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Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will' From TheJournal.ie

Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will'

Updated May 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 35,433 Views 64 Comments

Labour housing spokesperson Rebecca Moynihan said in a video this afternoon that she will re-introduce his Bill “word for word”.

Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda
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Explainer: Why it's taken a pandemic to get sick pay back on the government agenda

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 20,791 Views 23 Comments

An employment law expert explains the current legal situation and the government’s options.

Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour Party over reaction to anti-Semitism report
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Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour Party over reaction to anti-Semitism report

Oct 29th 2020, 1:21 PM 46,060 Views 63 Comments

Corbyn has said he will “strongly contest the political intervention to suspend” him from the party.

UK Labour calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
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# Pat Finucane

UK Labour calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

Oct 27th 2020, 1:50 PM 18,437 Views 14 Comments

The solicitor was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989 amid claims of collusion with state security forces.

This is the Labour Party's new front bench
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This is the Labour Party's new front bench

Jul 7th 2020, 3:52 PM 17,906 Views 76 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly remains in the role of spokesperson on health.

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party
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# Get In Formation

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party

May 11th 2020, 1:47 PM 10,289 Views 134 Comments

The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.

Labour Party asks Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil five questions on government formation
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# Government Formation

Labour Party asks Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil five questions on government formation

Apr 28th 2020, 4:33 PM 15,714 Views 88 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are due to respond to the Greens’ questions in a letter to be sent this afternoon.

Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race
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# Leadership Battle

Alan Kelly says forming a government is 'up to other parties' after winning Labour leadership race

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 12:50 PM 95,410 Views 281 Comments

Dublin TD Ó Ríordáin conceded before the final result last night.

Labour Party to elect Howlin's replacement as postal vote closes today
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# Two Horse Race

Labour Party to elect Howlin's replacement as postal vote closes today

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:33 AM 13,850 Views 76 Comments

Tipperary TD Alan Kelly and Dublin TD Aodhán O’Riordáin are in the running for it.

Lise Hand: A leadership race in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak? Labour can't catch a break
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# Ge2020

Lise Hand: A leadership race in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak? Labour can't catch a break

Mar 6th 2020, 10:56 AM 11,913 Views 19 Comments

Lise Hand says Labour members hoping the leadership race would revive the party must be wondering if they accidentally ran over a family of black cats.

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership
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# It's On

Alan Kelly v Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: Two TDs set to compete for Labour leadership

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 5:57 PM 41,153 Views 117 Comments

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

'The next generation': Who is likely to put their name forward as the next Labour leader?
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# Ge2020

'The next generation': Who is likely to put their name forward as the next Labour leader?

Feb 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,605 Views 32 Comments

There are four main contenders for the job to replace Brendan Howlin, but the task ahead for the winner is immense.

'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?
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'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?

Feb 10th 2020, 7:44 PM 22,772 Views 63 Comments

Left-leaning parties including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats grew their support – so why not the Labour Party?

The Candidate Podcast: Brendan Howlin answers your election questions
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# Ge2020

The Candidate Podcast: Brendan Howlin answers your election questions

Jan 29th 2020, 7:23 AM 4,995 Views 21 Comments

The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.

Five candidates have made it through to the UK Labour leadership race
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Five candidates have made it through to the UK Labour leadership race

Jan 13th 2020, 5:13 PM 14,876 Views 14 Comments

Party members will have to vote on who they think will be able to take on and beat the Tory party in 2024.

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign
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# All Over

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

Dec 14th 2019, 9:30 AM 9,999 Views 10 Comments

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader
# Gone
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# Gone

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

Dec 13th 2019, 3:30 AM 13,331 Views 44 Comments

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'
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# DDoS

UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'

Nov 12th 2019, 11:38 AM 12,147 Views 23 Comments

The party said that no data breach occurred.

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow
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# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor steps down as Labour candidate for Wicklow

Sep 19th 2019, 6:04 PM 21,101 Views 41 Comments

The party states ‘a new generation is coming through’ following a good local election.

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens
# Le2019
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# Le2019

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

May 26th 2019, 7:13 PM 9,128 Views 35 Comments

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

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week
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# Split

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:17 AM 11,669 Views 21 Comments

He has no plans to join the recently formed independent group.

Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader
# LP18
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# LP18

Labour members asked to allow senators run as party leader

Nov 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,475 Views 51 Comments

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

Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum
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# Brexit Means Brexit

Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum

Sep 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 18,618 Views 125 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t rule out the possibility yesterday as members vote on the motion at the party’s annual conference.

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children
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# Protest

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

Sep 12th 2018, 6:16 PM 50,786 Views 78 Comments

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

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

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

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 4:13 PM 40,120 Views 144 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2018, 3:26 PM 8,100 Views 50 Comments

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

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'
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# Dubious Calls

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'

Jul 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 66,182 Views 28 Comments

A number of people have recently received dubious calls offering to fix their connection.

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
# Decriminalisation
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# Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,493 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

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

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.

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

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

May 5th 2018, 8:45 AM 12,134 Views 39 Comments

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

It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians
# It's 2018 Lads
# It's 2018 Lads

It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:30 PM 4,923 Views 7 Comments

A headline in the Irish Examiner read ‘There’s no denying Mary Lou’s sex appeal’.

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
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'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

Apr 23rd 2018, 12:16 PM 15,871 Views 122 Comments

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

Former Ceann Comhairle Sean Treacy dies aged 94
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Former Ceann Comhairle Sean Treacy dies aged 94

Mar 24th 2018, 4:36 PM 15,501 Views 5 Comments

The Clonmel man served as TD for Tipperary South from 1961 to 1997.

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'
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# Online Abuse

'Ireland is behind the times in tackling revenge porn'

Jan 31st 2018, 2:40 PM 11,127 Views 32 Comments

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

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child
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'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jan 19th 2018, 12:17 PM 26,801 Views 42 Comments

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks
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'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks

Sep 27th 2017, 4:16 PM 12,219 Views 29 Comments

Corbyn told delegates that Labour was “on the threshold of power” and that Tories were “hanging on by their fingertips”.

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

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

Sep 10th 2017, 2:42 PM 13,416 Views 105 Comments

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

Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud
# Metiria Turei
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# Metiria Turei

Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud

Aug 9th 2017, 2:50 PM 14,068 Views 12 Comments

Metiria Turei revealed she wrongfully claimed welfare benefits to support her baby while studying for a law degree in the early 1990s.

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'
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# Debt

'I couldn’t imagine being able to afford loans of €20,000 for my degree'

Jul 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,272 Views 42 Comments

Students in the UK are graduating with loans of £57,000, Labour says the same can’t happen here.

A Sky News presenter accidentally introduced a politician as the leader of the 'Scottish Labia' party
# Nooooooo
# Nooooooo

A Sky News presenter accidentally introduced a politician as the leader of the 'Scottish Labia' party

May 28th 2017, 5:00 PM 4,156 Views 0 Comments

It’s Labour. LABOUR!

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