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Recess announcement of regional health reforms raises multiple questions

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - 05:50 pm - Alan Kelly TD Responding to the announcement of new HSE regional structures, Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly asked why was this announcement delayed until the Dáil was in recess, expressed surprise at the Mi...

Urgent appeal needed on Citizenship ruling

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - 05:47 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson Seán Sherlock has called on the Minister to swiftly address the impact of a High Court ruling today on citizenship by appealing it, and providing clarification on the impa...

Hedge cutting decision common sense move

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - 01:23 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Culture and Hertigate not to implement extended hedge cutting periods allowed for under the Heritage Act (2018) but has cri...

Who will take responsibility for Tracker Mortgage Scandal?

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - 11:54 am - Joan Burton TD After years of investigations and a long campaign by thousands of mortgage holders, the Central Bank published its final report into the examination of tracker mortgages in Irish banks.It details how ...

Plastic beads in Grand Canal a risk to wildlife

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - 09:26 am - Mary Freehill Labour Councillor for Kimmage Rathmines in Dublin City Council has outlined the lack of accountability and action from Waterways Ireland in responding to plastic pollution on the Grand Canal where sma...