Labour Party

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Kathleen Lynch was first elected to Dáil Éireann in 1994. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Labour TD and junior minister Kathleen Lynch has announced she will not contest the Cork North Central byelection, expected to be held in Novem(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “We have great ambitions for the beautiful second city.” Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

The leader of the Labour Party was not happy with the conduct of Leo’s officer corps. There was a lot of unseemly smirking and sniggering going on in (...)

 Support for Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael has dropped to 30%. Photograph: Tom Honan

Today’s Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll shows support for Fine Gael has declined by three points to 30 per cent since our last poll in October 2018. Supp(...)

Helena Molony (1883–1967), actor, republican, trade unionist, and feminist, was born on January 15th, 1883, at 8 Cole’s Lane, off Henry Street in Dubl(...)

Fine Gael  recorded a surplus for 2017 of €1.6m. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Political parties are using million of euros of public funding to bolster their financial position ahead of European and local elections – and perhaps(...)

Though she resigned from the Labour Party on Friday, Martina Genockey said she would remain on South Dublin County Council as an Independent member.

The Labour Party has been dealt a major blow by the sudden resignation of one of its best prospects for the next general election. Cllr Martina Geno(...)

 Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin: Labour isn’t getting noticed much these days. It has drifted to the margins. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Labour Party meets for what promises to be a fraught think-in in Drogheda on Sunday against the background of Alan Kelly’s – apparently – abortive(...)

Brendan Howlin: sources close to the Labour Party leader   insist that he will not stand down

A group of Labour councillors is trying to muster further backing for a move to oust Brendan Howlin by garnering the support of over half of local rep(...)

The sense that Leo Varadkar’s popularity could be the catalyst for a paradigm shift in Ireland’s post-crash politics is waning. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The most obvious trend in opinion polls since the Government was formed almost two years ago was the growth in Fine Gael support. After a crushingly (...)

Eve Doherty, a Dublin based garda detective, has been found guilty to the harassment of Elizabeth Howlin. Photograph: Collins

A detective found guilty of harassing a State solicitor by sending her abusive letters has been jailed for three years. Judge Melanie Greally said wh(...)

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