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Minister must attend Oireachtas Education Committee after hand sanitiser bungle

Fri Oct 23, 2020 - 07:19 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Answers needed as to why it took the Department two days to tell schools to withdraw the faulty hand sanitiser after it emerged they knew on Tuesday.Labour T.D Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has written to the...

Mother & Baby Homes Bill’s passage highlights continued need to engage with survivors

Fri Oct 23, 2020 - 04:49 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Speaking on the passage of the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020, Labour Group Seanad leader and Spokespe...

Answers needed on why Covid testing centre will close due to staff shortages

Fri Oct 23, 2020 - 11:45 am - Alan Kelly TD Donnelly needs to address the impact this will have on testing and what contingency measures will be put in placeAnswers are needed on the National Virus Reference Laboratory testing facility, the cou...

Answers needed on delay in recalling hand sanitiser

Fri Oct 23, 2020 - 09:01 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Audit needed of all the products used in schools and system that verifies that they are safeIssuing a press release at 11pm effectively closing affected schools is not acceptableLabour Education Spoke...

Utility disconnection ban must be reinstated as we enter Level 5

Thu Oct 22, 2020 - 02:46 pm - Senator Marie Sherlock Labour Senator Marie Sherlock has called on the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU) to reinstate the moratorium on utility disconnections which existed from March until June, as the count...