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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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
The Labour Party leadership contest will kick off this morning
The executive board of the Labour Party will meet at 11am.
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.
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.
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.
Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock
Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.
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 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 TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election
Ryan has been a TD since 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
The reaction, 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.
Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.
BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.
Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal
The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.
A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.
Jeremy Corbyn reveals unredacted documents which he says shows NHS is 'up for sale'
Corbyn says the documents show the trade talks were at a “very advanced stage”.
Jeremy Corbyn is doubling down on his 2017 election promises, but will the gamble pay off?
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
The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.
Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
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
Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.
Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.
UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'
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
Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.
Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.
Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.
Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate
One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.