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2017 Winner of Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary Announced

Congratulations to the 2017 winner of the Labour Party Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary, Aaron Mills. Despite the chill in the morning air, there was a very warm welcome for Labour Party repres...

#OurFuture - Labour's Alternative budget

We have made clear that we don't believe there is enough space for any tax cuts in this Budget. Instead, we have argued for the construction of 5,000 public homes, and the funding of Sláintecare (a n...

Marching for Choice

As proud members of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment we marched in solidarity behind them with our own banner, flags and committed Party members. We took to the streets once again to show...

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Picture Palace will help put Galway on the film tourism map

Fri Feb 23, 2018 - 04:42 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Tourism Cllr Niall McNelis has welcomed the opening tonight of the Picture Palace in Galway, saying thenew cultural infrastructure will be a great boost to the west of Ireland a...

We must cut out the nonsense for suckler cow farmers

Thu Feb 22, 2018 - 11:42 am - Willie Penrose TD I will concentrate on the importance of the Mercosur negotiations. If their outcome and that of Brexit are not successful from our perspective, it is conceivable that our beef industry will be obliter...

Statement by Labour Party spokesperson on Housing and Local Government, Jan O'Sullivan TD on the National Planning Framework

Wed Feb 21, 2018 - 03:28 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Dáil Éireann, February 21st, 2018CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYPage 16 of the 177-page-long National Planning Framework has a section entitled Learning from the Past and it refers to the 2002 National Plann...

Fine Gael continue to ignore ongoing trolley crisis

Tue Feb 20, 2018 - 12:49 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has criticised the Government and HSE for failing to tackle the trolley crisis in our hospitals.Deputy Kelly said:“Six weeks after the Irish Nurses a...

Dublin transport summit needed to address Luas issues

Tue Feb 20, 2018 - 11:19 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Senator Kevin Humphreys has called for the Minister for Transport to bring together all public transport stakeholders in Dublin in a transport summit to rectify current t...

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