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From TheJournal.ie Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing Jobstown

Video: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing

Labour traitors was repeatedly shouted at the local election candidate.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll Dublin Dogfight

'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll

The Fine Gael candidate in Dublin could be in danger of not winning a seat according to an opinion poll at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains Election 2014

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe's top MEP can ease his Labour pains

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

From TheJournal.ie The first opinion poll of the European elections has focused minds... and sharpened knives Analysis

The first opinion poll of the European elections has focused minds... and sharpened knives

There’s plenty for the political parties and the independents to think about after the first European election poll at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record Election 2014

Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record

Phil Prendergast hopes her record in the European Parliament will convince voters to send her back to Brussels as she battles it out in Ireland South.

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election CONFIRMED

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

From TheJournal.ie Labour admits: We have 'substantive differences' with Fine Gael over water charges Not Happy
From TheJournal.ie Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine Don't Care

Labour Youth admit: Our posters break the law - but we're prepared to pay the fine

The Labour youth wing appears unconcerned that its posters break the law as it slammed Fianna Fáil’s “hypocrisy” today, but the opposition party hit back saying there is a “crisis at the heart of the Labour Party”.

From TheJournal.ie Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago Taking The Lead

Labour reminds us it wanted a Garda Authority 14 years ago

Lead author of a policy paper, TD Anne Ferris, denied this was an attempt by the party to take charge of government discussions on the establishment of the new body.

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from Labour's one-day conference Labour Conference

7 things we learned from Labour's one-day conference

Here’s what we found out after spending the day with Eamon Gilmore and co in a nice hotel in Enfield, Co Meath.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back' Labour Conference

Tánaiste: 'For six long years, our country and our people have been to hell and back'

The Tánaiste and Labour leader has given a keynote address to delegates at the one-day conference in Meath today.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin: ‘The most resistant group I have come across are the most privileged’ Labour Conference

Brendan Howlin: ‘The most resistant group I have come across are the most privileged’

The Labour conference has heard from senior ministers hitting out a the opposition parties, “obnoxious” trickle-down economics and the problem of cyberbullying.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what’s planned for Labour’s conference in Meath today Labour Conference

Here’s what’s planned for Labour’s conference in Meath today

With the local elections less than 100 days away, Labour are meeting for the second time in three months.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who Labour has picked as its Dublin candidate for the European elections Drumroll Please

Here's who Labour has picked as its Dublin candidate for the European elections

Spoiler: she’s already doing the job.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss' Shots Fired

Emer Costello says former colleague Nessa Childers is in 'a political abyss'

Costello has linked her new constituency rival to other non-aligned independents in the European Parliament such as the controversial former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent Discretion

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent

The Tánaiste said this option for local authorities was already part of the legislation and can be used in areas where property values are high and so revenue collected is higher.

From TheJournal.ie Another former Labour Party councillor has joined Sinn Féin Defection

Another former Labour Party councillor has joined Sinn Féin

Newbridge councillor Damian Molyneaux said he decided to join because Sinn Féin is “the only party standing up for ordinary people both on the ground and in the Dáil”.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination Election 2014

'It's not personal': Senator challenging Phil Prendergast for Labour MEP nomination

Labour senator John Gilroy reckons he would have a better chance than incumbent MEP Phil Prendergast of holding the party’s seat in Ireland South.

From TheJournal.ie Emer Costello: Single-party FG government would have implemented Greek-like austerity Election 2014

Emer Costello: Single-party FG government would have implemented Greek-like austerity

In the first in our series of interviews with candidates for the European elections, the sitting Labour MEP says she’ll run on her record and complains that the media is partly responsible for her lack of profile.

From TheJournal.ie Labour senator Jimmy Harte transferred back to Dublin, remains in critical condition Jimmy Harte

Labour senator Jimmy Harte transferred back to Dublin, remains in critical condition

A Labour spokesperson confirmed yesterday that Harte remains in a critical condition and will get “the best of care” at Beaumont Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

From TheJournal.ie The 29 councillors who have left the Labour Party over its role in government Labour Pains

The 29 councillors who have left the Labour Party over its role in government

It’s not a list which will make good reading for Eamon Gilmore or those still in the Labour Party

From TheJournal.ie Number 28: Mallow town councillor is the latest to resign from Labour Labour Pains

Number 28: Mallow town councillor is the latest to resign from Labour

Jerry Mullally has quit the party today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure Labour Pains

'It's not popular to be in Labour': Party not surprised by Dermot Looney's departure

That’s now 27 councillors who have left the party since it went into government with all of them citing coalition policies as one of their reasons for quitting.

From TheJournal.ie Gone: South Dublin mayor resigns from Labour party Another One Bites The Dust

Gone: South Dublin mayor resigns from Labour party

Dermot Looney, a 31-year-old teacher, said he believes that Labour has abandoned its principles while in government.

From TheJournal.ie Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies Mental Health

Developing the 'hard neck': TDs on death threats, abuse, and their coping strategies

Is enough being done to help out TDs and Senators cope with the abuse they receive and the difficult cases they have to deal with in their constituencies? TheJournal.ie takes a look.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste Labour Party This post contains videos

'I have no plans whatsoever to be the next EU commissioner' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore also said that discussions on who will take on the job will not begin until the latter part of next year following talk that colleague Ruairi Quinn is being lined-up.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Sherlock: 'Tell me a politician that doesn’t want to be a Cabinet minister' Political Ambition

Seán Sherlock: 'Tell me a politician that doesn’t want to be a Cabinet minister'

The Labour TD is tipped for Cabinet and is open to the possibility of it.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It must be a sign of his own desperation’: Here’s what Labour thinks of Keaveney’s FF switch Pleased

‘It must be a sign of his own desperation’: Here’s what Labour thinks of Keaveney’s FF switch

“We will struggle,” dead-panned one minister today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He tickled Bertie’s belly’: Here’s what Colm Keaveney used to say about Fianna Fáil Awkward

‘He tickled Bertie’s belly’: Here’s what Colm Keaveney used to say about Fianna Fáil

“This rampant corruption of many of Fianna Fáil’s members and public representatives is part of the philosophy of tolerance that existed within that party,” Keaveney told the Dáil in June 2012.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Burton says she hasn't talked with Gilmore about 'rift' Labour

WATCH: Burton says she hasn't talked with Gilmore about 'rift'

The Social Protection Minister was speaking to TheJournal.ie at the Labour Party national conference in Killarney at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 8 things we've learned from the Labour Party's annual conference Labour Conference

8 things we've learned from the Labour Party's annual conference

There is still business to be conducted on Sunday, but here’s what we’ve learned about the state of the Labour Party this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference Labour Conference

'No going back to Boom and Bert': Eamon Gilmore's speech to the Labour conference

“I am here because I believe in making our country better,” Eamon Gilmore told Labour members in a televised speech from Killarney tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Batons, bessies and 4 other things we've learned from these Labour conference pics Labour Conference

Batons, bessies and 4 other things we've learned from these Labour conference pics

Security is tight, protests are small and everyone, with a few exceptions, is in a pretty good mood.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton admits Labour's failures on living standards Labour Conference

Joan Burton admits Labour's failures on living standards

Meanwhile, Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Brendan Howlin has pledged to repeal the law on emergency public sector pay cuts.

From TheJournal.ie Labour conference hears call for Gilmore to resign over disability cuts Labour Conference

Labour conference hears call for Gilmore to resign over disability cuts

A motion on disability cuts has sparked a call for the Tánaiste to resign at the Labour Party conference in Killarney this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Burton hopes voters will reward Labour next year as day two of conference gets underway Labour Conference

Burton hopes voters will reward Labour next year as day two of conference gets underway

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will give his party leader address to delegates in Killarney tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park Green Space

Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park

The site between Cork Street and Chamber Street in Dublin 8 could now become recreation space for Dublin 8 residents, pending a planning report.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: We'd be going into a second bailout without Labour in government Labour Conference

Gilmore: We'd be going into a second bailout without Labour in government

“Unsustainable debts, more job losses, less investment and more cuts,” would happen without Labour in government, the Tánaiste has said this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Conference a key test of whether things really are improving for Labour Preview

Conference a key test of whether things really are improving for Labour

Labour members and delegates gather in Killarney for the start of their conference tonight with some signs of improvement in the party’s fortunes.