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  1. Government accused of tolerating bogus self-employment fraud

    Thu Apr 12, 2018 - 04:30 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Senator Ged Nash has accused the government of tolerating high levels of bogus self-employment which he says represents nothing but the perpetration of a mass fraud on the State. The Labour Par...
  2. Minister Bruton needs to rule out student loan schemes

    Thu Apr 12, 2018 - 04:18 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, needs to rule out student loan schemes.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The G...
  3. Playing pitches across the country in danger because of Bord Pleanála decision

    Wed Apr 11, 2018 - 04:20 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has warned that An Bord Pleanála has put many playing pitches across the country in danger with their recent granting ...
  4. Banks must be compelled to engage with Mortgage to Rent Scheme

    Wed Apr 11, 2018 - 12:57 pm - Joan Burton TD With Central Bank figures showing over 14,000 households in long term arrears and at risk of repossession, Labour spokesperson on Finance Joan Burton has said it is essential that banks engage pro-act...
  5. Small donors show strength of grassroots support for Yes campaign

    Wed Apr 11, 2018 - 09:08 am - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party Equality spokesperson, Deirdre Kingston, has congratulated Together For Yes for exceeding their own fundraising targets three times in twenty four hours saying that the huge organic respo...
  6. House Hunter Queuing must be tackled by Minister & PRSA

    Tue Apr 10, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Community Affairs Cllr. Andrew Montague said it is unacceptable that people should have to consider waiting for days outside a new housing development in order to secure a place...
  7. Brexit underscores importance of Good Friday Agreement

    Tue Apr 10, 2018 - 04:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the impact Brexit will have underscores the importance of the settlement reached after d...
  8. Howlin calls on Coveney to raise latest Gaza tragedy at European Council

    Sat Apr 7, 2018 - 03:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, to raise the latest Israeli actions at the Gaza border at EU ...
  9. SDLP have role to play in future of Good Friday Agreement

    Sat Apr 7, 2018 - 02:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Northern Ireland, Brendan Howlin TD, has said the role of the SDLP cannot b...
  10. Bord Pleanála decision on St.Anne’s Park disappointing

    Fri Apr 6, 2018 - 11:38 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, expressed his bitter disappointment at the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a large scale housi...
  11. Up to 600 Social and Affordable homes could be lost in Minister for Housing’s Constituency - Humphreys

    Fri Apr 6, 2018 - 11:20 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party Representative for Dublin Bay South, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to clarify and publish the deal between his Department, Dublin City Co...
  12. Sherlock concern over latest HIQA report on foster services

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the findings of the latest HIQA report on Tusla foster care services in Dublin and Cavan/Monaghan, whic...
  13. Time for Ireland to close the Gender Pay Gap

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 03:26 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said the new British wage transparency reporting law has shone an important light on the existence of a substantial gender pay gap there, and that it is time for similar...
  14. Minister must make good on promises to SNAs

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 11:36 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Minister for Education and Skills, to ensure he keeps his promise to special needs assistants when it comes to ann...
  15. Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate for Wicklow

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 07:55 pm - Jack O'Connor Speaking after he was selected as the Labour Party Candidate to contest the next General Election in Wicklow, at a Selection Convention in the Glenview Hotel this evening Trade Unionist Jack O Connor ...