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#Labour

# 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 25,130 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 41,158 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 18,098 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 35,950 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 71,304 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 27,475 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 98,875 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 13,691 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 13,875 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 15,925 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 15,308 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 10,342 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 14,953 Views 31 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 29,691 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 130,867 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 7,362 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 58,933 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 8,217 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 13,531 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 31,637 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 25,063 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 9,987 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.

# labour - Sunday 1 December, 2019

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
# Lessons Learned
# Lessons Learned

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

Dec 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 30,735 Views 78 Comments

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

# labour - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'
# On The Table
# On The Table

Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'

Nov 27th 2019, 12:17 PM 20,302 Views 73 Comments

Corbyn says the documents show the trade talks were at a “very advanced stage”.

# labour - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?
# On The Trail
# On The Trail

Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?

Nov 24th 2019, 10:01 PM 14,405 Views 47 Comments

The Labour leader is probably facing a make-or-break election.

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

Nov 24th 2019, 7:50 AM 16,825 Views 110 Comments

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.

# labour - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

Nov 21st 2019, 9:53 PM 14,154 Views 8 Comments

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push
# UK VOTE 19
# UK VOTE 19

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push

Nov 21st 2019, 1:14 PM 10,523 Views 21 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.

# labour - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Nov 17th 2019, 8:10 AM 19,141 Views 53 Comments

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

# labour - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 12,148 Views 23 Comments

The party said that no data breach occurred.

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections
# Vote 2019
# Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,034 Views 8 Comments

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

# labour - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,708 Views 12 Comments

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

# labour - Monday 21 October, 2019

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,766 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# labour - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

Oct 19th 2019, 1:17 PM 35,291 Views 15 Comments

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

# labour - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up
# White Paper
# White Paper

'Rainy Day Fund is finished before it even started' say TDs as minister drops €500m top-up

Oct 5th 2019, 12:26 PM 20,291 Views 45 Comments

Donohoe has rowed back on his commitment to top up the fund this year.

# labour - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:23 PM 18,112 Views 80 Comments

Opposition parties were out outlining their Budget 2020 proposals today.

# labour - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says
# Opposition
# Opposition

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says

Sep 28th 2019, 3:33 PM 8,521 Views 30 Comments

Corbyn told reporters today he stood ready to lead an interim government if Johnson was forced from No 10.

# labour - Monday 23 September, 2019

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side
# Brighton Shock
# Brighton Shock

Amid farcical scenes, Labour will campaign for another Brexit referendum but won't pick a side

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:49 PM 23,537 Views 36 Comments

The party chose not to push for Remain as their general election position.

# labour - Sunday 22 September, 2019

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections
# November Gain
# November Gain

State of the (very early) race: Here's how the parties are shaping up ahead of the by-elections

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 19,618 Views 29 Comments

By-elections are notoriously difficult for government parties but Fine Gael has been preparing.