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Eamon Gilmore: 'Don't let FG govern alone'

Irish Examiner - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Former Labour leader Eamon Gilmore has warned the electorate not to “sleepwalk” into voting for a Fine Gael single-party government.
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Shaun Connolly's Campaign Diary: Joan's curtain call to leave Enda with a rogue problem

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Just ask Eamon Gilmore what that's like - the beleaguered chap had to flee to Colombia as an EU envoy charged with stopping a vicious guerrilla insurgency in order to get a bit of peace and quiet after being Burtoned.

Niamh Gallagher: It's no picnic in the twilight world of the ex-politician

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
Among those who had their last days in the chamber just a few short weeks ago were three former leaders of the Labour Party: Eamon Gilmore, Pat Rabbitte and Ruairi Quinn. Each of them, in addition to their role as party leader, held ministerships ...

Voting record of our current TDs in the Dáil from 2011-16

Leitrim Observer - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
... Michael Lowry and Eamonn Maloney; Renua Ireland leader, Lucinda Creighton and her party colleague, Billy Timmins; Fianna Fáil's Willie O'Dea; Labour TDs Eamon Gilmore and Willie Penrose and Fine Gael TDs James Bannon and Tony McLoughlin.
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Ballot Capers: Hugh Linehan takes a sideways look at the election

Irish Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
“Fianna Fáil want to take us . . . Back to the Future,” blared Labour's pastiche poster. “Starring Micheál Martin, Willie O'Dea and Mary Hanafin.

Was it for this? The legal profession is anti-competitive, over-priced and more influential than is healthy in a ...

Village - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Joan Burton and Eamon Gilmore both have daughters practising at the bar. Labour Minister for Communications, Alex White, is a senior counsel, his election agent is Peter Ward SC and John Rogers SC (SC) is a long-term legal advisor to the party.
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Google lists what people have asked about the General Election so far - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
She followed Eamon Gilmore into the top position in July 2014, for those wondering. Meanwhile, the personal life of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams appears to be of interest to voters, who are asking whether the man is married, as well as how old he is.
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Joan Burton: I will serve full term as Labour chief if re-elected

Irish Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Ms Burton was appointed leader of the party in 2014 after Eamon Gilmore stepped down. When asked if she aspired to be taoiseach, she said she hoped she would be in that position.

'We want to restore honesty to politics in Ireland', says Shortall - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
As a former record-breaking Labour vote-getter, she claimed she was not supported by former party leader Eamon Gilmore in fighting against Reilly's and Fine Gael's moves towards an "American-style insurance based privatised health service".
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Burton defends decision to sack both Gilmore and Rabbitte

Irish Independent - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Former Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore and Joan Burton. Photo: Arthur Carron.

Hanafin has a battle on her hands with Bailey

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Dún Laoghaire voters will say goodbye to outgoing TD and former Labour leader, Eamon Gilmore, who has represented his constituency with great distinction.

Department defends new CEO appointment for the CDETB

Dublin People - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Current CEO Jacinta Stewart is retiring from her position at the end of the month and will be replaced by Carol Hanney, former chief executive of Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee and wife of ex-Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore. However ...
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Labour plan to ring-fence €1bn to promote green economy - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
It has been claimed Mr White may consider entering a leadership challenge against Tánaiste Joan Burton in a repeat of the 2014 race to replace former leader Eamon Gilmore should Labour not regain power. Asked about the option a number of times, ...
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Former ministers among 19 TDs retiring from Dáil

Irish Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Former Labour party leader Pat Rabbitte announced last summer that after 26 years as a TD he would not be seeking re-election in Dublin South West in the 2016 general election.
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FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees? - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
In the week before the last election, Labour leader Eamon Gilmore and Education spokesperson Ruairi Quinn publicly signed a Union of Students in Ireland (USI) pledge to “oppose and campaign against” any increase in the “student contribution charge,” ...

'I applied for disability benefit but the buggers wouldn't give it to me' - Top 8 Senator David Norris quotes from ...

Irish Independent - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
“The people who really deserve credit for that are - and I'm not a supporter of the Labour Party, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, or Sinn Fein, but Eamon Gilmore put it on the agenda of this country. Without Eamon Gilmore it wouldn't have happened. And then ...
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Just because you were in Davos, Enda, doesn't make you an economist

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Still, after her years of loyal service to Eamon Gilmore, Joan got the deputy she so royally deserved in Keystone Kelly, who even managed to make the reality-averse Fianna Fáil fleer Mattie McGrath sound like the grounded one in the ensuing on-air ...

Will the IRA blame La Mon on the Brits too?

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
When have you ever heard a British minister do what Irish ministers have the nerve to do, and interfere in the sensitive affairs of the other jurisdiction (such as Eamon Gilmore lecturing us on a Bill of Rights, which both Labour and Tories oppose, or ...

Not all political careers end in failure - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Appointed Leas Ceann Comhairle in 2011 by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and then tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, Kitt said he "switched the lights on in the morning and switched them off in the evening in the Dáil chamber" as he put in such long hours in the role.
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Voting record of all 166 TDs shows who was absent the most since 2011 - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
... Michael Lowry and Eamonn Maloney; Renua Ireland leader, Lucinda Creighton and her party colleague, Billy Timmins; Fianna Fáil's Willie O'Dea; Labour TDs Eamon Gilmore and Willie Penrose and Fine Gael TDs James Bannon and Tony Mc Loughlin.