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From TheJournal.ie 'I couldn't have gone on' - Nessa Childers on trying to 'save the Labour party' Labour

'I couldn't have gone on' - Nessa Childers on trying to 'save the Labour party'

The MEP will address a meeting of the Campaign for Labour Policies group in Dublin today which is likely to hear plenty of criticism of the junior coalition party.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fair-weather friend' Childers criticised by Labour TDs over resignation Nessa Childers

'Fair-weather friend' Childers criticised by Labour TDs over resignation

The MEP’s decision to resign from the parliamentary party was met with disappointment and criticism from her Labour colleagues today.

From TheJournal.ie Labour denies Gilmore seeking to shore up support among TDs and senators Labour

Labour denies Gilmore seeking to shore up support among TDs and senators

A suggestion that the Tánaiste has been seeking support for his leadership from the parliamentary party has been denied by Labour and a number of its TDs though many did not return calls today.

From TheJournal.ie Unlikely to See This Again Pic of the Day Splitsies

Unlikely to See This Again Pic of the Day

Nessa Childers and Eamon Gilmore – there’s no hugging it out this time.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore admits disappointment at Labour's battering in Meath East Labour Pains

Gilmore admits disappointment at Labour's battering in Meath East

The Tánaiste and Labour leader says his party will “have to do some reflection” on its dramatic slump in the by-election.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you satisfied with Labour's performance in government?

The junior partner in government saw its vote collapse in Meath East. How do you feel about how it’s performing in power?

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil Meath East This post contains images

Pics: Bittersweet for Fine Gael, despair for Labour and recovery for Fianna Fáil

All the drama from the count centre in Ashbourne as Helen McEntee took the Dáil seat in Meath East.

From TheJournal.ie Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip Property Tax

Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip

Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has harshly criticised Phil Hogan over the property tax exemptions, saying the Environment Minister has made a ‘dog’s dinner’ of the way in which the tax is being administered.

From TheJournal.ie Support for Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin falls in latest Red C poll Opinion Poll

Support for Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin falls in latest Red C poll

The poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post puts the two main opposition parties behind Fine Gael while Labour’s support has jumped by one percentage point in the last month.

From TheJournal.ie Three-quarters of voters dissatisfied with government's performance - poll Opinion Poll

Three-quarters of voters dissatisfied with government's performance - poll

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent also has good news for Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie 11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election By-election

11 candidates confirmed to run in Meath East by-election

Four independent candidates have filed paperwork to run against seven candidates from parties big and small.

From TheJournal.ie Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying By-election

Meath East by-election: Here are the candidates and here's what they're saying

With the by-election less than three weeks away TheJournal.ie spoke to the main candidates this week to find out what they’re hearing on the doorsteps and what they’re telling voters…

From TheJournal.ie TDs pay tribute to former ceann comhairle and health minister RIP

TDs pay tribute to former ceann comhairle and health minister

John O’Connell died this morning at the age of 83.

From TheJournal.ie Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date Meath East

Labour 'caught on the back foot' by FG on Meath East by-election date

TheJournal.ie has learned that Labour didn’t plan to pick its Meath East candidate for another fortnight – after the new deadline.

From TheJournal.ie McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East Meath East

McEntee's daughter set to be confirmed as Fine Gael candidate in Meath East

Helen McEntee is “virtually certain” to be the Fine Gael candidate in Meath East ahead of the party’s nomination convention in Kells this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore affirms government's intention to legislate for X case Labour

Gilmore affirms government's intention to legislate for X case

Writing on TheJournal.ie this morning, the Labour leader insists that abortion legislation wil be introduced this year.

From TheJournal.ie Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election Meath East

Hogan reduces polling period for Meath East by-election

Voting will take place in the constituency between 8am and 9pm on 27 March.

From TheJournal.ie Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March Meath East

Meath East by-election to be held on 27 March

The date has been announced today meaning there are less than three weeks to go until voters in Meath East decide who they want to fill the seat vacated by the late Shane McEntee.

From TheJournal.ie Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election By-election

Support for coalition faces test in Meath East by-election

April has been mooted as the possible month for the by-election to be held with Fianna Fáil hoping to capitalise on its growing popularity but could the promissory note deal change things?

From TheJournal.ie New opinion poll shows Fianna Fáil is Ireland's most popular party Opinion Polls

New opinion poll shows Fianna Fáil is Ireland's most popular party

The Ipsos MRBI poll in tomorrow’s Irish Times puts FF on 26pc, with Fine Gael on 25pc and Labour down to 10pc.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Labour faces the same fate as the Greens after reneging on promises Opinion

Column: Labour faces the same fate as the Greens after reneging on promises

Labour will be the casualty of this government because it secured votes by promising things the party could never deliver, writes Adrian Grant.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin gain at government's expense in latest opinion poll Opinion Polls

Sinn Féin gain at government's expense in latest opinion poll

The latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows Sinn Féin’s share of the vote rising by 3 per cent in a fortnight.

From TheJournal.ie 'David vs Goliath' dispute over Labour chairmanship is over says Keaveney Labour

'David vs Goliath' dispute over Labour chairmanship is over says Keaveney

The Labour chairman has been assured his position is safe following a meeting of the party’s executive board in Dublin today in the wake of his vote against the Budget last month.

From TheJournal.ie Keaveney: I won't be bullied into stepping down as Labour chair Labour Party

Keaveney: I won't be bullied into stepping down as Labour chair

The Labour Party chairman said on radio this morning that Eamon Gilmore did “everything possible to ensure” he wasn’t elected chair.

From TheJournal.ie Labour chairman Colm Keaveney wants party conference held in April Labour

Labour chairman Colm Keaveney wants party conference held in April

Keaveney, who voted against the Budget, wants the issue of his chairmanship sorted as soon as possible amid rumblings that Labour wants to oust him but an April conference is unlikely.

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil Opinion Poll

Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil

Support for Fine Gael has dropped slightly while support for Labour remains steady in the latest Red C poll for Paddy Power released today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Seanad vote could delay Budget's welfare cuts by three months Budget 2013

Seanad vote could delay Budget's welfare cuts by three months

At least one Labour senator says he may vote against the Social Welfare Bill. One more defect could defeat the government.

From TheJournal.ie Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government Conflict

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government

The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore hints at plan to remove Keaveney as Labour chair Labour Of Love

Gilmore hints at plan to remove Keaveney as Labour chair

The Labour Leader says it isn’t “tenable” to have a party Chairman outside of the parliamentary ranks.

From TheJournal.ie Labour chair still hoping Budget cut to child benefit can be reversed Child Benefit

Labour chair still hoping Budget cut to child benefit can be reversed

“I think it is and it has to be,” Labour TD Colm Keaveney said when asked whether child benefit was still up for negotiation in the Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Government facing no confidence motion in the Dáil next week No Confidence

Government facing no confidence motion in the Dáil next week

Sinn Féin has tabled a motion of no confidence in the coalition government which will be debated over two nights next week.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added dogs who can drive Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added dogs who can drive

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Keaveney support for Budget "not taken for a given" Budget 2013

Keaveney support for Budget "not taken for a given"

The Labour Party Chairman said that he ‘will look at the full package of the Budget’ before he votes tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sharing power is bad for the health of junior coalition partners Opinion

Column: Sharing power is bad for the health of junior coalition partners

Sharing government can be like a bad marriage, writes Rory Costello – and it certainly looks that way for Labour.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan and Howlin will both deliver Budget 2013 next Wednesday Budget 2013

Noonan and Howlin will both deliver Budget 2013 next Wednesday

Though the budget is being held over just one day this year, Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin will both make speeches, starting from 2.30pm next Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand? X Case

Legislating for the X Case: Where do the parties stand?

We’ve been asking every single member of the Oireachtas where they stand on the X Case and legislation but less than 20 per cent have responded. Here’s what the parties think…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why hasn’t a far-right party like Golden Dawn emerged in Ireland? Opinion

Column: Why hasn’t a far-right party like Golden Dawn emerged in Ireland?

High unemployment and political disillusionment are often a breeding ground for the far right, writes Rory Costello. So why hasn’t one emerged?

From TheJournal.ie Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year Barack O'Bama

Mayor of Kilkenny writes to Obama and hopes he'll visit next year

Seán Ó hArgáin has congratulated the US President on a second term and wants him to come to Kilkenny if he makes another trip to Ireland.