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2017 Winner of Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary Announced

Congratulations to the 2017 winner of the Labour Party Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary, Aaron Mills. Despite the chill in the morning air, there was a very warm welcome for Labour Party repres...

#OurFuture - Labour's Alternative budget

We have made clear that we don't believe there is enough space for any tax cuts in this Budget. Instead, we have argued for the construction of 5,000 public homes, and the funding of Sláintecare (a n...

Marching for Choice

As proud members of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment we marched in solidarity behind them with our own banner, flags and committed Party members. We took to the streets once again to show...

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Time for Ireland to ban microbeads and microplastics

Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Statements on Plastic and Packaging PollutionDáil Éireann, April 19th 2018I welcome the opportunity to speak to this issue.  As we speak, I have a Bill before the House on the prohibition of microb...

Repealing the 8th Amendment is a workers’ rights issue

Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 03:36 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the Irish Congress of Trade Unions highlighting how important repealing the eighth amendment is for workin...

State needs to speed up delivery of social housing

Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 11:23 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the State needs to increase its social housing targets and not continue to rely so heavily on the private sector to provide social and aff...

Dáil speech by Jan O'Sullivan on the Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018

Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 05:36 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018Dáil Éireann, April 18th 2018CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYThe objectives of this Bill are broadly in line with the recommendation on Sex Education of the Oirea...

ESRI report confirms minimum wage hikes do not cost jobs

Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 01:47 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment and Social Affairs spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the publication of ESRI research commissioned by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) which confirms that the 50 cent an...

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