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  1. Dialogue needed between Catalonia and Spain

    Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 06:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the Catalonian declaration of independence, Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has said dialogue is needed between Catalonia and Spain.Deputy How...
  2. Howlin calls on Harris to reject Phoenix

    Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 05:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Following continuing controversy over the naming of the National Children’s Hospital, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has today called on Simon Harris to put an end to the idea of the hospital being na...
  3. Labour Party Leader welcomes Coveney remarks on Brexit

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 04:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed remarks by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney, indicating that Brexit talks could not pro...
  4. Extend Timeline for Submissions to National Planning Framework

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 02:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly, has called today on Minister Eoghan Murphy to extend the timeline for submissions to the National Planning Framework by at least a month beyond November 10th to en...
  5. Vacant homes the low-hanging fruit needed to tackle the homeless emergency- O'Sullivan

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 12:44 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD has urged the Government to make use of the thousands of vacant homes lying idle across the country in a bid to quickly tackle the homeless crisis.It co...
  6. Health Service needs to prepare for challenging winter- Burton

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 05:13 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD Joan Burton has said the country needs to prepare for the possibility of a challenging winter ahead for the health service.Deputy Burton said:“Just as the country recently prepared for Sto...
  7. Do nothing Dáil votes to do nothing on housing- O'Sullivan

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 04:07 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the failure of the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil majority to pass anything at all in response to this week’s Private Members’ motion on the ...
  8. We need to see personal accountability from banks - Howlin

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 04:03 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has said we need to see personal accountability from the banks in light of the tracker mortgage scandal.Deputy Howlin said:“Just a few short years ago the bank...
  9. Speech by Jan O'Sullivan TD on the National Planning Framework

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 02:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD I welcome the opportunity to participate in this debate.  I also took the opportunity to send in a submission, on behalf of my party, in the earlier consultation phase.  This has been going on since...
  10. Post EU Council Statement by Brendan Howlin

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 04:58 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Post EU Council Statement by Brendan Howlin in Dáil Éireann, 25th October 2017. The EU Council last week came to number of important conclusions on Migration, Digital Europe, Security & Defence,...
  11. Local community shocked by woman's killing in North Inner City

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 04:38 pm - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration and resident of the North Inner city Joe Costello has said the local community is shocked by the violent killing of a woman in the area.Mr Costello said:"The ...
  12. Labour Gender Pay Gap Bill to be debated in the Seanad

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 02:30 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party’s Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2017 will be debated at Committee Stage in the Seanad this evening, after passing second stage in May. The Bill seeks to drive down the existing ge...
  13. One Street shows the way on Housing Crisis

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 02:17 pm - Dermot Lacey, Cllr In advance of a sod turning ceremony for 19 new homes in Beech Hill, Dublin 4, Labour Leader on Dublin City Council, Councillor Dermot Lacey highlighted that it has taken several years and many obstac...
  14. No sign of scheme for mobility allowance in 2017

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 01:35 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has criticised Minister Finian McGrath on delays to establishing a new mobility scheme to assist those with...
  15. Water committee prevented from debating referendum proposal- O'Sullivan

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 01:26 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour member of the Oireachtas Water Committee Deputy Jan O’Sullivan has expressed her surprise and disappointment that two of her amendments to the Water Services Bill have been ruled out of order...