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# Eamon Gilmore

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# sunday interview
Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.
# Election 2016
"We had to do a lot of unpopular things": Eamon Gilmore on Labour's election losses
The party will suffer a number of losses today.
Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015
That’s according to Foreign Policy magazine – and it’s thanks to his work on the marriage referendum.
# Pulling out
Eamon Gilmore reveals the government nearly collapsed THREE times
The former tánaiste was formally launching his book in Dublin this evening.
# inside the room
'I exploded': 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore's new book
The stuff you haven’t already read about.
# et tu joanie?
Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore 'shot at dawn'
Gilmore has suggested he was thrown to the wolves by his former deputy upon stepping down as Labour leader in July 2014.
# every little hurts
Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad
In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.
# inside the room
Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book
Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.
# gilmore for presidente
Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia
Gilmore was first elected as a TD in 1989.
# gonezo
Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)
Will there be any more?
# Not running
Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election
The former Labour leader and minister could not be drawn on the issue recently.
# Retirement
Eamon Gilmore: I wanted to finish the game, but I was carrying a lot of injuries
The former tánaiste is retiring as a TD at the next election.
# pat question
Pat Rabbitte can't make his mind up
Will he stay or will he go? (He doesn’t know).
# outta here
Gone: Eamon Gilmore is leaving the Dáil
The former Labour leader has said he will not be seeking a nomination as a candidate in Dún Laoghaire for the next general election.
# State of the Nation
Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Referendum
Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children
The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.
# comedy duo
Brendan Howlin: There are "really weird people" who attack others online
The minister also tells us how he feels about being compared to one half of Morecambe and Wise.
Voices
The Irish fight for human rights in Colombia
Colombia has over 5,000 political prisoners, many of them jailed on sweeping charges of “rebellion”.
# Memo
REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago
Labour was vehemently opposed to water charges in opposition, but we’ve seen a document which shows how senior party figures considered water charges in 2010.
# shatter says no
Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why
It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.
# Review 2014
11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year
From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.
# Absent
13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.
# blast from the past
We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here
High fashion.
# Questions being asked
Did Labour break its own rules to make this man one of its most senior officials?
While there are no concerns about David Leach’s suitability for the role of general secretary it may not have been done in line with the Labour’s own constitution.
# the usual suspects
'Things change': Labour TD defends her party's U-turn on water charges
Joanna Tuffy has criticised people who recently shared a statement she made against water charges in 2009.
# matthew fitzpatrick
The death of a Galway man in Germany: His family's search for answers
Matthew Fitzpatrick died in “exceptionally suspicious circumstances.” So what has the government done to help re-open the case?
# The High Table Interview
Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again
Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with TheJournal.ie at our offices in Dublin this week…
# Shinnernomics
Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as well give the country back to the Troika
The Tánaiste has criticised Gerry Adams and his party this morning.
# The High Table Interview
Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner
The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.
# Millward Brown
Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll
And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.
# labour's way
'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem
Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.
# Reshuffle
Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'
Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.
Voices
Opinion: A simple 'how to' guide for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs
Gilmore’s light touch approach to Northern Ireland was one of his biggest misjudgements as a minister. Here are the three things his successor should consider…
# escalating violence
Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza
The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.
# Cheers Eamo
The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today's Cabinet meeting
But it didn’t get emotional, the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton insisted today.
# NEW LEADER
"Joan's Day": After months of doom and gloom Labour had something to smile about yesterday
The outcome was inevitable but the democratic process ensured Labour had its day in the sun in Dublin yesterday.
# it's joan
Joan Burton is the new leader of the Labour Party
Labour’s former leader-in-waiting is now officially in charge. She’s asking the Irish people to have trust in her, and in the party as a whole.
# Work to be done
Here are 6 big challenges facing Joan Burton as the new Labour leader and Tánaiste
She’s won the race to be leader but the hard work starts now for the new Tánaiste.
# partners
"We agreed to work closely together": Enda's businesslike statement on Joan's win
The new Labour leader is expected to meet with the Taoiseach early next weeks for talks on a Cabinet reshuffle.
# labour's way
"That's entirely a matter for the new leader": Gilmore ducks questions on future plans
Is Eamon off to Europe? He’s not saying much on the subject. It’s “Joan Burton’s day”.