News & Media

  1. Next Government must restore Section 39 workers' pay

    Fri Feb 21, 2020 - 11:31 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly has said it is beyond time for Section 39 workers to have their pay restored.This comes as thousands of workers in Section 39 organisations are taking indu...
  2. All Party Committee on Future of Childcare Needed

    Thu Feb 20, 2020 - 06:07 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD for Cork East Seán Sherlock, speaking on the first sitting day of the 33rd Dáil has called for the establishment of an all party committee on the future of childcare and the early years se...
  3. Pension Provision for CE Supervisors is Government’s Duty

    Fri Feb 14, 2020 - 10:31 am - Ged Nash TD Ged Nash, Labour TD for Louth, spoke out in support of Community Employment Supervisors who are on strike today.Deputy Nash said: “Labour supports the strike action by CE supervisors today. While we...
  4. Brendan Howlin announces his intention to stand down as leader of The Labour Party

    Wed Feb 12, 2020 - 03:46 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking to his colleagues in the Parliamentary Labour Party this afternoon (12th February), Brendan Howlin informed them of his intention to stand down as leader once the process to elect a successor...
  5. Trolley figures forgotten crisis of GE2020 campaign

    Fri Feb 7, 2020 - 11:46 am - Alan Kelly TD In the wake of this morning’s INMO Trolley Watch figures, Labour Party health spokesperson and General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD has declared the crisis in our health system th...
  6. Colleges using accommodation crisis to make a quick buck

    Thu Feb 6, 2020 - 10:11 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Party Education spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that proposed 12% rent hikes for student accommodation in UCD are unacceptable.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“Third-level institutions...
  7. Only Labour has the Real Solutions for Change

    Wed Feb 5, 2020 - 02:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin as the General Election campaign enters the final 3 days. With 3 days to go in this Election the Labour Party has one central message to votersIf you want...
  8. Clear and decisive action needed on Tipperary polling date

    Wed Feb 5, 2020 - 10:53 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Minister Eoghan Murphy needs to take immediate decisive action on whether the election will take place in Tipperary ...
  9. Smith demands a new deal for Childcare

    Wed Feb 5, 2020 - 10:24 am - Duncan Smith TD Labour Dáil candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has said he stands by childcare workers who are protesting in Dublin today over pay and conditions.Cllr Smith said:“Early years educators...
  10. Childcare workers should be valued

    Wed Feb 5, 2020 - 09:20 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD., has said today’s protest by childcare workers again highlights the need to reform the childcare system.Deputy Sherlock said:“...
  11. Cancer screening programmes need additional investment

    Tue Feb 4, 2020 - 10:12 am - Alan Kelly TD On World Cancer Day, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the next Government must put a renewed focus on cancer prevention an making life easier for those who are living through ...
  12. New Govt must level playing field for teachers

    Tue Feb 4, 2020 - 08:57 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay North and Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has come out in full support of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) strike tod...
  13. Blueprint to develop Dublin as a sustainable city for living and working

    Mon Feb 3, 2020 - 07:00 pm - Joe Costello Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, and Cllr Joe Costello, Labour Party Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration launched proposals to develop  Dublin as a Sustainable City for Working and Living t...
  14. We'll build homes

    Mon Feb 3, 2020 - 01:10 pm - Jan O'Sullivan The Labour Party has today unveiled its fully costed plans to solve the housing crisis and eradicate homelessness. Speaking at the launch of the party’s proposals, Limerick TD and the Housing s...
  15. Commitment needed for social and affordable housing at Glass Bottle site

    Mon Feb 3, 2020 - 01:05 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Responding to the announcement that planning permission has finally been granted for the first phase of development at the Glass Bottle site in Ringsend, Labour Dáil candidate for Dublin Bay South, S...