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Apply for the Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

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, Councillor Richard O...

Munster technological university would result in top honours

Opposition to the creation of technological universities has come from many quarters over recent years. The role of members of the Higher Education Authority is not to undermine stated government poli...

Restoring Trust and Confidence in an Garda Síochána

Brendan Howlin addressing the MacGill Summer School 2017 on the topic of restoring trust and confidence in an Garda Síochána....

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Strategy needed to attract more healthcare workers from UK

Fri Sep 22, 2017 - 04:09 pm - Alan Kelly TD Following news that 10,000 EU nationals have left the NHS since the Brexit vote, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly has called on the HSE to use Brexit as a way to address staff shortages in...

Zero Hours announcement a Labour win

Fri Sep 22, 2017 - 01:10 pm - Labour Youth has today welcomed the announcement that zero hour contracts are to be outlawed.Labour Youth National Chairperson Kevin Donoghue commented:“The issue of zero hour contracts is something...

Nash calls on Government to publish 'if & when' contracts legislation now

Fri Sep 22, 2017 - 10:17 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment Senator Ged Nash who initiated the process to ban zero hour contracts and better regulate the area of precarious work has called on the government to publish th...

Speech by Brendan Howlin TD at Kildare North Labour selection convention

Thu Sep 21, 2017 - 09:13 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Good evening all.It’s great to see such a turnout here to support both Emmet and Fergus.The last twelve months have not represented Irish politics finest hour.Having squabbled for 70 days, Fianna F...

Speech by Brendan Howlin TD to the Chartered Accountants Ireland Conference

Thu Sep 21, 2017 - 04:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Good afternoon,Thank you for the invitation to be here with you this afternoon.Your theme of ‘Speaking Up’ is one that is particularly appropriate and timely in the context of affairs both foreign...

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