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  1. New Binding EU Waste Recycling Targets Require Major Rethink on Ringaskiddy Incinerator

    Mon Apr 15, 2019 - 08:07 am - Sheila Nunan ‘As EU advises ‘caution’ on increasing incinerator capacity in Ireland, we must invest in recycling and green jobs’Ireland South Labour European election candidate, Sheila Nunan has warned tha...
  2. Howlin calls for a Legally Binding Overseas Aid Target of 0.7% GNI

    Fri Apr 12, 2019 - 10:29 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the debate on the Government’s overseas aid policy, Labour leader Brendan Howlin TD called for a law, like in the UK, to ensure all governments are obliged to meet Ireland’s target of ...
  3. Penrose calls for Killucan Station to be reopened

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 02:18 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose TD has asked the Minister for Rural and Community Affairs, Michael Ring, to make funds available through the Rural Regeneration Fund to reopen Kil...
  4. Kingston welcomes Tusla's review of domestic violence accommodation

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 10:36 am - Cllr Deirdre Kingston Labour Spokesperson for Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the extension of Tulsa's review of the numbers of refuge spaces needed for domestic abuse victims. Cllr. Kingston said;"I wel...
  5. Humphreys welcomes announcement of homes for Poolbeg West

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 09:27 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the news that An Bord Pleanála has approved a proposed housing development for Poolbeg West and has called on Minister Murphy to expedite th...
  6. Dominic Hannigan responds to Peter Casey announcement

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 04:55 pm - Dominic Hannigan Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European Election candidate in the Midlands North West constituency, has issued the following statement in response to Peter Casey’s announcement today (10.04....
  7. It is time for a state-led approach to housing

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Speech by Deputy Brendan Ryan in Dáil Éireann on Labour's housing motion 'Building Homes for the Future'. Deputy Ryan said;The time for a state-led approach to housing is long overdue...
  8. We must provide employment opportunities for our young people

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 03:16 pm - Sheila Nunan Sheila Nunan expresses concern at youth unemployment figures Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, responded to new employment figures published at yesterday’s ‘Future of Work...
  9. Fine Gael must admit their housing policies are not working

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 03:02 pm - Willie Penrose TD Speech by Deputy Willie Penrose in Dáil Éireann on Labour's housing motion 'Building Homes for the Future'. Deputy Penrose said;I am proud that Labour has brought forward this motion, based on ...
  10. Hannigan calls on bank bosses to guarantee ATM services in rural areas

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 02:46 pm - Dominic Hannigan - Communities need reassurance after spate of robberies –Labour candidate for the Midlands – North West, Dominic Hannigan, today urged the CEOs of the main retail banks to give a commitment to rur...
  11. Labour wants the State to build 80,000 homes over five years

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour’s motion before the Dáil today calls for a fundamental shift in the approach of the Government’s housing policy. Labour spokesperson on housing, planning and local government, Jan O’Sull...
  12. Divorce Referendum an Opportunity for Practical and Compassionate Reform of the Constitution

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 08:25 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik I welcome the Minister to the House and welcome the opportunity to speak in support of this Bill. I am really delighted to see this important, practical and compassionate reform of the Constitution pr...
  13. Labour supports military neutrality

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 07:25 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Remarks on the Thirty-Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Neutrality) Bill 20189 April 2019The policy of the Labour Party is unambiguously to support Ireland’s longstanding policy of military neut...
  14. PWC report confirms Children's Hospital report will rise above €1.73bn

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 03:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee has said that the PWC report into the National Childrens’ Hospital vindicates predictions that costs of the pro...
  15. Delay in Redevelopment Prevents Phibsoborough Reaching It's True Potential as a Thriving Urban Village 

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 01:06 pm - Joe Costello Labour Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello, has described as 'very disappointing' the news of possibility that the redevelopment of Phibsoborough Shopping Centre may not go ahead.&nb...