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  1. 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...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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 ...
  12. Taoiseach and PM May need to get directly involved in NI talks

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 01:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Leader Brendan Howlin TD has again called on the Taoiseach and British Prime Minister to directly intervene in the Northern Ireland talks.It comes as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Ja...
  13. Tackling low pay is an equality issue - Nash

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 12:01 pm - Senator Ged Nash Commenting on the launch of the ESRI study into the minimum wage in Ireland, Labour Party spokesperson on Employment, Senator Ged Nash has said that the Government must make moves to introduce a livin...
  14. Resolution urgently needed in Rail dispute- Humphreys

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 11:05 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has said that every possible effort must be made to avoid further days of travel chaos for Irish Rail passengers in the run up to Christmas.Sena...
  15. RTÉ has questions to answer over hiring practices and contracts

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 12:01 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Senator Ged Nash has said that RTÉ has serious questions to answer over the nature of its employment contracts and hiring practices.Senator Nash commented:“Revelations on RTÉ’s Driv...