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  1. Small donors show strength of grassroots support for Yes campaign

    Wed Apr 11, 2018 - 09:08 am - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party Equality spokesperson, Deirdre Kingston, has congratulated Together For Yes for exceeding their own fundraising targets three times in twenty four hours saying that the huge organic respo...
  2. House Hunter Queuing must be tackled by Minister & PRSA

    Tue Apr 10, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Community Affairs Cllr. Andrew Montague said it is unacceptable that people should have to consider waiting for days outside a new housing development in order to secure a place...
  3. Brexit underscores importance of Good Friday Agreement

    Tue Apr 10, 2018 - 04:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the impact Brexit will have underscores the importance of the settlement reached after d...
  4. Howlin calls on Coveney to raise latest Gaza tragedy at European Council

    Sat Apr 7, 2018 - 03:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, to raise the latest Israeli actions at the Gaza border at EU ...
  5. SDLP have role to play in future of Good Friday Agreement

    Sat Apr 7, 2018 - 02:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Northern Ireland, Brendan Howlin TD, has said the role of the SDLP cannot b...
  6. Bord Pleanála decision on St.Anne’s Park disappointing

    Fri Apr 6, 2018 - 11:38 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, expressed his bitter disappointment at the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a large scale housi...
  7. Up to 600 Social and Affordable homes could be lost in Minister for Housing’s Constituency - Humphreys

    Fri Apr 6, 2018 - 11:20 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party Representative for Dublin Bay South, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to clarify and publish the deal between his Department, Dublin City Co...
  8. Sherlock concern over latest HIQA report on foster services

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the findings of the latest HIQA report on Tusla foster care services in Dublin and Cavan/Monaghan, whic...
  9. Time for Ireland to close the Gender Pay Gap

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 03:26 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has said the new British wage transparency reporting law has shone an important light on the existence of a substantial gender pay gap there, and that it is time for similar...
  10. Minister must make good on promises to SNAs

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 - 11:36 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Minister for Education and Skills, to ensure he keeps his promise to special needs assistants when it comes to ann...
  11. Jack O'Connor selected as Labour candidate for Wicklow

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 07:55 pm - Jack O'Connor Speaking after he was selected as the Labour Party Candidate to contest the next General Election in Wicklow, at a Selection Convention in the Glenview Hotel this evening Trade Unionist Jack O Connor ...
  12. Fine Gael foot-dragging on GP pay reflects their overall attitude to Health

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 05:34 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the Wicklow Labour Party selection convention for Jack O'Connor, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has said that it is time for Fine Gael to stop dragging their feet on GP pay. Depu...
  13. Penrose calls for subsidy for farmers in face of fodder crisis

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 03:03 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson on Agriculture, Willie Penrose TD, has called on the Government to provide a subsidy for farmers struggling as a result of the current fodder crisis to enable them to purchase alte...
  14. Kelly calls for inquiry into DAA’s role in Cork’s transatlantic debacle and its impact on Irish aviation

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD An inquiry into the debacle around Norwegian Air International’s Cork services and, in particular, the DAA’s role in this has been called for today by Deputy Alan Kelly.Reacting to the announcemen...
  15. Homeless numbers will go beyond 10,000 if Government doesn't act to protect renters

    Wed Apr 4, 2018 - 11:53 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party spokesperson on Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan TD has warned that the number of people becoming homeless will continue to rise unless there is decisive and quick action from Gover...