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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Alan Kelly

All time
# calls to step aside
Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed
Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.
# Housing Crisis
Fingal County Council confirms it's trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses
The council said that talks with the developer had not progressed as of yet.
# Protest
Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses
Some 100 families face the threat of eviction.
# glad it's over
10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand
Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.
# helluva drug
Alan Kelly's re-election reaction is already turning into a glorious meme
Bit of power. Be grand.
# Trip to Tipp
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has kept his seat
“Tomorrow we start rebuilding this party.”
# GE16 Fact Check
FactCheck: The truth and the lies from TV3's Deputy Leaders' Debate
TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has sifted through the claims made by Kelly, McDonald, Reilly and Cowen.
# manifesto
Alan Kelly: What Labour has achieved is astonishing
The party also called plans to abolish Irish Water “farcical”.
Voices
'Power is a drug': Alan Kelly's recent interview showed the true colours of Irish politics
We need more than narcissism and hubris in Irish politics, writes Tom Clonan.
# GE16 Fact Check
FactCheck: Is Alan Kelly right to say 80% of people are paying for water?
TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested an eye-catching claim by the Minister for the Environment.
# AK-47
Alan Kelly is astonished at claims he verbally attacked Newstalk presenter
“I don’t think that’s a fair question. No, obviously not.”
# Election fever
Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is 'an incredibly obedient employee'
Meanwhile, Gerry Adams says that 15 seats would be a good election for Sinn Féin.
# That's him told
Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly's boss
The Labour deputy leader said yesterday that in politics “you are your own boss”.
# Election fever
Everyone hopes Enda will reveal all tomorrow
We mean the date of the election of course.
# new bin charges
New bin charges will see individual bags banned
Councils will have the power to allow people living in areas unsuitable for wheelie bin collection be able to use them.
# The last hurrah
7 things we learned at the Labour conference
At its last big gathering before the election, Labour was doing an awful lot of standing up in Mullingar today.
# Bullish
Labour reckons its incredibly fabulous candidates can win 36 seats
Ministers are in confident mood as the party’s one-day conference gets underway in Mullingar.
# Nowhere to be seen
Alan Kelly was canvassing last night while the Dáil debated homelessness
The Labour deputy leader, who has described the issue as his number one priority, was seeking votes in Roscrea.
# Kelly's heroes
A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats
Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.
# Analysis
Why the John Delaney controversy is another (avoidable) fiasco for Labour
Analysis: Labour should be keeping its head down. Instead the party’s most senior figures are committing own goals.
# Nothing To See Here
Alan Kelly is fine with John Delaney telling Tipperary people to vote for him
The Environment Minister’s trip around Tipperary with the FAI boss has sparked a political controversy.
# Nothing To See Here
Fine Gael minister defends photo of Alan Kelly 'canvassing' with FAI chief John Delaney
“What anyone does in their own personal time is their own business,” says transport minister Paschal Donohoe.
# Analysis
How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.
# Courts
'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins
Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.
# haven't gone away
'Delusional' Alan Kelly claims water charges have gone off the agenda
Others disagree.
# taken to task
Alarm company says it met with Alan Kelly after tender had been decided
Task Alarms says there are major problems with how the tender was structured.
# New Rules
Dublin City Council apologises for planner saying Alan Kelly had been 'bamboozled'
Comments were made in the Irish Times this morning.
# tiny
Kelly says apartment sizes aren't "shoebox living"
The plans have been criticised, but Kelly is steadfast.
# Cause for alarm?
Alan Kelly told to 'come clean' about meeting with company which won €3.6m State contracts
Kelly met with two representatives from the company, but says he did not know they would be there.
# close to the brink
Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?
One charity is asking them to consider it.
# taken to task
Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender
Deputy Paul Murphy says “serious irregularities occurred” around a meeting involving Alan Kelly and another Labour TD.
# Solutions
This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis
Rents linked to inflation and the abolition of the property tax are on the party’s agenda.
# Not a bad thing
Alan Kelly doesn't care that he got totes emosh last night
The Environment Minister is said to have shed tears at last night’s Labour parliamentary party meeting.
# wasn't me
Alan Kelly got totes emosh in Leinster House tonight
The Labour deputy leader denied to colleagues that he had leaked internal polling.
# Homelessness
One year on from Jonathan Corrie's death, we're still relying on short-term solutions
His death, on a cold November night, sparked nationwide outrage, but what has changed?
# wasn't me
Alan Kelly denies leaking internal Labour polling
Kelly has brushed off accusations that he leaked the results of internal party polls.
# Boundary review
'It's like these two buckos woke up one morning and decided to change a border'
One Fine Gael TD is not happy that the border between Waterford and Kilkenny might be moved.
# through the roof
There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls
Cork and Galway have had their biggest increases in at least 10 years.
# Housing
It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015
Alan Kelly said that “ten times” more social houses than the 20 built so far this year will be completed by the end of 2015.
# rossan court
44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin
The houses are located in Waterville, near Blanchardstown, and apparently “embrace the latest energy efficient technologies”.