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From TheJournal.ie There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party Follow The Leader

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party

While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.

From TheJournal.ie Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments Water Fairness Bill

Labour - including Alan Kelly - wants Irish Water to refund all payments

But only in the event of water charges being suspended…

From TheJournal.ie Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership Battle

Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership

The Wexford TD denied that he looked for a precondition of an uncontested leadership, saying “certainly not” and that he’s “absolutely” up for a contest.

From TheJournal.ie The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely The New Boss

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour party? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be the next leader of the Labour party?

Joan Burton is expected to step down later today.

From TheJournal.ie Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow Still Waiting

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow

The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.

From TheJournal.ie Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat Comeback Kid

Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat

Penrose had conceded on Saturday evening but this morning he said there is “an outside chance” he’ll get back in.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat Mild Mild West

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

It was not supposed to happen, but it did.

This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter

Labour, it’s time to log off.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception Happy Days This post contains videos

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception

She faced some tough questions too.

From TheJournal.ie A bullish Alan Kelly reckons Labour will win a lot more than 15 seats Kelly's Heroes

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

Big talk from Labour’s deputy leader this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA Labour Party

Cahill says running for the Seanad for Labour is a message to her abuser and the IRA

Cahill said she spent a lot of time considering how she would manage the nomination if successful.

From TheJournal.ie Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad Labour Party

Mairia Cahill has joined Labour and is set to run for the Seanad

The Belfast woman has been nominated for the position by Joan Burton and Alan Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore has been given a job helping the peace process in Colombia 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.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland One Island

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland

The Labour leader said, “it’s an aspiration that I have always gone along with”.

From TheJournal.ie Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages Carriages Full Of Women

Not all women are impressed by the idea of women-only train carriages

Jeremy Corbyn, a radical left-winger who has defied expectations to lead the leadership race, believes it could help reduce harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history? Opinion

Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history?

Jeremy Corbyn’s success may lie in the fact that he is quite simply different, writes Neale Richmond.

From TheJournal.ie Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll Labour Pains

Labour at lowest rating in nine months in latest poll

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

From TheJournal.ie Anne Ferris has officially rejoined the Labour Party after five months Back In

Anne Ferris has officially rejoined the Labour Party after five months

Ferris lost the whip in February but the Labour party agreed to let her come back in a unanimous vote taken today.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly reveals death threats against his family but says Irish Water was not a mistake D'Telly

Alan Kelly reveals death threats against his family but says Irish Water was not a mistake

The Minister for the Environment appeared on Saturday Night with Miriam.

From TheJournal.ie Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far) Gonezo
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie 33 years after fatal car crash, Dick Spring to meet bereaved family Tipperary

33 years after fatal car crash, Dick Spring to meet bereaved family

James Curran died when Spring’s ministerial car collided with the vehicle he was travelling in.

From TheJournal.ie Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her... Labour Pains This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour' Uk Election

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

From TheJournal.ie Someone turned an Ed Miliband campaign video into 8 Mile and it's wonderful Bravo This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

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

From TheJournal.ie REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago 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.

From TheJournal.ie Labour will allow this TD back on one condition... Reprieve

Labour will allow this TD back on one condition...

* As long as Anne Ferris votes with the government she will return to the parliamentary party in the autumn.

From TheJournal.ie As Labour's conference opens, Alan Kelly says this is one of the best governments ever Big Talk

As Labour's conference opens, Alan Kelly says this is one of the best governments ever

Labour voted in favour of a motion to campaign for the repeal of the 8th Amendment at the next election on the opening night of its conference.

From TheJournal.ie 'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down All Over

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

From TheJournal.ie This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague Nowhere To Go

This senator has been kicked out of his office by his former Labour colleague

James Heffernan is searching for new office space after his belongings were packed up by John Gilroy.

From TheJournal.ie Here's where Eamon Ryan is going to run in the general election Green Shoots

Here's where Eamon Ryan is going to run in the general election

The party leader is looking to return to the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made Recap

Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made

History shows that no combination of political parties can be ruled out if the numbers stack up.

From TheJournal.ie Did Labour break its own rules to make this man one of its most senior officials? 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW Dublin South West

'A few kisses from Cáit Keane': Water, water, everywhere as we hit the campaign trail in DSW

As the meters begin to tick, the candidates are battling for votes even though some see the outcome of this by-election as a foregone conclusion.

From TheJournal.ie This Labour senator wants his poster of bride and groom haybales back Hay Ho

This Labour senator wants his poster of bride and groom haybales back

Yes, bride and groom haybales.

From TheJournal.ie Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras Michael Disappointed

Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws Abortion

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party

The former Labour TD is “very open” to the idea of a new political party, she told TheJournal.ie.