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Remarks by Brendan Howlin TD on Direct Provision

Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 06:20 pm - Brendan Howlin TD According to a Spending Review, published by the Department of Justice in August of this year, there are presently 39 Direct Provision centres in operation. Seven of them are State-owned but all the c...

Rising Rent in Waterford Among the Highest In Ireland - Time for a Rent Freeze

Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 03:02 pm - Cllr John Pratt Waterford Labour Cllr and Mayor of Waterford, John Pratt has said the Government has failed renters in Waterford, after the latest report from Daft showed yearly rent increases of 11.5 and 5.5 per cen...

Galway is a diverse city - Grealish comments demean us

Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 11:54 am - Niall McNelis Labour Party General Election candidate for Galway West, Niall McNelis has expressed his concern about the comments of Deputy Noel Grealish in the Dáil.Councillor McNelis said:“Noel Grealish is rig...

FG peddling private healthcare agenda in Fingal

Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 11:05 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour Party by-election candidate for Fingal, Duncan Smith, has said the proposed 40 bed day hospital for Swords will do very little to address the healthcare needs and concerns of people in Fingal.C...

Pension age hike must be halted

Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 03:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to Labour’s proposal to halt the rise of the pension age, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on the government to accept that we don’t need to raise the...