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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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Illness Benefit delays unacceptable

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 02:03 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the delays in processing illness benefit payments are unacceptable, and that the responsible Minister for Social Protection and her Department must ensure a...

FG Ministers speaking out of both sides of their mouth on child deportations

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 12:22 pm - Jack O'Connor In response to the campaign to allow Eric Zhi Ying Zhu stay in his own country, Labour Party Chair and candidate for Wicklow, Jack O'Connor who is strongly supporting the campaign, has accused Fine Ga...

Tomorrow never comes on short term lets legislation

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 11:49 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised the government for the continued delay on Airbnb legislation.Speaking today Kevin Humphreys said:“It seems tomorrow never comes on short-term lets (Airb...

Children should not be deported

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 11:35 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Seanad Leader Ivana Bacik has called on the Minister for Justice to stop the deportation of children who are born in Ireland, and those who have spent most of their lives here.This follows the ...

Policing Authority must be retained

Wed Oct 17, 2018 - 04:55 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speaking in the Dáil on Statements on the Disclosures Tribunal, Labour Justice spokesperson Séan Sherlock made three key points:Ministers must account fully and accurately to the Dáil.That the Trib...

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