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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,...

Have your say on #aNewRepublic

The Labour Party’s current project ‘A New Republic’ invites people across Ireland to take a step back and look at the big picture of where we as a society want to be in 100 years’ time, and wh...

Sherlock - Why I am voting Yes on May 25th

Our TD for Cork East, tell's us why he is voting Yes on May 25th.  For me, it’s simple: Like it or not, Ireland already has abortion. The question is not whether we want abortion here, it’s wheth...

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Persistence in Pursuing Equality Agenda Does Eventually Pay Off

Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 06:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Labour Party Leader on Dáil motion on 25th Anniversary of the Decriminalisation of HomosexualityDáil Éireann, 19th June 2018We have moved within a generation from a time when gay men and ...

Donohoe misleading public on up to €2.2 billion available for new measures in Budget 2019

Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 05:58 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has highlighted that there is actually up to €2.2 billion available in the fiscal space for new measures in Budget 2019 before any new revenue raising or savi...

Build Social and Affordable Homes, Taoiseach

Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the Summer Economic Statement, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that it we are unlikely to see an affordable housing scheme from Fine Gael in the upcoming b...

No mention of childcare sector in Summer Economic Statement

Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:25 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs has expressed his disappointment that there is no mention of the childcare sector in the Summer Economic Statement published today despite the strain ...

Proposal on Corporation Tax and Rainy Day Fund lack economic coherence

Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Joan Burton TD In advance of the publication of the Summer Economic Statement, and responding to the suggestion by the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe, that a portion of Corporation Tax revenue should be alloca...

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