News & Media

  1. Labour Deliver for Waterford

    Fri Dec 13, 2019 - 02:39 pm - Cllr John Pratt Commenting on the passing of the Waterford Council Budget, Mayor of Waterford City and County Council and Labour General Election candidate for Waterford, Cllr John Pratt said:"In June 2019, the Labou...
  2. Penrose Bill to address defined benefit pensions

    Thu Dec 12, 2019 - 05:26 pm - Willie Penrose TD I’m glad to be speaking today on Labour’s Pensions (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2017. I should say from the outset that the Labour Party will always support the right of every person to have dece...
  3. Toxic racism has entered our politics - Ryan

    Thu Dec 12, 2019 - 05:20 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Racism should not be allowed to take root in our society.It is not inevitable and we must take action to stamp it out, especially in our politics. Our equality laws prohibit discrimination of emp...
  4. We need to protect our most vulnerable children- O'Sullivan

    Thu Dec 12, 2019 - 02:42 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to today's report on homeless families by the Mercy Law Resource Centre, Labour spokesperson on Housing Deputy Jan O’Sullivan said:“It is shocking to read that a woman who had given bir...
  5. Women on boards: legally binding quotas needed

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 02:37 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Responding to today’s ‘Balance for Better Business’ report showing there is still a serious imbalance for women at leadership levels in Irish companies, Labour Senator Ivana Bacik said:“This r...
  6. More community policing needed in Dublin South Central

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 02:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan Following the publication of the University of Limerick report into criminal behaviour networks in Dublin South Central, Labour Party representative for the South West Inner City, Rebecca Moynihan, ha...
  7. A UK Labour Government is best for Ireland

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 01:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on pre-European Council statements in the Dáil, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin said that a UK government led by the British Labour Party would be far better for Ireland because only Labour is ...
  8. Drug report: Community voices need to be heard

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 11:56 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to today’s report on organised crime and drug dealing in Dublin’s South Inner City, Dublin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin commented: “Sadly it doesn’t come as a major surp...
  9. Time for HSE senior officials to see conditions at UHL first-hand

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 11:25 am - Alan Kelly TD Following today’s Oireachtas Health committee, Alan Kelly TD, has ensured the Chief Executive of the HSE will visit University Hospital Limerick with members of the Health Committee to see the condi...
  10. Urgent response needed on mumps outbreak

    Tue Dec 10, 2019 - 12:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said an urgent response is needed to the large scale outbreak of the mumps.Deputy Kelly said:“So far in 2019, we have seen a 436% increase in rep...
  11. Action needed to reduce fuel poverty

    Tue Dec 10, 2019 - 11:44 am - Sean Sherlock TD Responding to today’s St. Vincent de Paul report, 'Growing up in the Cold', Labour spokesperson on Children, Seán Sherlock T.D, said:“Families today are already faced with massive outgoings, such...
  12. 1.5% pay rise offer an insult to school secretaries

    Mon Dec 9, 2019 - 04:10 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour’s Employment Spokesperson Ged Nash has described a 1.5% pay rise offered by the Department of Education & Skills to school secretaries as “insulting and derisory”.He said;“School se...
  13. Ó Ríordáin to host briefing on FAI finances on Tuesday at 10am

    Mon Dec 9, 2019 - 02:37 pm - The Labour Party Tomorrow, Tuesday 10th December, Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin will host a briefing on the current state of finances within the FAI. The briefing will take place at 10am and will last an ...
  14. Dublin City Council has run out of money to refurbish vacant social units

    Fri Dec 6, 2019 - 10:55 am - Alison Gilliland Cllr Alison Gilliland, Labour Party Councillor and Chairperson of DCC Strategic Policy Committee for Housing said:"At Thursdays meeting of the Dublin City Council's Strategic Policy Committee for Hous...
  15. Further Questions need to be answered following RCOG review

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 05:54 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the HSE, Department of Health and RCOG have further questions to answer following the publication of the Report of the Independent Expert...