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#Labour Pains

# labour-pains - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,726 Views 12 Comments

“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
# Backstop Backchat
# Backstop Backchat

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

Jan 17th 2019, 6:05 PM 11,706 Views 40 Comments

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'
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Sep 23rd 2018, 4:32 PM 14,366 Views 81 Comments

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
# Ak47
# Ak47

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

Sep 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,563 Views 28 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row

May 21st 2018, 7:25 PM 17,138 Views 45 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Nov 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 14,156 Views 57 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

May 11th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,434 Views 31 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Aug 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 7,363 Views 24 Comments

The party is appealing the decision.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 19th 2016, 6:29 PM 17,661 Views 46 Comments

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
# Trident
# Trident

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

Jul 18th 2016, 10:53 PM 27,945 Views 87 Comments

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
# Living To Fight Another Day
# Living To Fight Another Day

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

Jul 12th 2016, 8:03 PM 22,319 Views 73 Comments

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
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

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

Jun 27th 2016, 12:30 PM 23,602 Views 59 Comments

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'
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

May 21st 2016, 2:02 PM 17,873 Views 80 Comments

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?
# New Blood
# New Blood

Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?

May 10th 2016, 6:45 AM 14,412 Views 61 Comments

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'
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

May 7th 2016, 12:05 PM 31,557 Views 118 Comments

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
# After Joan
# After Joan

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Mar 31st 2016, 5:26 PM 26,187 Views 77 Comments

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
# Calls To Step Aside
# Calls To Step Aside

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Mar 30th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,318 Views 110 Comments

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
# The Post Mortem

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 27,892 Views 72 Comments

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

# labour-pains - Thursday 3 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:30 PM 21,490 Views 78 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 23,954 Views 95 Comments

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
# Analysis

Why the 'Every Little Hurts' ad sank Labour

Mar 1st 2016, 9:00 PM 43,242 Views 80 Comments

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
# That's Him Told
# That's Him Told

Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly's boss

Feb 1st 2016, 3:52 PM 44,055 Views 126 Comments

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
# Kelly's Heroes
# Kelly's Heroes

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

Jan 27th 2016, 10:48 AM 13,467 Views 131 Comments

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
# All White On The Night

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

Dec 12th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,914 Views 88 Comments

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
# Oh Rly?
# Oh Rly?

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:47 PM 12,535 Views 145 Comments

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

# labour-pains - Monday 26 October, 2015

Is Labour finished?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Is Labour finished?

Oct 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 36,008 Views 229 Comments

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

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

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,325 Views 13 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:30 AM 14,368 Views 115 Comments

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
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll

Aug 15th 2015, 6:56 PM 22,261 Views 271 Comments

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
# Tone Deaf
# Tone Deaf

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

Aug 13th 2015, 4:55 PM 14,836 Views 67 Comments

“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)
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

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

Jul 10th 2015, 8:06 PM 17,874 Views 80 Comments

Will there be any more?

# labour-pains - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
# No Laura 2.0
# No Laura 2.0

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,694 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

# labour-pains - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 16,155 Views 35 Comments

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
# The Internet
# The Internet

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 1:44 PM 21,301 Views 89 Comments

Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.

# labour-pains - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
# Man Overboard
# Man Overboard

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

May 29th 2015, 11:40 AM 15,359 Views 55 Comments

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
# Man Overboard
# Man Overboard

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

May 28th 2015, 10:35 PM 31,875 Views 170 Comments

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
# Three Strikes And Out
# Three Strikes And Out

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow

May 27th 2015, 7:57 PM 18,700 Views 47 Comments

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
# Labour Pains

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

May 25th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,135 Views 46 Comments

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

# labour-pains - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

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

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

May 12th 2015, 5:06 PM 3,930 Views 2 Comments

So much pain, so little sympathy.

# labour-pains - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

Apr 30th 2015, 6:11 AM 15,192 Views 81 Comments

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

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