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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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Speech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 06:18 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik I welcome the Minister to the House, and welcome this important and historic debate. First - I, and my party, Labour, fully support the report’s recommendations, in particular the recommendation tha...

Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on the Report of the 8th Amendment Committee

Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD  On Wednesday 4th May 1983, then Senator, Mary Robinson moved an amendment in Seanad Eireann. It said that Seanad Eireann refuses to give a second reading to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution...

Bacik welcomes EU call to ban plastic packaging

Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 05:17 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour spokesperson on Climate Action and the Environment, Senator Ivana Bacik, has welcomed plans by the EU to ensure all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030, saying that Ireland must move to tac...

The 8th Amendment is dangerous and oppressive - Ó Ríordáin

Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 04:27 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin I am an Irishman.Son of a woman forced to leave the Civil Service when she got married.Grandson to women who were born with no right to vote.Brother to a woman born the year the 8th amendment passed ...

Poolbeg provides template for affordable homes in Clonburris SDZ

Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 03:05 pm - Joanna Tuffy Labour spokesperson on Affordable Housing, Joanna Tuffy has called on South Dublin County Council to look to example of the Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) Planning Scheme when amending ...

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