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Jan O'Sullivan TD

​A hands-off approach not good enough from Zappone

Tue Aug 30, 2016 - 10:55 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD ​Last night, following an eight-hour work stoppage by staff at Oberstown youth detention centre, a group of detainees staged a rooftop demonstration, which was followed by the breakout of a signific...
Dick Spring

Condolences on the death of former Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry

Fri Aug 26, 2016 - 04:50 pm - Dick Spring It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Peter Barry.During our time in Government together, Peter was an extremely loyal colleague...
Senator Ged Nash

EBAY decision a major blow for Louth

Thu Aug 25, 2016 - 04:53 pm - Senator Ged Nash The decision by eBay to close its operation in Dundalk is a major blow to the town and to the region.The facility will cease operations next year with the expected loss of 150 jobs.My immediate though...
Alan Kelly TD

Ross is missing in action on toll operator dispute

Thu Aug 25, 2016 - 02:36 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly has called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to intervene immediately in the escalating toll operator dispute.Deputy Kelly commented: “The dispute bet...
Joan Burton TD

Positive jobs news, highlights effectiveness of Labour policies in government

Tue Aug 23, 2016 - 04:29 pm - Joan Burton TD Today’s announcement by the CSO that there are now over 2,000,000 people at work in Ireland, is as clear an indication as we have seen to date, that the policies pursued by the last government have ...

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