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  1. Cork Commuters deserve addition December services.

    Tue Dec 4, 2018 - 02:49 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD for Cork Seán Sherlock has called on Irish Rail to expand sessional late night services to commuter routes in Cork for the Christmas season.  Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said: "At ...
  2. Treatment of staff and students by Grafton College a disgrace

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 04:04 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the government to fast-track the Qualifications and Quality Assurance Bill, in light of the overnight closure of yet another English language college. Com...
  3. Labour Youth elect new Chairperson and Executive Committee

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 03:58 pm - Labour Youth Ireland’s fastest growing youth movement, Labour Youth has this weekend elected a new Chairperson, Patrick Ahern, following a successful three day conference in County Wexford.Speaking after being e...
  4. Disability support must be integrated into all public housing - Lynch

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 01:00 pm - Kathleen Lynch Labour Spokesperson for Disability and general election candidate for Cork North Central, Kathleen Lynch has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to ensure that all public housing built by this government...
  5. Pembro needs to be made available ASAP

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 10:29 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said the drug Pembro needs to be available to Cervical Cancer patients sooner rather than later.Deputy Kelly said:“I welcome moves by Health Minist...
  6. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD to Labour Youth Conference

    Fri Nov 30, 2018 - 07:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I’d like to start by telling you an old story that illustrates the Labour perspective:A young girl asks her father, "Why is it so cold in the house?""We don't have any coal", he says."But why is the...
  7. The Dublin Fire Brigade provides crucial ambulance services.

    Thu Nov 29, 2018 - 04:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin TD today spoke in the Dáil about the importance of maintaining the Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service.Deputy Howlin said:"In June of this year, the Dáil pas...
  8. Minister must act to avoid industrial chaos in education

    Thu Nov 29, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson on Education Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the Minister for Education to act now to avoid industrial chaos follwing the ASTI rejection of the propsed pay deal. Coment...
  9. HOMELESS NUMBERS UP AGAIN DESPITE MANY NOT COUNTED

    Thu Nov 29, 2018 - 02:41 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has called on Minister Murphy to take action now to "stop the horror of homelessness that so many families and individuals dread."Deputy O'Sullivan s...
  10. Government continues to fail on climate change

    Thu Nov 29, 2018 - 11:25 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has described as a 'complete failure" the government's strategy to reduce carbon emissions. Commenting today Senator Humphreys said:"The Minister has admitted that we ar...
  11. Labour Bill should be adopted by the Government.

    Thu Nov 29, 2018 - 10:16 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Seanad Leader, Ivana Bacik, has welcomed the cross-party support received for the Labour Party's Bill designed to close the gender pay gap.Commenting today Senator Bacik said:"I was delighted t...
  12. HIV testing should be free and readily available

    Wed Nov 28, 2018 - 04:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the government to take action on raising awareness of HIV testing and treatment.Deputy Howlin said:"The rise in rates of HIV diagnosis in recent ye...
  13. If Gov were serious about closing Gender Pay Gap they'd accept Labour Bill

    Wed Nov 28, 2018 - 04:31 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Government to use the Labour Party legislation to implement gender pay gap reporting.This comes as the Labour group in the Dáil progresses le...
  14. Remarks by Brendan Howlin on Labour’s Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill 2017

    Wed Nov 28, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I want to thank parties on all sides of this house for assisting Labour’s Bill to pass through all stages in the Seanad: the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) B...
  15. OPW spending on Papal Visit needs to be fully detailed

    Tue Nov 27, 2018 - 05:30 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Spokesperson on Heritage and Culture has called on the Chairman of the Oireachtas Finance Committee to invite the OPW before the committee to provide clarification on spending regarding the Pap...