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  1. Hannigan To Pedal Off on ‘Bike the Border’ Tour

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 11:55 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate On Saturday 9th March, Labour Party Euro candidate for Midlands North West, Dominic Hannigan, will kick off his ‘Bike the Border’ tour.Over the weekend Dominic will travel from Omeath in Co. Louth...
  2. Time to end gender separation in our primary school

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 11:54 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that it is is time to end gender separation in our primary schools.Senator Ó Ríordáin said: “The fact that so many of our pri...
  3. Government must consider rollout of a free school books scheme

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 03:53 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin This World Book Day, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government to ensure that school books are free for primary school children.Senator Ó Ríordáin sai...
  4. Minister Murphy must not leave loan applicants in limbo

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 03:47 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Fingal, Brendan Ryan, has called on the Minister for Housing to secure further funding for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme as soon as possible.Deputy Ryan said:"Following the Min...
  5. IDA should construct Advanced Building in Mullingar now

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 02:10 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has described as 'deeply disappointing' the response of the IDA to his request for the construction of an advanced building in Mullingar. Adva...
  6. Take an Irish Stand on St Patrick’s Day

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 12:41 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has today announced that the ‘Irish Stand’ will renew its anti-racism campaign on St Patrick’s Day with a vigil at the Famine Memorial in Dublin at 3pm.He will be j...
  7. Report vindicates decision to hike Minimum Wage

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 08:38 am - Senator Ged Nash 2016 minimum wage increase narrows wage gap between top 10% and bottom 10% of earners by 8%Welcoming the finding in today’s report from the ESRI that found that the 2016 national minimum wage increa...
  8. Dedicated capital funding needed for Domestic Violence Accommodation

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 12:30 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Equality Spokesperson and Dáil Candidate, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston (Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown) has called for Minister Murphy to make capital funding available to every local authority in the coun...
  9. Mininster Harris cannot walk back commitment on free contraception

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 11:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour TD for Limerick and Chair of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Jan O'Sullivan, has called on the Minister not to back peddle on previous commitments to deliver o...
  10. Dublin Bus must stop discriminating against UCD students

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 10:03 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has called on Dublin Bus to reverse its decision not to pick students up at UCD at night, and to work with students, An Garda Síochána, and the Universi...
  11. Labour Euro Parliament candidates respond to Macron

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 04:52 pm - The Labour Party Speaking in response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s letter to the citizens of Europe published in the Irish Times and across all 28 EU member states, Labour’s three European Parliament cand...
  12. Government letting down struggling home savers

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 04:17 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith, Local Candidate Labour Cllr and Chair of the Fingal Housing SPC Duncan Smith, has called on the Fine Gael Government and Minister for Housing to urgently increase the resources available to the Home Loan Scheme as co...
  13. Low-interest loans needed for homeowners impacted by serious safety defects

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 03:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Local Candidate Labour Party General election candidate for Dublin South Central, Rebecca Moynihan, has called on the Government should establish a low interest loan fund for householders whose homes have been hit by...
  14. Minister Murphy's failure to secure Home Loan Scheme funding inexcusable

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 02:56 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has described the government's failure to secure funding for the Home Loan Scheme ‘inexcusable’. This follows revelations yesterday that Local Authorit...
  15. Extra cash needed for Home Loan Scheme

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 12:08 pm - Alan Mangan Labour Local representative, and General Election Candidate for Longford-Westmeath, Alan Mangan, has called on the Fine Gael Government and the Minister for Housing to urgently increase the resources ...