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  1. Increasing pension age will also increase house prices

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 10:00 am - Ciara Kennedy Labour's general election candidate for Cork South Central, Ciara Kennedy, has warned that plans to increase the State pension age to 67 next year will also drive up house prices.Ciara said:"There are...
  2. GRA claims on armed back up must be answered urgently

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 08:43 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour General Election candidate for Louth, Senator Ged Nash has said claims made by the Garda Representative Association that Gardai were waiting hours for armed back up in Drogheda last week must b...
  3. CCPC must shoulder blame for insurance debacle

    Mon Jan 20, 2020 - 12:03 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission must come before the Public Accounts Committee in the next Dáil....
  4. Labour's plans for Women at Work

    Mon Jan 20, 2020 - 11:50 am - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party has today launched plans to tackle gender inequality in the workplace.“Women at Work” focuses on some of the key issues impacting women such as the Gender Pay Gap, childcare crisi...
  5. LABOUR YOUTH WELCOMES LABOUR COMMITMENT TO ELECTORAL COMMISSION POWERS TO INTRODUCE VOTES AT SIXTEEN

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 12:59 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has welcomed Labour leader, Brendan Howlin’s calls for the establishment of an Electoral Commission to among other things, devise a strategy to lower the voting age.Speaking on Howlin...
  6. Labour calls for Electoral Commission and extended voting rights

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 11:14 am - Brendan Howlin TD A strategy for Votes at 16 and organising election debates among key tasksLabour Leader Brendan Howlin today urged voters to ensure they are registered and to make their voice heard in the General Ele...
  7. Government abusing taxpayer’s money on glorified election ads

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 10:25 am - Senator Ged Nash An expensive advertisement on the front page of today’s Sunday Business Post promoting the February 1st rise in the National Minimum Wage is nothing more than a glorified election ad from FG, paid f...
  8. Labour launch solutions on getting Ireland moving

    Fri Jan 17, 2020 - 02:01 pm - The Labour Party The Labour Party has today launched a plan on Getting Ireland moving, which aims to cut congestion, promote regional jobs and create liveable communities.Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD said:...
  9. Labour welcomes FG u-turn on Mulvey-style Taskforces

    Fri Jan 17, 2020 - 01:20 pm - The Labour Party Labour Senators Ged Nash and Aódhan Ó Riordáin have welcomed the campaign u-turn from Fine Gael on Mulvey-style commissions in Drogheda today.They said:“Today in Drogheda the Taoiseach said after...
  10. Juliet O'Connell to run for Labour in Dun Laoghaire

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 04:27 pm - Cllr Juliet O'Connell The Labour Party has confirmed that Cllr Juliet O’Connell will run for the party in Dun Laoghaire in the upcoming General Election.Juliet is a first-time General Election candidate who reclaimed a c...
  11. Sneaky rate rise in Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme shows Govt out of touch with housing reality

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 02:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to revelations that interest rates under the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme have risen, Labour Limerick TD and spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD said:“I am appalled that t...
  12. FG Jobs Claim is Deceptive

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 12:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party, has said that Fine Gael is claiming credit for creating new jobs even though Brexit will cause a slow down in job growth as well as loss of jobs in certain ...
  13. More investment needed for crime prevention programmes

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 10:35 am - Andrew Montague Labour candidate for Dublin North-West, Andrew Montague has called for more investment in needed for crime prevention programmes.Mr Montague said:“Drug dealing, violent crime, burglary and antisocia...
  14. Real solutions needed to tackle crime on the Northside

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 10:33 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay-North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that there needs to be a Mulvey-style commission to tackle serious crime on the Northside of Dublin.Senator...
  15. Prominent Health campaigners support Kelly’s re-election campaign

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 04:10 pm - The Labour Party Labour Party Health spokesperson and General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly, has received the endorsements of two prominent health campaigners, Vicky Phelan and John Wall.Deputy Kelly sa...