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# labour - Friday 5 October, 2018

Departing Labour councillor criticises 'autocratic' leadership as he resigns from the party
# Rottweiler
# Rottweiler

Departing Labour councillor criticises 'autocratic' leadership as he resigns from the party

Oct 5th 2018, 9:38 PM 13,328 Views 50 Comments

Tallaght councillor Mick Duff criticised the party’s ‘reprehensible’ silence on housing.

# labour - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Labour votes for second Brexit referendum to be 'option on the table'
# People's Vote
# People's Vote

Labour votes for second Brexit referendum to be 'option on the table'

Sep 26th 2018, 8:14 AM 17,143 Views 68 Comments

The party could campaign for it if Theresa May’s government fail to get a Brexit deal through parliament.

# labour - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Sep 23rd 2018, 4:32 PM 14,324 Views 81 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

# labour - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# RedC
# RedC

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Sep 15th 2018, 5:21 PM 19,212 Views 106 Comments

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# labour - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump

Sep 5th 2018, 5:34 PM 11,758 Views 102 Comments

The US President will visit Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

# labour - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland
# November Visit
# November Visit

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland

Sep 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 31,877 Views 173 Comments

The White House announced last night that US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November.

# labour - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,564 Views 53 Comments

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# labour - Monday 30 July, 2018

Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach says he 'should have been clearer' over CervicalCheck court comments

Jul 30th 2018, 2:28 PM 16,142 Views 76 Comments

Varadkar promised in May that pending cases over the ongoing scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# labour - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack
# Meath
# Meath

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 30,539 Views 46 Comments

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# labour - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law
# Green And Clean
# Green And Clean

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Jul 11th 2018, 8:55 AM 48,412 Views 34 Comments

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

# labour - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

This is how Labour wants the State to solve the housing crisis
# Affordable Housing
# Affordable Housing

This is how Labour wants the State to solve the housing crisis

Jul 10th 2018, 11:18 AM 15,910 Views 61 Comments

A new national agency and a nationwide Rent Pressure Zone are on the party’s agenda.

# labour - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

May 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 40,407 Views 74 Comments

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# labour - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered
# Unanswered Questions
# Unanswered Questions

Alan Kelly says his questions about the Department of Justice are going unanswered

May 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 12,872 Views 26 Comments

The Labour TD said the refusal to answer his ‘legitimate’ questions is ‘undemocratic’.

# labour - Monday 23 April, 2018

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
# Reported
# Reported

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

Apr 23rd 2018, 12:16 PM 15,876 Views 122 Comments

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

# labour - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Apr 22nd 2018, 9:41 AM 40,490 Views 89 Comments

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

# labour - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate

Apr 4th 2018, 7:30 PM 17,228 Views 94 Comments

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

# labour - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event
# Labour
# Labour

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:57 AM 13,191 Views 119 Comments

Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.

# labour - Monday 26 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn calls for new customs union with EU after Brexit
# Soft Brexit
# Soft Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn calls for new customs union with EU after Brexit

Feb 26th 2018, 2:00 PM 14,960 Views 40 Comments

The Labour leader said he wants to avoid “any need whatsoever” for a hard border in Northern Ireland.

# labour - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies
# Sorry
# Sorry

Conservative MP apologises to Jeremy Corbyn for claims about his links to Cold War spies

Feb 24th 2018, 6:04 PM 10,369 Views 50 Comments

Ben Bradley has agreed to make a substantial donation to charities of Corbyn’s choosing.

# labour - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'
# From Jezza With Love
# From Jezza With Love

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'

Feb 20th 2018, 10:45 PM 10,578 Views 31 Comments

The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.

# labour - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'
# Microbreweries
# Microbreweries

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'

Feb 14th 2018, 7:44 PM 24,166 Views 27 Comments

The bill aims to allow craft brewers sell their beer to visitors on their premises.

# labour - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money
# My Own Lovely Fee
# My Own Lovely Fee

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money

Feb 12th 2018, 11:55 AM 17,883 Views 34 Comments

The Irish Examiner reports that than an extra €10 million of public money has been pledged.

# labour - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away

Feb 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 11,792 Views 10 Comments

The former Ceann Comhairle served Carlow-Kilkenny for 46 years.

# labour - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara
# Court Appeal
# Court Appeal

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara

Jan 25th 2018, 3:40 PM 27,762 Views 0 Comments

He is allowed remain on the road pending his appeal hearing.

# labour - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jan 19th 2018, 12:17 PM 26,805 Views 42 Comments

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

# labour - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate

Jan 13th 2018, 11:38 AM 18,160 Views 80 Comments

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

Twitter erupted last night after people started a rumour that Kylie Jenner was gone into labour
# Baby Jenner
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Jenner

Twitter erupted last night after people started a rumour that Kylie Jenner was gone into labour

Jan 13th 2018, 11:32 AM 9,139 Views 5 Comments

What’s going on Kylie?

# labour - Friday 29 December, 2017

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'
# Brexit
# Brexit

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'

Dec 29th 2017, 8:36 PM 30,343 Views 84 Comments

He penned a scathing resignation letter for Theresa May.

# labour - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped
# Mccabe Scandal
# Mccabe Scandal

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

Dec 14th 2017, 11:23 AM 27,940 Views 70 Comments

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

# labour - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland
# They Did Say It
# They Did Say It

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland

Dec 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 29,312 Views 63 Comments

Some British politicians have got things a bit wrong when trying to highlight Ireland’s tough stance on Brexit negotiations.

# labour - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes
# High Court
# High Court

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Nov 28th 2017, 12:02 PM 13,569 Views 22 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

# labour - Monday 27 November, 2017

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'
# High Court
# High Court

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Nov 27th 2017, 11:49 AM 17,121 Views 47 Comments

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

# labour - Monday 6 November, 2017

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin

Nov 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 14,136 Views 57 Comments

It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.

# labour - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll
# Red C
# Red C

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll

Oct 21st 2017, 5:57 PM 39,837 Views 169 Comments

The latest opinion poll by Red C for the Sunday Business Post shows somewhat diminishing returns for Gerry Adams’ party.

# labour - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her
# Tory Troubles
# Tory Troubles

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

Oct 8th 2017, 2:29 PM 12,628 Views 36 Comments

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# labour - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:14 PM 6,658 Views 48 Comments

Leader of the party Brendan Howlin said the plan “cut poverty, not taxes”.

# labour - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election
# All Smiles
# All Smiles

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election

Sep 23rd 2017, 5:41 PM 20,091 Views 161 Comments

The party now commands a 30% level of support.

# labour - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

Aug 31st 2017, 6:34 PM 9,282 Views 32 Comments

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# labour - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'
# Mayor Of London
# Mayor Of London

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'

Jul 29th 2017, 1:01 PM 23,003 Views 97 Comments

In an interview with the Guardian, the Mayor of London spoke about what he’s achieved, reversing Brexit, and Grenfell Tower.

# labour - Sunday 23 July, 2017

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011
# Party Like It's
# Party Like It's

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

Jul 23rd 2017, 11:05 AM 16,790 Views 159 Comments

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.