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From TheJournal.ie Tanaiste: "There are still difficulties to confront" Eamon Gilmore

Tanaiste: "There are still difficulties to confront"

Labour leader Gilmore spoke about the early days of the coalition government at the McGill summer school, saying he feared for the financial survival of the State.

From TheJournal.ie TGIF: How have the Dáil’s Friday sittings worked out? Dáil Reform

TGIF: How have the Dáil’s Friday sittings worked out?

As we approach the end of another Dáil term, we’ve been asking the government and the opposition how the much-vaunted sittings of the Dáil on the first Friday of every month have been working out.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar labelled a ‘Thatcherite Minister’ by Labour TD Coalition Government

Varadkar labelled a ‘Thatcherite Minister’ by Labour TD

Patrick Nulty, who lost the Labour whip last December, has said he always opposed the party going into government with Fine Gael and criticised Leo Varadkar’s comments about public sector pay increments.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'first openly gay mayor' elected Mayor

Ireland's 'first openly gay mayor' elected

Cian O’Callaghan has been elected mayor of Fingal County Council.

From TheJournal.ie Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings Killing

Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings

The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.

From TheJournal.ie Three Labour senators break ranks over plan to scrap Seanad Rebellion

Three Labour senators break ranks over plan to scrap Seanad

The three senators are now likely to be kicked out of the Labour Parliamentary Party after supporting an opposition motion.

From TheJournal.ie Government defeated – twice – in Seanad votes over reform talks Defeated

Government defeated – twice – in Seanad votes over reform talks

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and independent members join forces to force a debate on circumventing plans to scrap the Seanad.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved Labour Party

Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved

Gilmore said that his party was focussed on solving the country’s economic crisis but acknowledged difficulties with its identity in the coalition with Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have to get a deal on our bank debt' - Tánaiste Bank Debt

'We have to get a deal on our bank debt' - Tánaiste

Following the passing of the Fiscal Compact treaty, Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland now needed to get a deal to lessen the burden on the Irish taxpayer.

From TheJournal.ie Parties got €12.6m from State and €31k in donations in 2011 Political Currency

Parties got €12.6m from State and €31k in donations in 2011

The Standards in Public Office Commission has released new data this evening on how much the State gave political parties and how much parties received in disclosed donations.

From TheJournal.ie Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry Hacking

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Labour declares war on Sinn Féin? Handbags This post contains images

In pictures: Labour declares war on Sinn Féin?

Labour has launched a poster campaign calling Sinn Féin’s referendum campaign information ‘misleading’ and ‘irrelevant’.

From TheJournal.ie New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales ASBOs

New measures to replace anti-social behaviour orders in England and Wales

The orders have been criticised as being used by some offending youths as a badge of honour and having little practical impact on communities affected by anti-social behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it? Local Governent This post contains a poll

Explainer: Does Dublin need a directly-elected mayor and how likely is it?

It has been suggested for years, it even came close to happening two years ago but what chance a Boris Johnson or a Micheal Bloomberg for Dublin and Ireland’s other cities. TheJournal.ie investigates…

From TheJournal.ie Adams says 'no social or economic merit' in Fiscal treaty Referendum

Adams says 'no social or economic merit' in Fiscal treaty

However, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland needed to ratify the Fiscal Compact in order to ensure certainty.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How election posters work – and which party has the best Explainer

Explainer: How election posters work – and which party has the best

What messages are the posters trying to send? And what’s the point of them anyway? TheJournal.ie answers all your questions.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’ Opinion

Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’

On a ‘No’ vote: Economist Terrence McDonough says evoking fear in people over the recession is not an appropriate move by government.

Video: British Labour Party leader egged in Southampton Egg Miliband This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair Referendum

No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair

Dominic Hannigan, who chairs the committee scrutinising the Fiscal Compact, also said that Europe needed to move away from right-wing economics that have been the focus in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore says fiscal stability treaty is 'critical' for future of the euro Labour

Gilmore says fiscal stability treaty is 'critical' for future of the euro

The Tánaiste has said that passing of the upcoming fiscal compact referendum was essential to attracting investment to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore's speech in full: 'Our Republic will be fair, just and renewed' Labour

Gilmore's speech in full: 'Our Republic will be fair, just and renewed'

Read the full address by Labour leader Eamon Gilmore, who is speaking to delegates in Galway tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Labour conference to focus on education, jobs Labour

Labour conference to focus on education, jobs

Plus, leader Eamon Gilmore will give his live televised speech tonight from 8.30pm.

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