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New Executive Board elected

This weekend at #LP17 we elected a new Executive Board of the Labour Party. Well done to all elected.ChairpersonJack O'Connor – Newbridge, Kildare SouthNational TreasurerGina Doolan - Kilkenny/C Smy...

Labour must focus on Greening of Ireland

Labour member in Dún Laoghaire, Adam Hurley writes about our Greening of Ireland discussion at our 69th Annual Conference.On Saturday we held a lively discussion on our "Greening of Ireland" policy d...

Jack O'Connor elected as new Party Chairperson

At #LP17 - Jack O'Connor was elected as the new Chairperson of the Labour Party. Jack O’Connor has been General President of SIPTU since 2003, having been re-elected in 2006 for a second term and i...

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MINIMUM WAGE MUST BE TRANSFORMED TO LIVING WAGE - NASH

Wed Apr 26, 2017 - 06:10 pm - Senator Ged Nash I welcome today's report from the CSO which reveals that as many as as 10.1% of workers earn the National Minimum Wage (NMW) of €9.25 per hour or less."When Labour established the Low Pay Commission...

O'SULLIVAN WELCOMES EUROPEAN COMMITMENT TO PARENTAL LEAVE

Wed Apr 26, 2017 - 03:26 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party spokesperson on Children and Youth affairs, Jan O'Sullivan has welcomed the European Commission's decision to include an improved right to parental leave in the European Pillar of Social ...

HARRIS NEEDS TO TAKE CONTROL OF NMH SITUATION

Tue Apr 25, 2017 - 01:08 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD has called on Minister for Health to take control of the situation regarding the National Maternity Hospital."It is time now for Minister Harris to t...

ISRAEL’S TREATMENT OF PALESTINIAN CHILDREN IN CUSTODY IN BREACH OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Sun Apr 23, 2017 - 02:32 pm - Joe Costello Speaking on Motion 92 at the Labour Party National Conference in Wexford, Joe Costello, former Minister for Trade and Development, accused the Israeli Government of flagrant breach of international hu...

KEYNOTE SPEECH BY BRENDAN HOWLIN TD AT THE 69TH NATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE IN WEXFORD

Sat Apr 22, 2017 - 08:20 pm - Brendan Howlin TD CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYI introduced Eamon Gilmore as leader in this room 10 years ago. So, Rebecca, you never know!Fáilte romhaibh uilig go Loch Garman!Seasann Páirtí an Lucht Oibre ar trí bhunphri...

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