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#May Day

# may-day - Saturday 4 May, 2019

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# may-day - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?

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

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

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

# may-day - Sunday 1 May, 2016

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Poll: When does summer start?

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...

… 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

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

# may-day - Monday 5 May, 2014

# may-day - Friday 2 May, 2014

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

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

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

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

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