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#Labour

# labour - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:01 PM 16,525 Views 53 Comments

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# labour - Monday 18 February, 2019

The House of Commons has got a new group (not party), so what will it mean for Brexit votes?
# The Independent Group
# The Independent Group

The House of Commons has got a new group (not party), so what will it mean for Brexit votes?

Feb 18th 2019, 4:47 PM 16,274 Views 13 Comments

Seven Labour MPs have split from the party.

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'
# Splitters
# Splitters

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'

Feb 18th 2019, 10:49 AM 20,385 Views 75 Comments

The MPs stopped short of forming a new party and will now sit in parliament as The Independent Group.

# labour - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?
# Theresa May
# Theresa May

Explainer: How will today's no confidence motion play out - and what happens next?

Jan 16th 2019, 1:08 PM 16,662 Views 13 Comments

The vote on Jeremy Corbyn’s motion is at 7pm tonight. May is expected to survive.

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote
# Brexit Stage Left
# Brexit Stage Left

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote

Jan 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 13,410 Views 25 Comments

The Conservative Party and the DUP will back her, but Europe has warned “time is almost up”.

# labour - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock
# Brexit
# Brexit

'This political chaos cannot go on': Corbyn calls for general election to break Brexit deadlock

Jan 11th 2019, 7:39 AM 11,767 Views 26 Comments

May faces a crucial vote next week on her proposed Brexit deal.

# labour - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
# Save My Deal
# Save My Deal

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,356 Views 17 Comments

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# labour - Monday 31 December, 2018

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger
# New Year Party Time
# New Year Party Time

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Dec 31st 2018, 4:30 PM 14,379 Views 43 Comments

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

# labour - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election
# Election 2019?
# Election 2019?

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,047 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# labour - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death
# RIP
# RIP

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death

Dec 27th 2018, 4:48 PM 33,249 Views 10 Comments

The folklorist and activist was best known for his stage role as trade union leader Jim Larkin.

# labour - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Opinion: It took us 8 years to build 19 social homes although we owned the land and there were no objections
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It took us 8 years to build 19 social homes although we owned the land and there were no objections

Dec 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,258 Views 53 Comments

Bureaucratic and administrative delays could be eliminated if councils were given funding to build homes directly, writes Labour councillor Dermot Lacey.

# labour - Monday 3 December, 2018

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:39 AM 25,115 Views 51 Comments

The parties both want Theresa May to publish the legal advice she received about Brexit.

# labour - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Former Labour TD Michael McNamara wins appeal against dangerous driving conviction
# Ennis Circuit Court
# Ennis Circuit Court

Former Labour TD Michael McNamara wins appeal against dangerous driving conviction

Nov 28th 2018, 10:38 PM 20,356 Views 0 Comments

McNamara has served no time off the road as the case has been under appeal.

# labour - Friday 16 November, 2018

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote

Nov 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,173 Views 14 Comments

Fine Gael will consider a rule change to allow a special party conference to be convened.

# labour - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem
# Boycott
# Boycott

Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem

Nov 3rd 2018, 4:59 PM 16,297 Views 59 Comments

However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.

# labour - Friday 2 November, 2018

Police launch probe into 'anti-Semitic hate crimes' within UK Labour Party
# Ongoing Row
# Ongoing Row

Police launch probe into 'anti-Semitic hate crimes' within UK Labour Party

Nov 2nd 2018, 9:44 AM 8,037 Views 77 Comments

The controversy surrounding the Labour Party just won’t go away.

# labour - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Labour to bring forward legislation to ban landlords charging prospective tenants to view property

Oct 16th 2018, 2:09 PM 18,916 Views 47 Comments

Some people were being charged up to €500 to view an apartment.

# 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 13,363 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 17,168 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 14,366 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 19,270 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 11,779 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 31,951 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 23,601 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 16,155 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 30,564 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 48,430 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 15,924 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 40,635 Views 72 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 12,968 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 15,889 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 40,508 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 17,276 Views 96 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 13,213 Views 120 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 14,974 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 10,386 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 10,612 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 24,179 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 17,895 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 11,807 Views 8 Comments

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