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# labour - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour
# 30 Cent Richer
# 30 Cent Richer

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour

Jul 18th 2017, 2:50 PM 15,054 Views 60 Comments

The ‘living wage’ currently stands at €11.70 an hour.

# labour - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out
# Recycling
# Recycling

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out

Jul 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 39,205 Views 66 Comments

In a rare move, the Labour Party announced last week that it would co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill.

# labour - Monday 10 July, 2017

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM

Jul 10th 2017, 10:42 AM 22,588 Views 90 Comments

Her party is trailing in the polls and party members are saying she is ‘dead in the water’.

# labour - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them
# Local Reps
# Local Reps

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them

Jun 27th 2017, 1:09 PM 12,491 Views 64 Comments

Town councils were abolished by former Minister Phil Hogan in 2014.

# labour - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today
# Jc Hope
# Jc Hope

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

Jun 24th 2017, 5:35 PM 20,967 Views 46 Comments

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

# labour - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The millennial vote is key' - Can Corbynmania be harnessed by Ireland's Labour party?
# Winning Formula
# Winning Formula

'The millennial vote is key' - Can Corbynmania be harnessed by Ireland's Labour party?

Jun 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,360 Views 119 Comments

The systems may be different but does the message translate?

# labour - Friday 16 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,530 Views 81 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# labour - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,156 Views 83 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# labour - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son
# Tommy Corbyn
From The Daily Edge
# Tommy Corbyn

Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son

Jun 13th 2017, 4:36 PM 9,657 Views 5 Comments

Tommy Corbyn could give you the world’s best best father-in-law.

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Jun 13th 2017, 7:08 AM 11,599 Views 20 Comments

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

# labour - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'I was clearly wrong': How Jeremy Corbyn confounded expectations in the UK's election
# Underdog
# Underdog

'I was clearly wrong': How Jeremy Corbyn confounded expectations in the UK's election

Jun 10th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,581 Views 32 Comments

He received massive praise yesterday from some of his harshest critics.

# labour - Friday 9 June, 2017

With support from grime artists and actors, young voters turned out in droves for Corbyn
# Grime4corbyn
# Grime4corbyn

With support from grime artists and actors, young voters turned out in droves for Corbyn

Jun 9th 2017, 8:36 AM 12,931 Views 21 Comments

The youth vote appears to have been galvanised in this election, with a majority opting for Labour and Jeremy Corbyn.

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election
# Hung Parliament
# Hung Parliament

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

Jun 9th 2017, 7:26 AM 33,528 Views 26 Comments

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

'Theresa Dismay': Here's how the UK papers are reacting to the historic election result
# Cor Blimey
# Cor Blimey

'Theresa Dismay': Here's how the UK papers are reacting to the historic election result

Jun 9th 2017, 7:07 AM 35,629 Views 46 Comments

The papers are united in their shock at May failing to win a majority, with many calling it a disaster.

# labour - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health
# General Election
# General Election

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health

Jun 7th 2017, 9:58 AM 20,883 Views 60 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn said Lyn Brown will fill in for Abbott as shadow home secretary.

# labour - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?

Jun 3rd 2017, 9:23 AM 24,832 Views 95 Comments

The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'
# Brexit
# Brexit

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:23 AM 10,659 Views 29 Comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.

# labour - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

May 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,289 Views 77 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# labour - Friday 26 May, 2017

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,321 Views 34 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

# labour - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin
# Ira Bombings
# Ira Bombings

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin

May 22nd 2017, 5:40 PM 16,472 Views 61 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been accused of failing to condemn the IRA’s bombing campaigns.

# labour - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election

May 21st 2017, 8:30 PM 20,671 Views 36 Comments

UK citizens living in Ireland who registered to vote up to 15 years ago can vote in the upcoming general election.

# labour - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction
# Third Man Tackle
# Third Man Tackle

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction

May 20th 2017, 10:00 PM 21,785 Views 39 Comments

The Liberal Democrats leader is looking to turn his party’s fortunes around in next month’s UK general election.

# labour - Friday 19 May, 2017

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it
# Not Binding
# Not Binding

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it

May 19th 2017, 8:41 AM 17,166 Views 53 Comments

The Government yesterday forgot to vote against a motion delaying the sale.

# labour - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote
# AIB
# AIB

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote

May 18th 2017, 2:30 PM 32,367 Views 40 Comments

“Remarkable way for it to happen,” Labour leader Brendan Howlin said.

# labour - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners

May 16th 2017, 2:20 PM 10,777 Views 69 Comments

A rise in UK corporation tax and no hard border with the North: Labour’s manifesto is good news for Ireland.

# labour - Monday 15 May, 2017

Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts
# Campaign Trail
# Campaign Trail

Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts

May 15th 2017, 5:17 PM 27,030 Views 59 Comments

“I can’t live on £100 a month.”

# labour - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn

May 11th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,393 Views 31 Comments

On the campaign trail, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had more pressing concerns than flagging poll numbers today.

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
# PAC
# PAC

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly

May 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,768 Views 64 Comments

The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.

# labour - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned
# Called In
# Called In

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned

May 10th 2017, 5:45 PM 8,394 Views 28 Comments

Vice-chair of the PAC Alan Kelly said the commissioner should appear again in a couple of weeks.

# labour - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election
# Them's Fightin' Words
# Them's Fightin' Words

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

May 3rd 2017, 5:00 PM 10,714 Views 86 Comments

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

# labour - Monday 1 May, 2017

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

May 1st 2017, 12:54 PM 26,436 Views 57 Comments

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

# labour - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK

Apr 23rd 2017, 11:56 AM 15,936 Views 43 Comments

The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump
# Trying To Rebuild
# Trying To Rebuild

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 13,270 Views 87 Comments

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

# labour - Friday 21 April, 2017

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?

Apr 21st 2017, 8:46 AM 37,505 Views 159 Comments

Is it time for a comeback?

# labour - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 16,022 Views 82 Comments

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# labour - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

Apr 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,441 Views 26 Comments

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# labour - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election
# Oh Snap
# Oh Snap

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election

Apr 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 22,553 Views 50 Comments

The Conservatives will hope to win another majority over Labour, the Lib Dems and the SNP.

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Apr 18th 2017, 11:06 AM 123,700 Views 180 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# labour - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge

Apr 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,212 Views 212 Comments

Enda Kenny’s party are one point ahead of Fianna Fáil.

# labour - Saturday 25 March, 2017

There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll
# Slight Movement
# Slight Movement

There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll

Mar 25th 2017, 6:51 PM 14,079 Views 65 Comments

The independents also do well in the latest Red C-Sunday Business Post survey.