Mick Duff

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 Labour TD Alan Kelly: “Happy for anyone to lead us into the next election” as long as the party  targets the right policies and improves its performance. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Labour TD Alan Kelly has rounded on his Leinster House party colleagues by telling them their performance is “not good enough”. Mr Kelly made his com(...)

Jack O’Connor said the issue of who leads Labour could be explored once a wider discussion had been concluded. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The issue of who leads Labour can be revisited once the party holds a full debate on how it can renew itself and social democracy in general, party ch(...)

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(...)

Brendan Howlin succeeded Joan Burton as Labour leader in May 2016.

Sixteen Labour councillors have signed a letter in support of the embattled party leader Brendan Howlin. The party’s low poll ratings, which have sh(...)

Shane Ross said the decision was made on the basis of a scoring system within the Department and he just ‘signed off on that.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has insisted he did not have “hand act or part” in the decision to give a sports grant to Wesley College. The private, (...)

Emmet Stagg: The former Kildare North Labour deputy  said entering a government arrangement would be disastrous for Labour and the idea should be opposed. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There is large-scale opposition among Labour’s elected representatives to involvement in a Fine Gael-led minority government. A clear majority of th(...)

Nama funding extension to Tallaght centre, one of its prime remaining retail assets.

Nama has turned up the heat on Dunnes Stores over the retailer’s alleged blocking tactics in relation to a €40 million extension of The Square reta(...)

Councillors in Dublin have reacted angrily after two children were caught up in unrelated shooting incidents over the weekend.An 11-year-old boy was (...)

Fine Gael local election candidate Kenneth Egan meets Niall Reilly and his daughter Lily (1) while campaigning in Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

As a rampant Sinn Féin sweeps all before it in South Dublin, Fine Gael and particularly Labour are bearing the brunt of a bitter voter backlash in are(...)