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# labour-party - Friday 30 May, 2014

Labour's choice: Joan Burton is the favourite, but Alex White is banking on his message of renewal
# Analysis
# Analysis

Labour's choice: Joan Burton is the favourite, but Alex White is banking on his message of renewal

May 30th 2014, 1:05 PM 7,741 Views 48 Comments

Barring a late entrant one of Alex White or Joan Burton will be the next leader of the Labour Party and Tánaiste.

# labour-party - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership
# Face Off
# Face Off

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

May 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 12,612 Views 71 Comments

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

# labour-party - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

I'm out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn't want to be Labour leader
# Post-Gilmore
# Post-Gilmore

I'm out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn't want to be Labour leader

May 28th 2014, 10:49 PM 19,668 Views 91 Comments

There is still no firm indication as to whether anyone else will battle for the Labour leadership with Joan Burton though junior minister Alex White has not ruled himself out.

# labour-party - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore looks stunning in yellow
# Kill Gil
From The Daily Edge
# Kill Gil

Eamon Gilmore looks stunning in yellow

May 27th 2014, 8:17 AM 1,745 Views 1 Comment

The Sun has outdone itself.

# labour-party - Monday 26 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader

May 26th 2014, 10:54 PM 40,836 Views 354 Comments

The announcement comes after it emerged today that two motions of no-confidence in his leadership would be tabled in coming weeks.

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

May 26th 2014, 10:51 PM 29,761 Views 99 Comments

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016
# Not To Be
# Not To Be

VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016

May 26th 2014, 9:00 PM 6,850 Views 23 Comments

The Tánaiste sat down with TheJournal.ie to discuss the recent problems facing the coalition and his future in government exactly a week before he announced his resignation.

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation
# Slanaiste
From The Daily Edge
# Slanaiste

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation

May 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 29,276 Views 28 Comments

Eamo, we hardly knew ye.

Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation

May 26th 2014, 5:27 PM 9,042 Views 49 Comments

Colleagues and opposition politicians alike have been reacting to the news, with most Labour TDs saying the party needs some new direction.

Here's how Labour will select their new leaders
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

Here's how Labour will select their new leaders

May 26th 2014, 4:42 PM 11,289 Views 64 Comments

We should have a new Labour leader and deputy leader by 4 July, all going well.

# labour-party - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections

May 25th 2014, 8:45 PM 17,394 Views 39 Comments

It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion'
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion'

May 25th 2014, 7:15 PM 14,873 Views 70 Comments

The Labour MEP is set to lose her seat in the capital.

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West

May 25th 2014, 2:35 AM 70,735 Views 201 Comments

Ruth Coppinger joins Joe Higgins in the Dáil as the strong left vote in Dublin West paid dividends for the Socialists.

# labour-party - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Joan Burton: The Labour Party has taken a shellacking from citizens
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Joan Burton: The Labour Party has taken a shellacking from citizens

May 24th 2014, 3:10 PM 10,034 Views 65 Comments

Joan Burton insisted she has confidence in Eamon Gilmore at the count centre in Citywest today but the endorsement appeared lukewarm.

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin

May 24th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,839 Views 46 Comments

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

# labour-party - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil
# On The Canvass
# On The Canvass

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil

May 21st 2014, 9:30 PM 8,329 Views 40 Comments

We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.

# labour-party - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris

May 20th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,457 Views 19 Comments

Gilmore says a reshuffle of the Cabinet is something that will most likely be discussed later this year.

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,825 Views 13 Comments

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

# labour-party - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way
# Gap In The Law
# Gap In The Law

What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way

May 13th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,894 Views 10 Comments

The cabinet have agreed on plans to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001.

# labour-party - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose

May 11th 2014, 4:46 PM 10,216 Views 121 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that now was a time of renewal.

# labour-party - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Labour WILL run a candidate in the Longford Westmeath by-election
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Labour WILL run a candidate in the Longford Westmeath by-election

May 8th 2014, 9:52 PM 8,482 Views 53 Comments

And here he is.

# labour-party - Friday 2 May, 2014

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election
# Loraine Mulligan
# Loraine Mulligan

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election

May 2nd 2014, 11:00 PM 14,068 Views 38 Comments

The junior coalition partner is unlikely to win the Dáil seat that became vacant following the resignation of its former TD Patrick Nulty in March.

# labour-party - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'No, my leadership is not up for debate'
# Nuh-uh
# Nuh-uh

Eamon Gilmore: 'No, my leadership is not up for debate'

May 1st 2014, 4:31 PM 6,515 Views 68 Comments

The Tánaiste was in bullish mood as he launched the Labour party election campaign in Dublin today.

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton

May 1st 2014, 3:28 PM 18,194 Views 134 Comments

Local election candidate Martina Genockey was accosted by two opponents in Tallaght and the confrontation became physical.

# labour-party - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing

Apr 30th 2014, 2:22 PM 29,725 Views 281 Comments

Labour traitors was repeatedly shouted at the local election candidate.

# labour-party - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll
# Dublin Dogfight
# Dublin Dogfight

'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll

Apr 29th 2014, 10:35 AM 8,842 Views 61 Comments

The Fine Gael candidate in Dublin could be in danger of not winning a seat according to an opinion poll at the weekend.

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains

Apr 29th 2014, 8:06 AM 5,710 Views 69 Comments

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

# labour-party - Monday 28 April, 2014

The first opinion poll of the European elections has focused minds... and sharpened knives
# Analysis
# Analysis

The first opinion poll of the European elections has focused minds... and sharpened knives

Apr 28th 2014, 11:33 AM 8,293 Views 47 Comments

There’s plenty for the political parties and the independents to think about after the first European election poll at the weekend.

# labour-party - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record

Apr 26th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,630 Views 125 Comments

Phil Prendergast hopes her record in the European Parliament will convince voters to send her back to Brussels as she battles it out in Ireland South.

# labour-party - Friday 25 April, 2014

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

Apr 25th 2014, 9:57 AM 7,645 Views 44 Comments

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

# labour-party - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Labour admits: We have 'substantive differences' with Fine Gael over water charges
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Labour admits: We have 'substantive differences' with Fine Gael over water charges

Apr 16th 2014, 6:45 PM 11,119 Views 118 Comments

Work to be done…

# labour-party - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine
# Don't Care
# Don't Care

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine

Apr 15th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,332 Views 131 Comments

The Labour youth wing appears unconcerned that its posters break the law as it slammed Fianna Fáil’s “hypocrisy” today, but the opposition party hit back saying there is a “crisis at the heart of the Labour Party”.

# labour-party - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago
# Taking The Lead
# Taking The Lead

Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago

Apr 8th 2014, 10:27 AM 4,445 Views 27 Comments

Lead author of a policy paper, TD Anne Ferris, denied this was an attempt by the party to take charge of government discussions on the establishment of the new body.

# labour-party - Saturday 15 February, 2014

7 things we learned from Labour's one-day conference
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

7 things we learned from Labour's one-day conference

Feb 15th 2014, 9:15 PM 14,993 Views 78 Comments

Here’s what we found out after spending the day with Eamon Gilmore and co in a nice hotel in Enfield, Co Meath.

Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back'
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back'

Feb 15th 2014, 9:00 PM 13,796 Views 130 Comments

The Tánaiste and Labour leader has given a keynote address to delegates at the one-day conference in Meath today.

Brendan Howlin: ‘The most resistant group I have come across are the most privileged’
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

Brendan Howlin: ‘The most resistant group I have come across are the most privileged’

Feb 15th 2014, 4:58 PM 19,786 Views 144 Comments

The Labour conference has heard from senior ministers hitting out a the opposition parties, “obnoxious” trickle-down economics and the problem of cyberbullying.

Here’s what’s planned for Labour’s conference in Meath today
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

Here’s what’s planned for Labour’s conference in Meath today

Feb 15th 2014, 8:45 AM 5,809 Views 52 Comments

With the local elections less than 100 days away, Labour are meeting for the second time in three months.

# labour-party - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Here's who Labour has picked as its Dublin candidate for the European elections
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

Here's who Labour has picked as its Dublin candidate for the European elections

Feb 9th 2014, 3:19 PM 11,763 Views 62 Comments

Spoiler: she’s already doing the job.

# labour-party - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'

Feb 5th 2014, 2:24 PM 6,624 Views 30 Comments

Costello has linked her new constituency rival to other non-aligned independents in the European Parliament such as the controversial former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom.

# labour-party - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent
# Discretion
# Discretion

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:14 PM 8,011 Views 100 Comments

The Tánaiste said this option for local authorities was already part of the legislation and can be used in areas where property values are high and so revenue collected is higher.