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  1. Nash welcomes massive Pharma investment in Louth

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 12:39 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs & Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash has welcomed the announcment of the first major Chinese biopharma investment in Ireland by WuXi Biologics that will ...
  2. Howlin remarks at Barnier meeting in Dundalk

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 10:00 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the all-island civic dialogue meeting with Michel Barnier in Dundalk today, Monday 30th April, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD outlined the need for absolute clarity by the June meet...
  3. Kelly calls for Health Committee to meet on CervicalCheck controversy

    Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 06:18 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has called for the Oireachtas Health Committee to meet next week on the revelations about the cervical cancer screening programme.Deputy Kelly said:"The revela...
  4. McDonald's remarks on Westminister are self serving and wrong

    Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has described Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald’s remarks that Brexit could not be stopped or ameliorated at Westminster as 100% wrong.Responding to remarks by t...
  5. Minister needs to put plans for future funding of higher education on the official record

    Fri Apr 27, 2018 - 09:20 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the Ministers for Higher Education to put her plans for future funding of higher education on the record of both Houses of the Oireac...
  6. Vicky Phelan should have been treated with care and compassion by HSE

    Thu Apr 26, 2018 - 01:35 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called for an investigation into CervicalCheck.This follows Vicky Phelan’s case in the High Court and the fact that fourteen other women who were...
  7. Nash announces up to 100 new jobs for Drogheda

    Wed Apr 25, 2018 - 12:21 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has announced the creation of up to 100 new jobs at the PCI Pharma Services facility in the Donore Industrial Estate, Drogheda.The new high containment packaging facility in the town ...
  8. Urgent action needed to speed up social housing delivery

    Wed Apr 25, 2018 - 11:31 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed concern at the low numbers of social housing units built by local authorities across the country last year, and said the pace of deliver...
  9. Government proposal on Digital Age of Consent at 13 now redundant

    Wed Apr 25, 2018 - 10:31 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Sean Sherlock TD has said that the announcement by Whatsapp that it would raise the minimum age from 13 to 16 shows that the Government's proposal is...
  10. Disregard of Centenary of Anti-Conscription Strike further evidence of drift from positive neutrality

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 08:00 pm - Jack O'Connor Government’s complete disregard of today’s Centenary of the Anti-Conscription Strike further evidence of drift from Irelands traditional policy of positive neutrality.Speaking at a Labour Party ev...
  11. Labour to host roundtable discussion in Dublin on shaping ‘A New Republic’

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Alex White, Cllr The Labour Party will host the first in a series of roundtable discussions in Dublin tomorrow as part of a nationwide project to draft and publish a new Democratic Programme for Ireland.The party inte...
  12. Anti-conscription strike saved thousands of lives

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On the centenary of the anti-conscription strike of 1918, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has highlighted the historic significance of the events that occurred a century ago today that led to th...
  13. Care compassion and choice needed

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 03:14 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking in advance of her public meeting on repealing the 8th amendment on Monday night in Castleknock, former Tánaiste and Labour TD for Dublin West Joan Burton TD has called for care, compassion a...
  14. Time for action on 'voluntary' contributions and capitation grants

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 11:41 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said parents shouldn’t be forced to pick up the tab for Government cutbacks when it comes to educating their children.It comes as th...
  15. An Post must go back to the drawing board

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Joe Costello Speaking after statements and interviews from An Post in recent days, Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello said:"There are too many contradictions in the policy statements emanating...