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Young people’s opinions sought on the future of Ireland

The Labour Party is looking for submissions from young people all over Ireland on our project to rewrite the ‘Democratic Programme’ for the 21 st Century.  // What are the guiding principles ...

Time to separate Church and State in Education

Originally published on the Journal.ie, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin writes asking, if the constitution is the problem, then the models previously used such as the Citizens' Assembly should be utilis...

Apply for the 2018 Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

Now in its third year, the Labour Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour Group on Dublin Corporation who was killed in the 1916 Easter Rising,...

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Government should implement report recommendations on childhood obesity

Thu Nov 15, 2018 - 02:28 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children, Sean Sherlock TD, has called on the government to implement the recommendations of the Oireachtas Committee on Children report into Childhood obesity. Speaking today ...

Wexford home help waiting lists totally unacceptable

Wed Nov 14, 2018 - 02:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, and TD for Wexford Brendan Howlin has called on the Department of Health and HSE to ensure sufficient resources are put in place to clear the waiting lists for home help supports....

Zappone must act on findings of HIQA reports on special care units for children.

Wed Nov 14, 2018 - 12:56 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children, Sean Sherlock TD, has called on Minister Katherine Zappone to outline what actions will be taken to address the issues raised in reports by HIQA into special care unit...

Labour Youth marks Gender Pay Gap Day

Tue Nov 13, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Labour Youth Today, Labour Youth marks Ireland’s Gender Pay Gap day - the day after which women effectively stop earning due to Ireland’s 13.9% gender pay gap.  Speaking on the significance of this day, Labo...

Gender Pay Gap means women working for free until Jan 2019

Tue Nov 13, 2018 - 09:12 am - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party Seanad Leader Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government to use Labour Party legislation which has already passed all stages in the Seanad to introduce Gender Pay Gap reporting mechani...

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