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Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party
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Tom Watson quits as deputy leader of UK Labour Party

Nov 6th 2019, 9:18 PM 15,706 Views 12 Comments

“The decision is personal, not political,” Watson said in a shock announcement.

Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out
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Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out

Jan 17th 2019, 6:05 PM 11,689 Views 40 Comments

Meanwhile, a UK government timeline has estimated that a second Brexit referendum would take over a year to organise.

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

Sep 23rd 2018, 4:32 PM 14,320 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,541 Views 28 Comments

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

Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row
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Former London mayor leaves Labour Party in anti semitism row

May 21st 2018, 7:25 PM 17,127 Views 45 Comments

Livingstone, 72, was suspended in April 2016.

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

Nov 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 14,136 Views 57 Comments

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

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn
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Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn

May 11th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,392 Views 31 Comments

On the campaign trail, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had more pressing concerns than flagging poll numbers today.

Boost for embattled Jeremy Corbyn as new Labour members win right to vote for leader
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Boost for embattled Jeremy Corbyn as new Labour members win right to vote for leader

Aug 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 7,336 Views 24 Comments

The party is appealing the decision.

UK Labour row: Angela Eagle drops bid to replace Corbyn as leader
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UK Labour row: Angela Eagle drops bid to replace Corbyn as leader

Jul 19th 2016, 6:29 PM 17,595 Views 45 Comments

It leaves Owen Smith as the only challenger in the leadership contest.

The UK has just voted to build a new generation nuclear weapons system
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The UK has just voted to build a new generation nuclear weapons system

Jul 18th 2016, 10:53 PM 27,917 Views 87 Comments

The House of Commons easily passed the proposal.

He's not going down without a fight: Jeremy Corbyn WILL be up for leadership re-election
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He's not going down without a fight: Jeremy Corbyn WILL be up for leadership re-election

Jul 12th 2016, 8:03 PM 22,264 Views 73 Comments

The UK Labour Party has decided he will be on a fresh leadership ballot.

Labour deputy leader tells Corbyn he has no authority, as resignations keep coming
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Labour deputy leader tells Corbyn he has no authority, as resignations keep coming

Jun 27th 2016, 12:30 PM 23,568 Views 59 Comments

Corbyn has this morning released details of a reshuffle of his top team.

'Alan Kelly will work with Brendan Howlin to rebuild Labour'
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'Alan Kelly will work with Brendan Howlin to rebuild Labour'

May 21st 2016, 2:02 PM 17,843 Views 80 Comments

Sources say that Kelly will stay in the party.

Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?
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Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?

May 10th 2016, 6:45 AM 14,389 Views 61 Comments

The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'
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Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

May 7th 2016, 12:05 PM 31,529 Views 118 Comments

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader
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It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Mar 31st 2016, 5:26 PM 26,164 Views 77 Comments

Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed
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Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Mar 30th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,285 Views 110 Comments

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour
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This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 27,848 Views 72 Comments

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained why the seeds of Labour’s demise were sown in 2011 in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members
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'We are all hurting': Joan's e-mail to Labour members

Mar 3rd 2016, 8:30 PM 21,469 Views 79 Comments

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go
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Most people think it's time for Joan Burton to go

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 23,925 Views 95 Comments

The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.

Why the 'Every Little Hurts' ad sank Labour
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Why the 'Every Little Hurts' ad sank Labour

Mar 1st 2016, 9:00 PM 43,081 Views 80 Comments

Analysis: Labour’s disastrous general election result this time around had its roots in the 2011 campaign.

Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly's boss
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Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly's boss

Feb 1st 2016, 3:52 PM 44,028 Views 126 Comments

The Labour deputy leader said yesterday that in politics “you are your own boss”.

A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats
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A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats

Jan 27th 2016, 10:48 AM 13,444 Views 131 Comments

Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?
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# All White On The Night

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Dec 12th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,895 Views 88 Comments

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats
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Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:47 PM 12,513 Views 145 Comments

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

Is Labour finished?
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Is Labour finished?

Oct 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 35,985 Views 229 Comments

Analysis: The latest poll does not make good reading for a party that was hoping for a post-Budget boost.

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth
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# Labour Pains

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,263 Views 13 Comments

Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.

Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off
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Most people think Labour HASN'T protected the least well-off

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:30 AM 14,346 Views 115 Comments

A new poll shows 65% of people think the party has failed to protect the poorest in Ireland.

Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll
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Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll

Aug 15th 2015, 6:56 PM 22,240 Views 270 Comments

The latest poll for tomorrow’s Sunday Times puts support for the party at just 6%.

Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid
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Tony Blair stuck his oar into the Labour leadership race - and some people are livid

Aug 13th 2015, 4:55 PM 14,782 Views 67 Comments

“If Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader … It will mean rout, possibly annihilation.”

Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)
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Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)

Jul 10th 2015, 8:06 PM 17,820 Views 80 Comments

Will there be any more?

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
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Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,653 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji
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Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji

Jun 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 16,114 Views 37 Comments

John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.

Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well
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Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well

Jun 3rd 2015, 1:44 PM 21,274 Views 90 Comments

Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
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Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

May 29th 2015, 11:40 AM 15,311 Views 55 Comments

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale
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Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale

May 28th 2015, 10:35 PM 31,820 Views 170 Comments

Michael McNamara is set to lose the Labour whip after saying he cannot support the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow
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This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow

May 27th 2015, 7:57 PM 18,673 Views 48 Comments

Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...
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Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

May 25th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,113 Views 46 Comments

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

Here's what happens when lads have to go through labour pains
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# With Child

Here's what happens when lads have to go through labour pains

May 12th 2015, 5:06 PM 3,905 Views 2 Comments

So much pain, so little sympathy.

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion
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Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

Apr 30th 2015, 6:11 AM 15,171 Views 81 Comments

A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.

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