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# labour-party - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda

An employment law expert explains the current legal situation and the government’s options.

# labour-party - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour Party over reaction to anti-Semitism report

Corbyn has said he will “strongly contest the political intervention to suspend” him from the party.

# labour-party - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

UK Labour calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

The solicitor was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989 amid claims of collusion with state security forces.

# labour-party - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

This is the Labour Party's new front bench

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

# labour-party - Monday 11 May, 2020

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party

The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.

# labour-party - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

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

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

# labour-party - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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

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

# labour-party - Friday 3 April, 2020

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

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

# labour-party - Friday 6 March, 2020

Lise Hand: A leadership race in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak? Labour can't catch a break

Lise Hand says Labour members hoping the leadership race would revive the party must be wondering if they accidentally ran over a family of black cats.

# labour-party - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

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

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

# labour-party - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'The next generation': Who is likely to put their name forward as the next Labour leader?

There are four main contenders for the job to replace Brendan Howlin, but the task ahead for the winner is immense.

# labour-party - Monday 10 February, 2020

'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?

Left-leaning parties including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats grew their support – so why not the Labour Party?

# labour-party - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

The Candidate Podcast: Brendan Howlin answers your election questions

The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.

# labour-party - Monday 13 January, 2020

Five candidates have made it through to the UK Labour leadership race

Party members will have to vote on who they think will be able to take on and beat the Tory party in 2024.

# labour-party - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

# labour-party - Friday 13 December, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

# labour-party - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'

The party said that no data breach occurred.

# labour-party - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

# labour-party - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.

# labour-party - Friday 22 February, 2019

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week

He has no plans to join the recently formed independent group.

# labour-party - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader

If passed, senators such as Ivana Bacik and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin would be eligible for election.

# labour-party - Monday 24 September, 2018

Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t rule out the possibility yesterday as members vote on the motion at the party’s annual conference.

# labour-party - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# labour-party - Friday 31 August, 2018

'I thought we had a good working relationship': Brendan Howlin calls Alan Kelly's comments 'unhelpful'

The Tipperary TD said the Labour Party needs “radical change”.

# labour-party - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'We don't feel it's the right time': 16 Labour councillors dismiss calls for new party leader

The councillors said that efforts should be focused on issues such as housing, childcare and free education.

# labour-party - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'

A number of people have recently received dubious calls offering to fix their connection.

# labour-party - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# labour-party - Monday 21 May, 2018

Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row

Livingstone, 72, was suspended in April 2016.

# labour-party - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Alan Kelly is no longer gunning for Howlin's job as leader of the Labour Party

Six months ago, the Tipperary TD put his party leader on notice.

# labour-party - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians It's 2018 Lads

It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians

A headline in the Irish Examiner read ‘There’s no denying Mary Lou’s sex appeal’.

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

# labour-party - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Former Ceann Comhairle Sean Treacy dies aged 94

The Clonmel man served as TD for Tipperary South from 1961 to 1997.

# labour-party - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Labour’s Brendan Howlin said other countries have legislated against revenge porn and secured convictions.

# labour-party - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child Labour Party This post contains videos

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

# labour-party - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks

Corbyn told delegates that Labour was “on the threshold of power” and that Tories were “hanging on by their fingertips”.

# labour-party - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

# labour-party - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud

Metiria Turei revealed she wrongfully claimed welfare benefits to support her baby while studying for a law degree in the early 1990s.

# labour-party - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

# labour-party - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Sky News presenter accidentally introduced a politician as the leader of the 'Scottish Labia' party Nooooooo

# labour-party - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

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.

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