoiseach questioned on governance of decision-making

Apr 23rd 2020, 2:43 PM 30,995 Views 58 Comments

‘Elected office cannot be subservient even in this crisis,’ said Labour leader Alan Kelly.

Kelly ‘doesn’t believe’ Labour will enter coalition, but Tánaiste says framework doc might change their response
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Kelly ‘doesn’t believe’ Labour will enter coalition, but Tánaiste says framework doc might change their response

Apr 7th 2020, 11:35 AM 16,531 Views 62 Comments

Simon Coveney said parties might ‘pause for thought and perhaps change their approach’ when they read the document.

Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 12:50 PM 95,506 Views 281 Comments

Dublin TD Ó Ríordáin conceded before the final result last night.

Labour Party to elect Howlin's replacement as postal vote closes today
# Two Horse Race
# Two Horse Race

Labour Party to elect Howlin's replacement as postal vote closes today

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:33 AM 13,891 Views 76 Comments

Tipperary TD Alan Kelly and Dublin TD Aodhán O’Riordáin are in the running for it.

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 19,896 Views 67 Comments

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

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership
# It's On
# It's On

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 5:57 PM 41,190 Views 117 Comments

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership
# Ready Set Go
# Ready Set Go

Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership

Feb 17th 2020, 4:21 PM 22,118 Views 72 Comments

In 2014, Kelly was elected deputy leader of the Labour Party with over 50% of the vote.

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