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From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week Ambition

Alan Kelly expects to be promoted if he becomes Labour's deputy leader next week

The junior transport minister has said it is “the norm” that party deputy leaders are promoted to Cabinet.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party' Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an 'intensely populist party'

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, where she sees her party in five years and who she thinks will win the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Did Not Inhale This post contains videos

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I've never smoked it) Exclusive

We asked Alex White so it would have been rude not to ask the other Labour leadership contender.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government? Any Regrets? This post contains videos

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government? Exclusive

The Labour leadership contender has given a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie today. Here is some of what she said.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader Leadership Battle

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

From TheJournal.ie Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough' Leadership Battle

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

From TheJournal.ie The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader Support

The IMF is getting behind Joan Burton as the next Labour leader

The IMF describes Joan Burton as the leading candidate for the Labour leadership. No mention of Alex White, though.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: I keep an eye on cannabis legalisation in other countries (And yes, I've tried it) Inhaled

Minister: I keep an eye on cannabis legalisation in other countries (And yes, I've tried it) Exclusive

Junior health minister Alex White says he does not think full legalisation is on the cards, but that Ireland should “maintain an open mind”.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, pulling out of government and who he thinks will win the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll Labour Pains

Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll

A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.

From TheJournal.ie White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better Answers

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan's resignation, the better

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest Ring The Bell This post contains videos

LIVE: Seconds out, round one in the Labour leadership contest

The debate tonight is the first of five events.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.

From TheJournal.ie Burton v White: Nominations close, here's what happens now in the Labour leadership race Labour's Choice
From TheJournal.ie Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader Everything On The Table

Alex White doesn't rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader

The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader?

It looks like a two-horse race between Alex White and Joan Burton, but who should get it?

From TheJournal.ie Labour's choice: Joan Burton is the favourite, but Alex White is banking on his message of renewal Analysis

Labour's choice: Joan Burton is the favourite, but Alex White is banking on his message of renewal

Barring a late entrant one of Alex White or Joan Burton will be the next leader of the Labour Party and Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership Face Off

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie I'm out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn't want to be Labour leader Post-Gilmore

I'm out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn't want to be Labour leader

There is still no firm indication as to whether anyone else will battle for the Labour leadership with Joan Burton though junior minister Alex White has not ruled himself out.

Eamon Gilmore looks stunning in yellow

The Sun has outdone itself.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader Labour Pains This post contains videos

Eamon Gilmore resigns as Labour Party leader

The announcement comes after it emerged today that two motions of no-confidence in his leadership would be tabled in coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016 Not To Be This post contains videos

VIDEO: In his last big interview, Gilmore firmly believed he'd be Labour leader in 2016

The Tánaiste sat down with TheJournal.ie to discuss the recent problems facing the coalition and his future in government exactly a week before he announced his resignation.

From TheJournal.ie Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation Labour Pains

Scapegoating, inevitable, the right thing to do - Everyone wants their say on Gilmore's resignation

Colleagues and opposition politicians alike have been reacting to the news, with most Labour TDs saying the party needs some new direction.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Labour will select their new leaders Meet The New Boss

Here's how Labour will select their new leaders

We should have a new Labour leader and deputy leader by 4 July, all going well.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections Get Smart Fast

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections

It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion' I'm Out This post contains videos

Emer Costello all but concedes: 'Sometimes the wind isn't with you and it wasn't with us on this occasion'

The Labour MEP is set to lose her seat in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL This post contains videos

Confirmed: The Socialist Party takes a second Dáil seat in Dublin West

Ruth Coppinger joins Joe Higgins in the Dáil as the strong left vote in Dublin West paid dividends for the Socialists.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: The Labour Party has taken a shellacking from citizens Labour Pains

Joan Burton: The Labour Party has taken a shellacking from citizens

Joan Burton insisted she has confidence in Eamon Gilmore at the count centre in Citywest today but the endorsement appeared lukewarm.

From TheJournal.ie Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin Election 2014

Labour has been given a 'good smacking' by the electorate - Howlin

The party’s vote has been halved since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie 'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil On The Canvass

'My old stomping ground': In Portobello, Labour looks to bridge the gap to Fianna Fáil

We spent Wednesday morning at Portobello Bridge as Labour targeted commuters on foot… and on bikes.

From TheJournal.ie Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris Reshuffle

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris

Gilmore says a reshuffle of the Cabinet is something that will most likely be discussed later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin Election 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way Gap In The Law

What exactly is collective bargaining? A precise legal definition is on the way

The cabinet have agreed on plans to reform the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose Labour Party

Labour to push for "renewal" of coalition purpose

Eamon Gilmore said that now was a time of renewal.

From TheJournal.ie Labour WILL run a candidate in the Longford Westmeath by-election Election 2014
From TheJournal.ie Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election Loraine Mulligan

Labour is running its party chair in the Dublin West by-election

The junior coalition partner is unlikely to win the Dáil seat that became vacant following the resignation of its former TD Patrick Nulty in March.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore: 'No, my leadership is not up for debate' Nuh-uh

Eamon Gilmore: 'No, my leadership is not up for debate'

The Tánaiste was in bullish mood as he launched the Labour party election campaign in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton Election 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton

Local election candidate Martina Genockey was accosted by two opponents in Tallaght and the confrontation became physical.