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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Alan Kelly

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'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.
Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned
Vice-chair of the PAC Alan Kelly said the commissioner should appear again in a couple of weeks.
There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll
The independents also do well in the latest Red C-Sunday Business Post survey.
Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers
Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison demanded his case be included in the Tribunal.
'Thanks for calling Katherine' - Frances Fitzgerald has torrid time of it explaining her role in Tusla saga
The Minister insists she had no knowledge of Tusla’s involvement in the Maurice McCabe saga before last Thursday’s Prime Time broadcast.
'Incompatible like oil and water': Fine Gael rules out Sinn Féin coalition
Enda Kenny came under fire this week after comments he made suggested he was opening the possibility of Fine Gael going into government with Sinn Féin.
'Not a single patient in the building': PAC to investigate €7 million overspend at Tipperary Hospital
The PAC will write to the HSE to demand a “full explanation” on the situation.
Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true
He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.
'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future
Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.
'I'll always reflect on where we started, the highs, lows and everything in between'
The 2016 Major League Soccer decider takes place in Toronto later this evening and Cork native Alan Kelly will be at the centre of it.
Alan Kelly and Brendan Ogle have been trading barbs on national radio (again)
Water charges are centre stage once again. Alan Kelly has described this week’s report on the issue as a ‘fudge’.
From Irish Water to Irish beer: Alan Kelly has a crafty plan to help brewers
The former Environment Minister says brewers should be allowed sell their own products on site.
Martin McGuinness points finger firmly at the DUP at Public Accounts Committee hearing on Project Eagle
The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland has been giving his side of the story regarding the Project Eagle debacle.
Tipperary TDs are raging over 'incomprehensible' Semple Stadium World Cup snub
Iconic Thurles venue was not included on the long list of 12 grounds announced yesterday.
Alan Kelly is properly miffed at suggestions a Tipperary rail line should close
It costs €550 for each passenger on the Ballybrophy line, compared to just 90 cent for each Dart passenger.
Corkman Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for second consecutive season
Kelly was the clear winner with 63% of the vote.
Leaked memo shows PR firm with Irish links helped set up lucrative speeches for Bill Clinton
Declan Kelly, Alan Kelly’s brother, co-founded consulting firm Teneo Holdings.
Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.
Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'
After a crushing defeat in the last election, Labour’s Brendan Howlin talks about water charges, Alan Kelly and how the government nearly collapsed a number of times.
Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months
The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.
Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'
“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”
Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.
It's no longer Alan Kelly's job to talk about Irish Water
Labour has announced its spokespeople – and the troubled utility is no longer part of Kelly’s day job.
Scuffles between water charge protesters and gardaí as Alan Kelly arrives at the Dáil
Protesters chanted “shame on you” as Kelly made his way to the gates.
'Brash, opinionated' Kelly says he must be the country's most psychoanalysed politician
But Kelly says he will be staying in the party.
'Alan Kelly will work with Brendan Howlin to rebuild Labour'
Sources say that Kelly will stay in the party.
Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin
Alan Kelly failed to turn up at the leadership announcement after failing to garner support from his party colleagues.
Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party
Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.
There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party
While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.
Poll: Who would you prefer as the next Labour leader?
The field is narrowing.
Alan Kelly will go for Labour top job - but he's not sure who'll nominate him
It’s too soon to say which of his Labour colleagues will back him for the role, Kelly said.
Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments
But only in the event of water charges being suspended…
Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership
The Wexford TD denied that he looked for a precondition of an uncontested leadership, saying “certainly not” and that he’s “absolutely” up for a contest.
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…
What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?
Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?
Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?
The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.
Only 75 local authority houses were built in 2015 - the worst year on record
Last November, Alan Kelly vowed there would 200 council houses built by the end of the year.
Alan Kelly was pretty annoyed only one FG TD turned up to talk about climate change
The Minister has once more hit out at Labour’s former coalition partner.
Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.