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#Labour Pains

# labour-pains - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

# labour-pains - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out

Meanwhile, a UK government timeline has estimated that a second Brexit referendum would take over a year to organise.

# labour-pains - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

# labour-pains - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Howlin's leadership under the spotlight as Labour think-in gets underway

Alan Kelly’s recent comments about Howlin’s leadership will be a topic of conversation today in Drogheda.

# labour-pains - Monday 21 May, 2018

Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row

Livingstone, 72, was suspended in April 2016.

# labour-pains - Monday 6 November, 2017

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin

It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.

# labour-pains - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn

On the campaign trail, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had more pressing concerns than flagging poll numbers today.

# labour-pains - Monday 8 August, 2016

Boost for embattled Jeremy Corbyn as new Labour members win right to vote for leader

The party is appealing the decision.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

UK Labour row: Angela Eagle drops bid to replace Corbyn as leader

It leaves Owen Smith as the only challenger in the leadership contest.

# labour-pains - Monday 18 July, 2016

The UK has just voted to build a new generation nuclear weapons system

The House of Commons easily passed the proposal.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

He's not going down without a fight: Jeremy Corbyn WILL be up for leadership re-election

The UK Labour Party has decided he will be on a fresh leadership ballot.

# labour-pains - Monday 27 June, 2016

Labour deputy leader tells Corbyn he has no authority, as resignations keep coming

Corbyn has this morning released details of a reshuffle of his top team.

# labour-pains - Saturday 21 May, 2016

'Alan Kelly will work with Brendan Howlin to rebuild Labour'

Sources say that Kelly will stay in the party.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

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.

# labour-pains - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

# labour-pains - Thursday 31 March, 2016

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.

# labour-pains - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour The Post Mortem This post contains videos

This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained why the seeds of Labour’s demise were sown in 2011 in a wide-ranging interview with this week.

# labour-pains - Thursday 3 March, 2016

'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

# labour-pains - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Why the 'Every Little Hurts' ad sank Labour

Analysis: Labour’s disastrous general election result this time around had its roots in the 2011 campaign.

# labour-pains - Monday 1 February, 2016

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”.

# labour-pains - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats

Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.

# labour-pains - Saturday 12 December, 2015

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan? All White On The Night This post contains videos

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

# labour-pains - Monday 23 November, 2015

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

# labour-pains - Monday 26 October, 2015

Is Labour finished?

Analysis: The latest poll does not make good reading for a party that was hoping for a post-Budget boost.

From The Daily Edge 10 things nobody tells you about giving birth Labour Pains

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

# labour-pains - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll

The latest poll for tomorrow’s Sunday Times puts support for the party at just 6%.

# labour-pains - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid

“If Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader … It will mean rout, possibly annihilation.”

# labour-pains - Friday 10 July, 2015

Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)

Will there be any more?

# labour-pains - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

# labour-pains - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji

John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.

# labour-pains - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well

Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.

# labour-pains - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

# labour-pains - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale

Michael McNamara is set to lose the Labour whip after saying he cannot support the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.

# labour-pains - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow

Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.

# labour-pains - Monday 25 May, 2015

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her... Labour Pains This post contains videos

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

# labour-pains - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens when lads have to go through labour pains With Child

Here's what happens when lads have to go through labour pains

So much pain, so little sympathy.

# labour-pains - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.

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