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  1. Yesterday’s arrests are a timely reminder of what Gardaí do every day to protect our communities

    Tue Nov 7, 2017 - 08:53 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party candidate for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has congratulated the Gardaí on their excellent detective work in Marino and across the city yesterday evening.Senator Ó R...
  2. O'Sullivan support for NCT-style inspections for private rental sector

    Mon Nov 6, 2017 - 05:12 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has pledged support for proposals by the housing charity Threshold for an NCT-style system of inspections for the private rental sector.Deputy O’Sul...
  3. Let’s aim for Industrial Peace in Irish Rail first

    Mon Nov 6, 2017 - 02:09 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to try to secure industrial peace in Irish Rail first before he seeks to apply his talents o...
  4. Latte levy lacks long-term vision - Bacik

    Mon Nov 6, 2017 - 12:05 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Party Environment spokesperson, Senator Ivana Bacik, has said the Government should have a long term-plan to ban non-compostable coffee cups as well as a coffee cup levy.This comes as the Minis...
  5. Irish Banks must come clean on offshore tax avoidance

    Mon Nov 6, 2017 - 11:28 am - Joan Burton TD Following the publication of details from the Paradise Papers, Labour spokesperson on Finance, Joan Burton TD has called on AIB and Bank of Ireland to come clean on the level of offshore tax avoidance...
  6. Lack of priority for staffing white collar crime investigations is shocking - Howlin

    Sun Nov 5, 2017 - 04:08 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has said it is shocking that both the Gardaí and the Government have failed to fill positions in the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.This comes ...
  7. Labour legislation on class action lawsuits would benefit tracker mortgage customers

    Sun Nov 5, 2017 - 12:20 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party TD for Longford/Westmeath Willie Penrose TD will introduce the Courts (Multi Party Actions) Bill 2017 in Dáil Éireann next week.This Bill will allow wronged tracker mortgage customers t...
  8. Time for a solar panel rooftop revolution - Ó Ríordáin

    Sat Nov 4, 2017 - 04:34 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin As the Citizens’ Assembly discuss how the State can respond to climate change, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the public sector can set the lead on...
  9. State must play active role in responding to climate change - Bacik

    Sat Nov 4, 2017 - 03:53 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Party spokesperson on the Environment, Senator Ivana Bacik, has said that the State must not shirk from responsibilities on climate change. This comes as the Citizens’ Assembly discusses the...
  10. Another day, another attention seeking idea from Independent Alliance - Sherlock

    Fri Nov 3, 2017 - 03:27 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party TD for Cork East and former Minister for Overseas Aid, Seán Sherlock TD, has criticised members of the Independent Alliance for their plan to go to North Korea to try bring world peace.D...
  11. Action needed to clamp down on sub-standard conditions in rental sector- O'Sullivan

    Fri Nov 3, 2017 - 01:10 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said local and central Government must drastically increase the level of inspection at registered rental properties, and move to clamp down on rog...
  12. Exchequer Returns show need to invest in vital infrastructure - Burton

    Thu Nov 2, 2017 - 05:23 pm - Joan Burton TD Responding to the latest Exchequer Returns, Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD, said:“Today’s Exchequer Returns to the 31st of October represent ten full months of the year, and  indicate...
  13. O'Sullivan shock at reports of sub-standard rental conditions in TV documentary

    Thu Nov 2, 2017 - 02:09 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed her shock at the appalling conditions of a number of rental properties in Dublin revealed in an RTÉ Investigates programme.Deputy O’S...
  14. Government must set out vision for third level funding - Ó Ríordáin

    Thu Nov 2, 2017 - 12:38 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government to set out their plans for the future funding of higher education.This comes as the European Commission...
  15. Report shows culture change needed in an Garda Síochána- Sherlock

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 04:45 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Justice, Seán Sherlock TD has said the independent report published today into falsified breath tests and wrongful convictions by an Gardaí reinforces the need for a cultural ...