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# labour - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party

It comes weeks after the former Labour leader said that the scale of anti-Semitism in the party was “dramatically overstated”.

# labour - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Timeline: GP contract negotiations, the draft deal and Leo Varadkar's actions

What happened with the draft deal in the spring of 2019?

# labour - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Bank defends asking mortgage applicants whether their employer is seeking State Covid assistance

Labour’s Ged Nash has been contacted by a number of constituents over the bank’s approach to the employment wage subsidy scheme.

# labour - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters

Amnesty International said that at least 12 peaceful protesters were killed in an incident involving the Nigerian army this week.

# labour - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Opposition TDs hit out at lack of 'certainty and hope' but minister says 'there's no crystal ball for the pandemic'

This afternoon, the government unveiled its Budget for 2021.

# labour - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# labour - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said specific sector supports are under consideration.

# labour - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Government agree to sick pay reform, but Labour says six month delay will hinder fight against the pandemic

Ireland is one of only five EU members that doesn’t recognise sick pay as a right.

# labour - Monday 14 September, 2020

'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.

# labour - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Jeremy Corbyn accuses his own party officials of trying to sabotage the 2017 election

Corbyn and his allies believe there is “overwhelming evidence” of sabotage within the UK Labour ranks.

# labour - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Housing minister to consult on whether rent freeze should be extended beyond 20 July

Tenants cannot be evicted and rent increases are prohibited for the duration of the crisis.

# labour - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

# labour - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Kelly ‘doesn’t believe’ Labour will enter coalition, but Tánaiste says framework doc might change their response

Simon Coveney said parties might ‘pause for thought and perhaps change their approach’ when they read the document.

# labour - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'We will be a responsible opposition': Keir Starmer announces new look Labour team

The new Labour leader appointed leadership rival Lisa Nandy as shadow foreign secretary.

# labour - Saturday 4 April, 2020

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?

Starmer was elected as leader of the party earlier today, replacing Jeremy Corbyn.

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party

Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, had been the favourite to win the ballot.

# labour - Friday 6 March, 2020

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

Alan Kelly and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin are bidding to replace Brendan Howlin as the party’s leader.

# labour - Monday 2 March, 2020

Rent freeze is constitutional according to past legal advice, says Alan Kelly

Labour leadership candidate Alan Kelly said that he received the advice when he was housing minister.

Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister

Jan O’Sullivan said that the Greens needed to ‘tie down’ any commitments from the two parties.

# labour - Friday 21 February, 2020

Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign

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

# labour - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage

Business groups across the UK have also criticised the points-based immigration system.

# labour - 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 - Saturday 15 February, 2020

The Labour Party leadership contest will kick off this morning

The executive board of the Labour Party will meet at 11am.

# labour - Thursday 13 February, 2020

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Poll: Who do you think should be the next Labour Party leader?

Brendan Howlin announced yesterday he was stepping down after four years as party leader.

# labour - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Howlin has led the party since 2016, when he took over from Joan Burton.

Labour hits rock bottom and the second-shortest serving TD ever: 6 election records made this year

The records behind the rise of Sinn Féin during the election tell their own story.

# labour - Sunday 9 February, 2020

The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results

We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.

# labour - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock

Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.

# labour - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spent over €50k on Facebook adverts so far this campaign

The three main parties are way ahead in terms of spending on Facebook and Instagram since the campaign got under way.

# labour - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Labour promises three-year rent freeze, a living wage, and free GP care to under-18s

The party has launched its ‘Building an Equal Society’ manifesto this afternoon.

# labour - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Labour TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election

Ryan has been a TD since 2011.

# labour - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots

The video also features words of support from Stephen Lawrence’s mother, saying he was “instrumental” in getting justice.

# labour - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll

Starmer would beat Rebecca Long-Bailey, who has been seen as the Corbyn camp’s favoured successor.

# labour - Monday 16 December, 2019

Funeral of Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin to take place in Mansion House on Thursday

The young man died after he was struck by a Luas in Dublin city early yesterday morning.

# labour - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

Labour leader Brendan Howlin was among those paying tribute to Cormac Ó Braonáin, calling him a “positive force for good”.

# labour - Friday 13 December, 2019

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.

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