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#Leadership Battle

# leadership-battle - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race

Dublin TD Ó Ríordáin conceded before the final result last night.

# leadership-battle - Friday 21 February, 2020

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.

# leadership-battle - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

# leadership-battle - Thursday 18 May, 2017

The man who would be king - is Simon Coveney on a well-worn path to Taoiseach?

Following in his father’s footsteps and rising through the ranks, Simon Coveney could follow Enda Kenny’s path to Taoiseach.

# leadership-battle - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad

While on a trade trip to Canada last week, Enda Kenny was asked when he will step down as Taoiseach.

# leadership-battle - Friday 5 May, 2017

Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach

The Taoiseach was surprised at being asked the question while on an official visit to Canada.

# leadership-battle - Monday 20 March, 2017

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer

The Finance Minister thinks Kenny’s negotiation skills are invaluable.

# leadership-battle - Friday 17 February, 2017

Two ministers are out of FG leadership race, but some say it's 'ludicrous' to change leader now

“I want to play a leadership role within government but I don’t want to, nor will I be putting my name forward if and when a vacancy appears.”

# leadership-battle - Monday 1 August, 2016

Enda Kenny has quelled the fire for now, but leader hopefuls are putting their best foot forward

The minute the Taoiseach spoke openly about heading off into the Castlebar sunset, it opened up the conversation about who will take over.

# leadership-battle - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# leadership-battle - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.

# leadership-battle - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Taoiseach: We won't be destabilised by Labour's leadership contest

Enda Kenny was speaking at Leinster House today as Labour prepares to face into a month-long battle to find its new leader.

# leadership-battle - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Brian Lenihan: I have the support of a very large number of deputies for leadership

In his lunchtime press conference, Lenihan insists that the problems in Ireland’s economy did not begin on his watch.