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  1. Remarks by Brendan Howlin TD on Direct Provision

    Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 06:20 pm - Brendan Howlin TD According to a Spending Review, published by the Department of Justice in August of this year, there are presently 39 Direct Provision centres in operation. Seven of them are State-owned but all the c...
  2. Rising Rent in Waterford Among the Highest In Ireland - Time for a Rent Freeze

    Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 03:02 pm - Cllr John Pratt Waterford Labour Cllr and Mayor of Waterford, John Pratt has said the Government has failed renters in Waterford, after the latest report from Daft showed yearly rent increases of 11.5 and 5.5 per cen...
  3. Galway is a diverse city - Grealish comments demean us

    Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 11:54 am - Niall McNelis Labour Party General Election candidate for Galway West, Niall McNelis has expressed his concern about the comments of Deputy Noel Grealish in the Dáil.Councillor McNelis said:“Noel Grealish is rig...
  4. FG peddling private healthcare agenda in Fingal

    Wed Nov 13, 2019 - 11:05 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour Party by-election candidate for Fingal, Duncan Smith, has said the proposed 40 bed day hospital for Swords will do very little to address the healthcare needs and concerns of people in Fingal.C...
  5. Pension age hike must be halted

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 03:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to Labour’s proposal to halt the rise of the pension age, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on the government to accept that we don’t need to raise the...
  6. Labour LGBT supports call for National Gender Service Investigation

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 01:49 pm - Labour Lgbt Labour LGBT, the LGBT section of the Irish Labour Party is officially supporting calls for an an investigation into the National Gender Service at St Colmcilles Hospital, Loughlinstown, Dublin.Speakin...
  7. Full school fire audit needed

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a full audit of fire safety resources in schools.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“It is time for a full audit of all fire safety ...
  8. Govt failing renters in Fingal

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour By-Election candidate for Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has said the Government is continuing to fail renters in Dublin North County.It comes as the latest quarterly report from Daft.ie shows aver...
  9. Gridlock: Traffic cameras needed in bus lanes

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 12:06 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has slammed the move by Minister Ross not to legislate to install traffic cameras on bus lanes to fine drivers who use them illegally.Senator...
  10. Rental crisis- time to freeze rents

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 08:34 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Deputy Jan O’Sullivan has said it is time for a rent freeze to be introduced to give renters a much needed break.It comes as the latest quarterly rental report from Daft....
  11. Government have no vision for Midlands

    Mon Nov 11, 2019 - 05:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the closure of ESB plants in the Midlands, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the government has no vision and is not providing enough hope of good em...
  12. Together we can build an Equal Society

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 08:27 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD to Labour Party Annual Conference 2019.Our country is at a crossroads again.Labour wants everyone to share our country’s wealth, but others do not.The choic...
  13. Clarity needed on National Maternity Hospital site

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 02:23 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD has called on Minister for Health to take control of the situation regarding the National Maternity Hospital.This comes as the former master of the N...
  14. We must make our voice heard for those who need us

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 10:30 am - Alan Mangan Good morning fellow delegatesOn behalf of the Longford Westmeath Labour Party I want to thank you for coming to this year’s National Labour Conference here in MullingarBut I hope to see you again ne...
  15. Labour to outline plans for An Equal Society

    Fri Nov 8, 2019 - 03:28 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party’s annual national conference takes place in Mullingar tomorrow and will focus on the party’s commitment to Building an Equal Society.The conference will also see the official laun...