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Minister needs to announce a financial package this week, if schools are to return in September

Tue Jul 7, 2020 - 05:03 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD The Minister for Education needs to announce a financial package this week, if schools are to return in September as intended according to Labour Education Spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.Ó Ríord...

Report on children's Experiences of Direct Provision “troubling”

Tue Jul 7, 2020 - 04:03 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party’s spokesperson on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, Senator Ivana Bacik has described as “troubling” a report on the experiences of children in Direct Provision, p...

New parents must not be forced to choose between childcare and returning to work

Tue Jul 7, 2020 - 02:18 pm - Senator Marie Sherlock The Government must step up and support new parents who are being faced with an unacceptable choice between securing childcare and fully returning to work, according to Labour Spokesperson on Employme...

Labour Leader Alan Kelly announces new team of spokespeople

Tue Jul 7, 2020 - 11:00 am - Alan Kelly TD Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party’s spokesperson team, Labour Party Leader, Alan Kelly TD, has said with a new Government in place, the work of the Labour Party is now focused on holding th...

Minister needs to address the case of Leaving Cert students who may not be eligible for predicted grades

Mon Jul 6, 2020 - 03:41 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD The Minister for Education needs to address the case of Leaving Cert students who may be ineligible for predicted grades because they are self-taught according to Labour Education Spokesperson Aodhán...