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  1. Proposal on Corporation Tax and Rainy Day Fund lack economic coherence

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Joan Burton TD In advance of the publication of the Summer Economic Statement, and responding to the suggestion by the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe, that a portion of Corporation Tax revenue should be alloca...
  2. Jack O Connor opens Campaign Office and launches online survey on Decent Work

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Jack O'Connor The Labour Party in Co Wicklow is today opening a Campaign Office at 7 Marine Tce , Strand Road, Bray. Coinciding with this, the Party has launched an online survey to highlight the co-relation betwee...
  3. A Trump Cruelty too far - Howlin asks Coveney to raise treatment of immigrant children with Pompeo

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called on Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney to raise the issue of children being separated from their parents by US immigration authorities in Texas...
  4. If Northern Ireland’s Tectonic Plates are Shifting, it is Time to Prepare

    Sun Jun 17, 2018 - 12:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin, responding to reported remarks by the Taoiseach during the week that the “tectonic plates” in Northern Ireland are shifting, has repeated his call for a Forum, ...
  5. Another Fine Gael fail in health

    Sun Jun 17, 2018 - 11:32 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has criticised the Government’s failure to appoint an Executive Director to oversee the implantation of Sláintecare.Deputy Kelly said:“Almost 18 mo...
  6. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD to the 2018 Tom Johnson Summer School

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 08:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I want to start by thanking everyone in Labour Youth for all of their work in support of the Labour values of equality and justice.Thanks in particular to Labour Youth’s chairperson, Chloe Manahan, ...
  7. Sinn Féin bottle it on No confidence motion

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 01:26 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has questioned why Sinn Féin have failed to table a motion of no confidence in the Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy in their private members time next Wednesday following...
  8. Young people should not be going hungry to pay rent

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 12:58 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the findings of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Housing survey, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan has said that the Government urgently needs to link rent to the cos...
  9. Labour Chairperson, Jack O Connor, calls for a Referendum to enshrine the Right to Representation at Work in the Constitution

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 10:14 am - Jack O'Connor Speaking at the Tom Johnson Summer School, in Limerick, the Chairperson of the Labour Party, Jack O Connor, has called for a Referendum to enshrine the Right to Representation at Work in the Constitut...
  10. Party Leaders playing games as Brexit summit looms

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 09:57 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking ahead of the Tom Johnson Summer School, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD has said it is clear the Government are intent on bluffing their way to the summer recess, rather than offer sol...
  11. Labour Youth welcomes launch of the MASI right to work campaign

    Fri Jun 15, 2018 - 03:09 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has welcomed the launch of The Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland's Right to Work Campaign in Liberty Hall.Labour Youth Chairperson, Chloe Manahan said:"MASI has the full solidarity and s...
  12. Address by Brendan Howlin to members of the Scottish and Welsh Parliamentary Labour Party

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 05:15 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party (Ireland)Addressing the Scottish and Welsh Parliamentary Labour Party Meeting, 11.30am, Thursday 14th June 2018A few years ago, it was fair to ...
  13. Nash secures Government backing for apology to men convicted under 'draconian laws'

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 11:00 am - Senator Ged Nash A Labour Party motion apologising to men who were convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex sexual acts prior to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in June 1993 has received government backing....
  14. Housing Crisis gets worse under a year of Varadkar & Murphy

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 10:19 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that the Government have made little movement when it comes to housing in the year since Leo Varadkar was elected Taoiseach.Deputy O’...
  15. Irish Labour Leader to meet with UK colleagues on Brexit

    Wed Jun 13, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD will visit London on Thursday 14th June to meet with prominent members of the UK Labour Party and Trade Union movement, including the Shadow Secretary of State fo...