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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.

From TheJournal.ie 18 interesting motions to be considered at the Labour conference this weekend Labour Conference

18 interesting motions to be considered at the Labour conference this weekend

The Labour Party is gathering in Killarney today ahead of its conference this weekend. Here’s a taste of what they will be talking about.

From TheJournal.ie The Labour Party is livestreaming its entire conference on YouTube Labour Conference

The Labour Party is livestreaming its entire conference on YouTube

It’ll have more hits than Gangnam Style…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton calls for 'living wage' ahead of Labour Party conference Living Wage

Joan Burton calls for 'living wage' ahead of Labour Party conference

The Social Protection Minister has made the case for a wage increase that she argues would reduce welfare spend and increase tax revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Why it's time to talk about a Living Wage for Ireland Opinion

Joan Burton: Why it's time to talk about a Living Wage for Ireland

Our social welfare system already supports those in work by topping-up low wages. This is why a Living Wage could increase tax revenue and decrease spending on benefits, the Social Protection Minister argues.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD says party has 'ceded too much ground to the right-wing point of view' Labour Pains

Labour TD says party has 'ceded too much ground to the right-wing point of view'

Joanna Tuffy has said that the party has “ceded too much ground” in coalition with Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie Nessa Childers not decided on which European constituency to run in next year Election 2014

Nessa Childers not decided on which European constituency to run in next year

The former Labour MEP faces an uphill battle to retain her European Parliament seat next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment Labour Pains

'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment

John Whelan’s criticism of Pat Rabbitte follows the appointment of John O’Connor as chairman of Eirgrid.

From TheJournal.ie 'The rich get away relatively free': Ex-Labour councillor explains why he resigned Labour Pains

'The rich get away relatively free': Ex-Labour councillor explains why he resigned

Paddy Bourke has written a letter to constituents informing them of his reasons for quitting the party.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Vacant social housing stock is a problem, but we're fixing it Leaders' Questions

Gilmore: Vacant social housing stock is a problem, but we're fixing it

During Leaders’ Questions yesterday he outlined measures to be introduced by government to address the problem.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline Property Tax

Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline

The Revenue Commissioners said they are not asking anyone to pay boe

From TheJournal.ie 'We've an absent leader. He's no good to the party': Ex-councillor quits Labour Labour Pains

'We've an absent leader. He's no good to the party': Ex-councillor quits Labour

Steve Wrenn quit as a Dublin city councillor earlier this year to focus on his job, but he’s now cancelled his Labour Party membership altogether.

From TheJournal.ie Three in three days: Another Labour councillor has resigned from the party Labour Pains

Three in three days: Another Labour councillor has resigned from the party

Wicklow County Council chairman Jimmy O’Shaughnessy has quit the party today.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore 'very proud' of 'courageous' Labour members who've stuck with the party Labour Pains

Gilmore 'very proud' of 'courageous' Labour members who've stuck with the party

The Tánaiste was responding to news of a third resignation from Labour’s group of councillors in three days.

From TheJournal.ie Another one bites the dust: Councillor Paddy Bourke resigns from the Labour Party Labour Pains

Another one bites the dust: Councillor Paddy Bourke resigns from the Labour Party

Bourke was not immediately contactable this afternoon, but a spokesperson for Labour confirmed his departure from the party.

From TheJournal.ie Labour councillor resigns over leadership abandonment of 'red line issues' Labour Party

Labour councillor resigns over leadership abandonment of 'red line issues'

O’Grady said the people who are paying the price now are traditionally the ones the party fights to protect.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How would you vote if there was a referendum on same-sex marriage today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote if there was a referendum on same-sex marriage today?

Eamon Gilmore wants a referendum on the issue next year, but how would you vote?

From TheJournal.ie Burton: I'm perfectly happy to support Eamon Gilmore Labour

Burton: I'm perfectly happy to support Eamon Gilmore

The Minister for Social Protection has said she is not planning a leadership challenge against the Labour party leader.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael and Labour social welfare cuts for youth criticised - by Labour Youth Labour Pains

Fine Gael and Labour social welfare cuts for youth criticised - by Labour Youth

The youth arm of the Labour Party called a measure approved by its own party “regressive” and “fundamentally unfair”, but the party rejected ideas that it had attempted to censor the statement.

From TheJournal.ie Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget Budget 2014

Government doesn't expect to lose any TDs over the Budget

Two Labour TDs voted against the party on the Budget last year and the year before.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil: Correcting the public finances alone will not be enough to drive recovery Budget 2014

Fianna Fáil: Correcting the public finances alone will not be enough to drive recovery

The challenge facing the government is to enhance economic recovery prospects without damaging society’s well-being, says Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath ahead of Tuesday’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie "He's a fine deputy!": Row over Labour's belated expulsion of Keaveney from committee Dáil Scenes

"He's a fine deputy!": Row over Labour's belated expulsion of Keaveney from committee

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher stuck-up for former Labour chairman Colm Keaveney in the Dáil this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Which party leader would fight for you? None of them, according to most voters Opinion Poll

Which party leader would fight for you? None of them, according to most voters

A new poll in the Irish Sun shows widespread dissatisfaction with the political establishment.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU President says Labour are "battling at the gates of hell" Labour Party

SIPTU President says Labour are "battling at the gates of hell"

Jack O’Connor said that the left must be united, accusing their parties of a “poverty of ambition”.

From TheJournal.ie Jigsaws, ‘The Beatles’ and €20m: Fine Gaelers rue ‘dreadful’ Seanad abolition campaign Seanad Referendum

Jigsaws, ‘The Beatles’ and €20m: Fine Gaelers rue ‘dreadful’ Seanad abolition campaign

The post-mortem begins as Enda Kenny’s four-year campaign to get the Seanad abolished flounders.

From TheJournal.ie Mail on Sunday apologises to Ed Miliband Apology

Mail on Sunday apologises to Ed Miliband

A Mail on Sunday reporter sneaked in to a memorial service for the British Labour Party leader’s uncle.

From TheJournal.ie 'The question is carried, isn't it?': The moment the government was defeated in the Seanad Seanad

'The question is carried, isn't it?': The moment the government was defeated in the Seanad

It wasn’t the first time the government has lost a vote in the upper house but it came with the referendum just two days away.

From TheJournal.ie Burton on Gilmore relations: 'I hear all sorts of briefings, they didn't come from me' Labour Pains

Burton on Gilmore relations: 'I hear all sorts of briefings, they didn't come from me'

Joan Burton has been speaking about her relationship with Eamon Gilmore this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Labour: 'The case for retention of the Seanad has failed' Seanad Referendum

Labour: 'The case for retention of the Seanad has failed'

Labour made its closing argument ahead of Friday’s referendum at a press conference in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Black Tuesday? No, but it's not a good poll': Minister on Labour's 6 per cent Labour Pains

'Black Tuesday? No, but it's not a good poll': Minister on Labour's 6 per cent

Alex White said that it was now time to reflect on Labour’s poor showing in an opinion poll published today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low Labour Pains

'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low

“There’s no point in saying anything else,” the Public Expenditure and Reform Minister admitted this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies Election 2014

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage campaigner informally approached by three parties about running for Europe Election 2014

Mortgage campaigner informally approached by three parties about running for Europe

The director of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation insisted that approaches have been at a “junior level” and said that no formal offer has been made to him about running in next year’s elections.

From TheJournal.ie New poll sees popularity boost for Labour and Sinn Fein Poll

New poll sees popularity boost for Labour and Sinn Fein

The Labour party and Sinn Fein are the only parties to see a rise in popularity, both standing at 11 per cent and 18 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the Seanad referendum but were afraid to ask Seanad Referendum

Everything you need to know about the Seanad referendum but were afraid to ask

With the referendum looming, we answer the questions you’re probably asking.

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows only half of Labour and Sinn Féin voters support Seanad abolition Seanad Referendum

Poll shows only half of Labour and Sinn Féin voters support Seanad abolition

Data from the Red C poll published in the Sunday Business Post at the weekend shows that there is strong support among Fine Gael voters for abolition.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: The Irish people aren't going to punish the party that solved the crisis Labour Pains

Gilmore: The Irish people aren't going to punish the party that solved the crisis

The Tánaiste has defended the Labour Party’s record in government and said that Joan Burton is doing a “fabulous job”.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: ‘Eamon Gilmore has always been supportive of me and I am for him’ Troubled Water?

Joan Burton: ‘Eamon Gilmore has always been supportive of me and I am for him’

Recently there has been speculation that the relationship between the leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party is turning sour, but she says this is not the case.

From TheJournal.ie "There is nothing decided on welfare cap" - Joan Burton Welfare

"There is nothing decided on welfare cap" - Joan Burton

Reports today say that cuts to Social Protection will amount to a welfare cap, but the Minister for Social Protection says nothing has been decided.