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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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Labour to bring forward legislation to amend citizenship law

Sat Oct 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At a meeting of the Labour Party Executive Board today, it was agreed that the Party would bring forward legislation to provide for citizenship of children born here to non-nationals.This follows the ...

Chaotic breakdown in the delivery of Illness Benefit

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 04:50 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party Spokesperson for Social Protection has said the delays in processing illness benefit payments are unacceptable, and that the responsible Minister for Social Protection and her Department ...

Authentic Foods have treated workers disgracefully

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 04:29 pm - Senator Ged Nash Responding to the news that Authentic Foods in Dundalk is set to close, local Senator and Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Ged Nash said;“Since the rumours started some time ago that the compa...

Growing Risk of No Deal Brexit

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the EU summit and the speech by British Prime Minster Theresa May, Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD said that the risk of a damaging conclusion to the talks is gro...

Price increases bad news for Dublin commuters

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 11:14 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour's Transport Spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has described  Luas and Dublin Bus fares increases as bad news for commuters.Senator Humphreys commented:“At a time where we are trying to encourage ...

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