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#Labour

# labour - Saturday 24 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 24th 2020, 8:30 AM 17,292 Views 36 Comments

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'
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

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

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 8:47 PM 29,356 Views 70 Comments

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
# Pollsters
# Pollsters

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

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,631 Views 67 Comments

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
# Kurzarbeit
# Kurzarbeit

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

Sep 30th 2020, 3:10 PM 42,537 Views 12 Comments

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
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:53 PM 17,500 Views 22 Comments

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
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

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

Sep 14th 2020, 3:34 PM 33,018 Views 40 Comments

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
# In-fighting
# In-fighting

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

Aug 8th 2020, 10:35 AM 22,786 Views 44 Comments

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
# Evictions Ban
# Evictions Ban

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

Jul 8th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,317 Views 21 Comments

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
# Into The West
# Into The West

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

Jul 1st 2020, 7:58 AM 28,689 Views 48 Comments

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
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

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

Apr 7th 2020, 11:35 AM 16,525 Views 62 Comments

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
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

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

Apr 5th 2020, 8:55 PM 13,618 Views 36 Comments

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?
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

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

Apr 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 29,066 Views 26 Comments

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

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party
# Top Job
# Top Job

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,634 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 10:17 AM 33,603 Views 120 Comments

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
# Labour

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 1:43 PM 19,886 Views 67 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 20,103 Views 36 Comments

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
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

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

Feb 21st 2020, 1:27 PM 11,762 Views 33 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Feb 19th 2020, 12:30 PM 25,153 Views 48 Comments

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
# It's On
# It's On

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

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 5:57 PM 41,179 Views 117 Comments

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
# Howlin For You
# Howlin For You

The Labour Party leadership contest will kick off this morning

Feb 15th 2020, 9:35 AM 18,117 Views 85 Comments

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

# labour - Thursday 13 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 13th 2020, 9:29 AM 35,967 Views 85 Comments

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
# Change
# Change

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Feb 12th 2020, 3:51 PM 71,350 Views 215 Comments

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
# Six Of The Best
# Six Of The Best

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

Feb 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,510 Views 21 Comments

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
# Hour By Hour
# Hour By Hour

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

Feb 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 98,898 Views 76 Comments

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
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,723 Views 32 Comments

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
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 13,907 Views 90 Comments

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
# Manifesto Launch
# Manifesto Launch

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

Jan 28th 2020, 2:10 PM 15,933 Views 74 Comments

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
# Dublin Fingal
# Dublin Fingal

Labour TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election

Jan 8th 2020, 10:13 PM 15,331 Views 33 Comments

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
# Another Future Is Possible
# Another Future Is Possible

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

Jan 4th 2020, 8:02 PM 10,358 Views 15 Comments

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
# Labour Leadership
# Labour Leadership

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:38 AM 14,980 Views 32 Comments

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
# Cormac ó Braonáin
# Cormac ó Braonáin

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

Dec 16th 2019, 7:28 PM 29,708 Views 4 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

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

Dec 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 130,951 Views 21 Comments

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
Live Dec 13th 2019, 7:34 AM

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2019, 7:22 AM 7,476 Views 8 Comments

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
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

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

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,027 Views 74 Comments

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
# Reality Actually
# Reality Actually

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

Dec 13th 2019, 3:15 AM 8,234 Views 5 Comments

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

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Dec 13th 2019, 3:00 AM 13,698 Views 19 Comments

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

# labour - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
# Milking It
# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,652 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# labour - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
# Didn't Happen
# Didn't Happen

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,228 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

# labour - Friday 6 December, 2019

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

Dec 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 9,996 Views 21 Comments

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.