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#May Day

# may-day - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Thousands gather in European cities to mark May Day for the first time since the pandemic began
# International Workers' Day
# International Workers' Day

Thousands gather in European cities to mark May Day for the first time since the pandemic began

May 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 14,381 Views 9 Comments

Police in Paris fired tear gas at protestors after scuffles broke out.

In the Covid era, 'solidarity means standing shoulder to shoulder with poorer nations', says President Higgins
# May Day
# May Day

In the Covid era, 'solidarity means standing shoulder to shoulder with poorer nations', says President Higgins

May 1st 2021, 5:37 PM 16,749 Views 53 Comments

In a video address, he called for carers to be recognised as essential in the post-pandemic world.

Paul Murphy: This May Day, imagine a world without weekends...
# Trade Union Movement
# Trade Union Movement

Paul Murphy: This May Day, imagine a world without weekends...

Updated May 1st 2021, 4:00 PM 30,724 Views 75 Comments

The People Before Profit TD looks at the history of May Day and assesses the challenges of the modern workplace.

# may-day - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas
# May Day
# May Day

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas

May 4th 2019, 9:00 AM 29,673 Views 14 Comments

Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…

# may-day - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

May 1st 2019, 12:22 PM 8,668 Views 35 Comments

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

# may-day - Monday 12 November, 2018

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit
# May Day
# May Day

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

Nov 12th 2018, 8:51 AM 18,286 Views 32 Comments

The former Foreign Secretary said the British government is “on the verge of total surrender” to Brussels.

# may-day - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Sinn Féin says Theresa May will hear of 'catastrophic implications' of Brexit during her Irish border visit
# Walking The Border Line
# Walking The Border Line

Sinn Féin says Theresa May will hear of 'catastrophic implications' of Brexit during her Irish border visit

Updated Jul 19th 2018, 10:44 PM 45,371 Views 90 Comments

May visited business owners and farmers along the border to discuss their concerns about the UK leaving the EU today.

# may-day - Monday 9 July, 2018

Theresa May acts quickly to appoint new foreign secretary to replace Boris Johnson
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Theresa May acts quickly to appoint new foreign secretary to replace Boris Johnson

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 9:08 PM 29,023 Views 68 Comments

Jeremy Hunt will leave the health brief to be Johnson’s successor.

# may-day - Friday 2 March, 2018

Theresa May to reveal her five tests for the UK's post-Brexit EU relationship
# May Day
# May Day

Theresa May to reveal her five tests for the UK's post-Brexit EU relationship

Mar 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 12,668 Views 90 Comments

In a speech today, she will say the UK is taking back control over its borders, laws and money.

# may-day - Friday 5 May, 2017

May Day for Theresa as UKIP wiped out and Labour pains for Jeremy Corbyn
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

May Day for Theresa as UKIP wiped out and Labour pains for Jeremy Corbyn

May 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 27,622 Views 73 Comments

The local election results offered very good news for the Conservative party.

# may-day - Monday 1 May, 2017

Pictures: Thousands turn out in Dublin for May Day protest calling for action on housing crisis
# Rally
# Rally

Pictures: Thousands turn out in Dublin for May Day protest calling for action on housing crisis

May 1st 2017, 5:06 PM 15,595 Views 65 Comments

The march has been held to call on the government to address the ongoing homeless crisis.

Who would people in Ireland like to see in Number 10? It's pretty close
# May V Corbyn
# May V Corbyn

Who would people in Ireland like to see in Number 10? It's pretty close

May 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 17,477 Views 57 Comments

The Labour leader has over 40% support in Ireland, according to a new poll.

# may-day - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Bank holidays: Here's how Ireland measures up compared to other EU countries
# May Day
# May Day

Bank holidays: Here's how Ireland measures up compared to other EU countries

Apr 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 85,416 Views 55 Comments

We lag behind many of our neighbours when it comes to public holidays.

# may-day - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?
# May Bank Holiday
# May Bank Holiday

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?

Apr 27th 2017, 9:29 AM 31,274 Views 105 Comments

Ireland has fewer bank holidays than a lot of our EU counterparts.

# may-day - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

Apr 19th 2017, 7:33 AM 20,814 Views 54 Comments

Three polls released over the weekend show May’s Conservatives around 20 points ahead.

# may-day - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

"That word 'unionist' is very important to me": Prime Minister May sets out her priorities
# The New Boss
# The New Boss

"That word 'unionist' is very important to me": Prime Minister May sets out her priorities

Jul 13th 2016, 6:20 PM 49,784 Views 104 Comments

Theresa May, the former UK home secretary, has taken over from David Cameron as Prime Minister.

# may-day - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Poll: When does summer start?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When does summer start?

May 1st 2016, 8:45 AM 31,378 Views 83 Comments

Sure, Met Éireann says not till June. But what does your heart tell you?

# may-day - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bust out those piña coladas, it's almost summer time...
# May Day
# May Day

Bust out those piña coladas, it's almost summer time...

May 1st 2015, 8:24 AM 9,336 Views 15 Comments

… but you’re more likely to get caught in the rain than be able to enjoy the feel of the ocean.

# may-day - Monday 16 February, 2015

'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election
# Stepping It Up
# Stepping It Up

'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election

Feb 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 14,839 Views 130 Comments

Politicians, NGOs, academics and others will be invited to attend a two day ‘May Day Conference’.

# may-day - Monday 5 May, 2014

Most inappropriate selfie of the Bank Holiday weekend?
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Most inappropriate selfie of the Bank Holiday weekend?

May 5th 2014, 10:53 AM 64,057 Views 26 Comments

Hmmm….

# may-day - Friday 2 May, 2014

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests
# May Day
# May Day

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

May 2nd 2014, 10:26 AM 4,801 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# may-day - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Opinion: Recovery can't be built on austerity or even tax breaks – workers need a fair wage
# May Day
# May Day

Opinion: Recovery can't be built on austerity or even tax breaks – workers need a fair wage

May 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 28 Views 38 Comments

Yes, we need to reject austerity and its offshoots – privatisation, poverty and emigration – but also populist and short-term solutions to long-term challenges.

# may-day - Sunday 1 May, 2011

In photos: Thousands take to streets for workers rights on May Day
# May Day
# May Day

In photos: Thousands take to streets for workers rights on May Day

May 1st 2011, 5:17 PM 827 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations and marches have been held at a number of cities today to call for greater labour rights.