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From TheJournal.ie Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader Red Lines

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader

The Labour Party’s terms for entering government in the future will be discussed at today’s think-in.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government Rebuilding

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government

Howlin gave a lukewarm verdict on the recent local elections, so what next?

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens Le2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation Outlawed

Ireland set to make revenge porn and 'upskirting' illegal under new legislation

It will also be an offence to send obscene messages using any form of online communications.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply misleading': Howlin clarifies his opposition to Big Tobacco following report Labour Leader

'Deeply misleading': Howlin clarifies his opposition to Big Tobacco following report

The Labour leader reportedly wrote to the Finance Minister asking if it was appropriate his officials had refused to meet with tobacco industry representatives.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger New Year Party Time

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

From TheJournal.ie Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader LP18

Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader

If passed, senators such as Ivana Bacik and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin would be eligible for election.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable': Minister told Illness Benefit delays means some people have no money to buy food Social Protection

'Unacceptable': Minister told Illness Benefit delays means some people have no money to buy food

Howlin said calls to the Social Protection helpline have been going unanswered.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral Rumour Mill

'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said solidarity with Ireland is as strong as ever.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney says the government's 'hugely ambitious' social housing programme is working Leaders' Questions

Simon Coveney says the government's 'hugely ambitious' social housing programme is working

Coveney was standing in for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who is in Brussels to meet the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier.

From TheJournal.ie Response: 'I have concerns about Take Back the City, but Labour will stand among those who support it' Opinion

Response: 'I have concerns about Take Back the City, but Labour will stand among those who support it'

I fully support peaceful protest and direct action as a legitimate form of democratic participation, writes Brendan Howlin.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland' Labour Pains

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brendan Howlin was wrong: civil disobedience is a valid weapon in the fight for a better Ireland' Opinion

'Brendan Howlin was wrong: civil disobedience is a valid weapon in the fight for a better Ireland'

Those who benefit from the way Ireland is organised would love us to believe we have no power, that we can’t win, that there’s no reason to act, writes Siobhan O’Donoghue.

From TheJournal.ie Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with' Not The Solution

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'

Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin's leadership under the spotlight as Labour think-in gets underway Ak47

Howlin's leadership under the spotlight as Labour think-in gets underway

Alan Kelly’s recent comments about Howlin’s leadership will be a topic of conversation today in Drogheda.

From TheJournal.ie Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump Donald Trump

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump

The US President will visit Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

From TheJournal.ie What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected? Showdown

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?

Alan Kelly has thrown his leader down the gauntlet and called for a change of leadership.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland November Visit

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland

The White House announced last night that US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought we had a good working relationship': Brendan Howlin calls Alan Kelly's comments 'unhelpful' Heave Ho

'I thought we had a good working relationship': Brendan Howlin calls Alan Kelly's comments 'unhelpful'

The Tipperary TD said the Labour Party needs “radical change”.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial Centenary

Calls to move Presidential Inauguration date as it will clash with Armistice Day memorial

Labour and Sinn Féin said the date should be changed.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't feel it's the right time': 16 Labour councillors dismiss calls for new party leader Divided Views

'We don't feel it's the right time': 16 Labour councillors dismiss calls for new party leader

The councillors said that efforts should be focused on issues such as housing, childcare and free education.

From TheJournal.ie 'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders Immigration

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly is no longer gunning for Howlin's job as leader of the Labour Party Power Is A Drug

Alan Kelly is no longer gunning for Howlin's job as leader of the Labour Party

Six months ago, the Tipperary TD put his party leader on notice.

From TheJournal.ie Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time When September Comes

Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time

As the end of the term approaches, Loreto’s board of management and principal are getting increasingly worried.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional Legal Advice

Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional

The Cabinet is discussing potential abortion legislation today.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition hit out at Taoiseach over phone call with Trump about Doonbeg wind farm four years ago Planning Permission

Opposition hit out at Taoiseach over phone call with Trump about Doonbeg wind farm four years ago

The Taoiseach said he inquired with Clare County Council about the planning permission after Trump raised concerns with him.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn' Online Abuse

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Labour’s Brendan Howlin said other countries have legislated against revenge porn and secured convictions.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks' Mixed Messages

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'

The were calls for the Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're being asked to sell out our neutrality': Government accused of trying to rush EU defence deal vote European Army

'We're being asked to sell out our neutrality': Government accused of trying to rush EU defence deal vote

Some argue Pesco is the first step towards an EU army.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says he's not in the job to be popular - but what did former health ministers make of it? Poison Chalice

Harris says he's not in the job to be popular - but what did former health ministers make of it?

As 45% of people say they don’t have confidence in Harris as health minister, we ask former office holders to reflect on their time in the job.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin Labour Pains

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin

It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.

From TheJournal.ie 'A bizarre choice': Labour says the new children's hospital shouldn't be called Phoenix Out Of The Ashes

'A bizarre choice': Labour says the new children's hospital shouldn't be called Phoenix

Leader Brendan Howlin said the word had “no linkage to Irish history or culture”.

From TheJournal.ie Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines Storm Ophelia

Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines

Brendan Howlin said employers were confused yesterday as to whether to close for the day or not.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin writes to political standards watchdog over Leo Varadkar's 'spin unit' Strategic Communications

Brendan Howlin writes to political standards watchdog over Leo Varadkar's 'spin unit'

Howlin questioned whether Budget day videos represented an improper use of public funds.

From TheJournal.ie Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later Vaccination

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

From TheJournal.ie 'The optics are bad': Criticism levelled at Garda Commissioner for taking five-week holiday Bad Timing

'The optics are bad': Criticism levelled at Garda Commissioner for taking five-week holiday

Labour and Sinn Féin described the timing of the break as ‘strange’.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home Illogical

Man ready to leave National Rehab Hospital, but HSE says there's no money to support him at home

The Liveline Effect: Brendan Howlin says families feel they have to go public with their tragic stories to see action.

From TheJournal.ie Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful Wage Boost

Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said introducing new laws to boost ministers’ pay is not a priority.

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