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Young people’s opinions sought on the future of Ireland

The Labour Party is looking for submissions from young people all over Ireland on our project to rewrite the ‘Democratic Programme’ for the 21 st Century.  // What are the guiding principles ...

Time to separate Church and State in Education

Originally published on the Journal.ie, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin writes asking, if the constitution is the problem, then the models previously used such as the Citizens' Assembly should be utilis...

Apply for the 2018 Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

Now in its third year, the Labour Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour Group on Dublin Corporation who was killed in the 1916 Easter Rising,...

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Tax Breaks for Developers are wrong

Thu Sep 20, 2018 - 12:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On Leaders Questions in the Dáil, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin asked the Tánaiste if the Government plans to bring in special tax cuts for developers and speculators who have been hoarding vac...

Radical approach needed to encourage more teachers from disadvantaged backgrounds

Thu Sep 20, 2018 - 11:39 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called for a new, radical approach in all teaching colleges to encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to consider teaching as...

Labour Women and Labour Youth welcome official repeal of the 8th amendment

Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 10:16 am - Labour Women Labour Women and Labour Youth have welcomed the official repeal of the 8th Amendment.Commenting Labour Youth chair Chloe Manahan said"Now there is no official legal impediment we are calling on govern...

Home Loan Scheme isn't working - Rent to Buy scheme needed

Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 08:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking in response to difficulty many people are having in qualifying for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan TD spoke about the need to make the sche...

Howlin expresses sympathy at death of former Labour TD William (Billy) Murphy

Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 07:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has expressed his sympathy to the family, friends and constituents of former Labour Party TD for Cork West, William (Billy) Murphy.Deputy Howlin said:"William or ...

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