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# labour-party - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned
# Called In
# Called In

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned

May 10th 2017, 5:45 PM 8,392 Views 28 Comments

Vice-chair of the PAC Alan Kelly said the commissioner should appear again in a couple of weeks.

# labour-party - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn
# Harassment
# Harassment

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

Apr 5th 2017, 3:04 PM 6,778 Views 3 Comments

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

# labour-party - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments
# UK
# UK

Former London mayor suspended from Labour Party for another year over Hitler comments

Apr 4th 2017, 9:12 PM 16,690 Views 59 Comments

Ken Livingstone had been suspended from the party last April for “bringing the party into disrepute.”

# labour-party - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Howlin says whistleblower Maurice McCabe 'expressed gratitude' for his intervention yesterday

Feb 9th 2017, 3:05 PM 19,718 Views 0 Comments

Pressure is mounting on the Garda Commissioner to step aside while the inquiry is ongoing.

# labour-party - Friday 13 January, 2017

Irish political parties spent over €416k on election posters last year
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

Irish political parties spent over €416k on election posters last year

Jan 13th 2017, 5:27 PM 7,351 Views 44 Comments

Fianna Fáil spent over €145,891 on election posters in the last general election.

# labour-party - Monday 26 December, 2016

'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future
# Interview
# Interview

'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future

Dec 26th 2016, 6:00 AM 22,294 Views 104 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# labour-party - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Oct 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 132 Views 82 Comments

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

# labour-party - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'

Sep 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,349 Views 126 Comments

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.

# labour-party - Friday 2 September, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence

Sep 2nd 2016, 12:01 PM 14,115 Views 63 Comments

A new poll found 46% of people are now in favour of Scottish independence.

# labour-party - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video
# Virgin On The Ridiculous
# Virgin On The Ridiculous

Billionaire Richard Branson has just called out Jeremy Corbyn with a CCTV video

Aug 23rd 2016, 3:12 PM 44,108 Views 109 Comments

Last week Corbyn sat on the floor of a Virgin train, but the company says there were plenty of seats.

# labour-party - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party
# Fallout
# Fallout

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

Jun 28th 2016, 5:03 PM 28,699 Views 104 Comments

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

# labour-party - 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 23,567 Views 59 Comments

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

# labour-party - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

Jun 12th 2016, 8:00 AM 14,933 Views 81 Comments

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

# labour-party - Friday 20 May, 2016

Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin
# It's My Party And I'll Cry If
# It's My Party And I'll Cry If

Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin

May 20th 2016, 6:00 PM 43,818 Views 151 Comments

Alan Kelly failed to turn up at the leadership announcement after failing to garner support from his party colleagues.

# labour-party - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party
# Follow The Leader
# Follow The Leader

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party

May 17th 2016, 2:40 PM 15,682 Views 43 Comments

While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.

# labour-party - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments
# Water Fairness Bill
# Water Fairness Bill

Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments

May 12th 2016, 3:39 PM 18,004 Views 123 Comments

But only in the event of water charges being suspended…

# labour-party - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership
# Battle
# Battle

Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership

May 11th 2016, 8:42 AM 8,052 Views 69 Comments

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.

# labour-party - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely
# The New Boss
# The New Boss

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

May 10th 2016, 8:35 PM 41,930 Views 102 Comments

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour party?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour party?

May 10th 2016, 9:49 AM 28,467 Views 139 Comments

Joan Burton is expected to step down later today.

# labour-party - Monday 18 April, 2016

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow

Apr 18th 2016, 8:20 PM 16,319 Views 64 Comments

The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.

# labour-party - Monday 29 February, 2016

Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat

Feb 29th 2016, 10:11 AM 27,083 Views 36 Comments

Penrose had conceded on Saturday evening but this morning he said there is “an outside chance” he’ll get back in.

# labour-party - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat
# Mild Mild West
# Mild Mild West

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

Feb 28th 2016, 7:15 AM 19,214 Views 46 Comments

It was not supposed to happen, but it did.

# labour-party - Thursday 18 February, 2016

This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter
# No Direction
From The Daily Edge
# No Direction

This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter

Feb 18th 2016, 10:27 AM 40,999 Views 54 Comments

Labour, it’s time to log off.

# labour-party - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception

Feb 11th 2016, 6:33 PM 17,985 Views 71 Comments

She faced some tough questions too.

# labour-party - 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 13,444 Views 131 Comments

Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.

# labour-party - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA

Oct 4th 2015, 6:44 PM 14,963 Views 290 Comments

Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.

# labour-party - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:36 PM 21,185 Views 192 Comments

The Belfast woman has been nominated for the position by Joan Burton and Alan Kelly.

# labour-party - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia
# Gilmore For Presidente
# Gilmore For Presidente

Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia

Oct 1st 2015, 7:27 PM 13,099 Views 102 Comments

Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.

# labour-party - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland
# One Island
# One Island

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland

Sep 27th 2015, 3:00 PM 22,080 Views 145 Comments

The Labour leader said, “it’s an aspiration that I have always gone along with”.

# labour-party - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages
# Carriages Full Of Women
# Carriages Full Of Women

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages

Aug 26th 2015, 9:14 AM 15,619 Views 62 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn, a radical left-winger who has defied expectations to lead the leadership race, believes it could help reduce harassment.

# labour-party - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history?

Aug 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 56 Views 54 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s success may lie in the fact that he is quite simply different, writes Neale Richmond.

# labour-party - 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 22,237 Views 270 Comments

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

# labour-party - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Anne Ferris has officially rejoined the Labour Party after five months
# Back In
# Back In

Anne Ferris has officially rejoined the Labour Party after five months

Jul 15th 2015, 9:53 PM 10,173 Views 32 Comments

Ferris lost the whip in February but the Labour party agreed to let her come back in a unanimous vote taken today.

# labour-party - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Alan Kelly reveals death threats against his family but says Irish Water was not a mistake
# D'Telly
# D'Telly

Alan Kelly reveals death threats against his family but says Irish Water was not a mistake

Jul 11th 2015, 11:05 PM 24,944 Views 186 Comments

The Minister for the Environment appeared on Saturday Night with Miriam.

# labour-party - 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 17,810 Views 80 Comments

Will there be any more?

# labour-party - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# labour-party - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

33 years after fatal car crash, Dick Spring to meet bereaved family
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

33 years after fatal car crash, Dick Spring to meet bereaved family

Jul 7th 2015, 12:07 PM 32,485 Views 22 Comments

James Curran died when Spring’s ministerial car collided with the vehicle he was travelling in.

# labour-party - 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 8,111 Views 46 Comments

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

# labour-party - Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'

May 4th 2015, 4:18 PM 10,575 Views 51 Comments

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

# labour-party - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Someone turned an Ed Miliband campaign video into 8 Mile and it's wonderful
# Bravo
# Bravo

Someone turned an Ed Miliband campaign video into 8 Mile and it's wonderful

May 3rd 2015, 5:50 PM 19,647 Views 7 Comments

You only get once chance…