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#Leadership Battle

# leadership-battle - This year 2022

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Rishi Sunak brags of his work diverting public funds from ‘deprived urban areas’

Aug 5th 2022, 11:43 AM 28,539 Views 20 Comments

The former chancellor is seen in a video telling Tory members of his work as he fights the leadership campaign.

# leadership-battle - Last year 2021

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest
# Letter
# Letter

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:54 PM 23,764 Views 38 Comments

A statement from the Social Democrats parliamentary party says it is “united” behind the current co-leaders.

# leadership-battle - All time

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

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

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 12:50 PM 95,506 Views 281 Comments

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

Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign

Feb 21st 2020, 1:27 PM 11,774 Views 33 Comments

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 1:34 PM 16,942 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

May 18th 2017, 1:32 PM 29,915 Views 57 Comments

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

Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad
# Follow The Leader Leader
# Follow The Leader Leader

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

May 9th 2017, 6:54 PM 7,161 Views 86 Comments

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

Enda Kenny had a go at a journalist for asking when he'll step down as Taoiseach
# Not Now
# Not Now

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

May 5th 2017, 7:59 AM 24,309 Views 67 Comments

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

Michael Noonan wants Enda Kenny to stay on as Taoiseach until at least the summer
# A Fine Job
# A Fine Job

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

Mar 20th 2017, 5:58 PM 9,783 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2017, 8:50 AM 13,400 Views 54 Comments

“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.”

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

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

Aug 1st 2016, 7:30 AM 11,268 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 6,669 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

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

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 8,326 Views 69 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 8:20 AM 3,976 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2014, 1:06 PM 3,797 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2011, 1:03 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

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