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  1. 'Single Malt' tax loophole shows the need for a standing commission on tax

    Tue Nov 27, 2018 - 03:28 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Spokesperson on Finance, Joan Burton TD, has called on Minister Paschal Donohoe to establish a standing commission on tax. Commenting today Deputy said:"The 'Single Malt' tax loophole shows the...
  2. Pembrolizumab must be available to all Cervical Cancer patients

    Tue Nov 27, 2018 - 02:59 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health to make the drug Pembrolizumab available to all cervical cancer patients who need it.Deputy Kelly said:“I am ca...
  3. Gov would be reckless to proceed with National Broadband Plan

    Tue Nov 27, 2018 - 12:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the publication of a report from independent auditor Peter Smyth into the tender process for the State’s rural broadband scheme, Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD ...
  4. Statement from Alan Kelly TD on medical devices scandal.

    Mon Nov 26, 2018 - 02:01 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has described the treatment of patients in receipt of the DePuy hip replacement implants as 'wholly unacceptable'Commenting today Deputy Kelly said:"The ...
  5. Family carers in crisis.

    Mon Nov 26, 2018 - 10:26 am - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party Spokesperson on Social Protection, Willie Penrose TD, has called on the government to ring-fence funding for Phase 2 of the National Carers' Strategy for the period 2019 to 2022.Commentin...
  6. Advancing a New Republic - Remembering Brendan Corish

    Sat Nov 24, 2018 - 03:45 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Corish was my political mentor.He shaped my earlier political years, sitting at our own kitchen table in William Street here in Wexford.My father, John, was Brendan Corish’s adviser and elec...
  7. State must fix major shortcomings in support for kids with special needs

    Fri Nov 23, 2018 - 02:30 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that a radical approach is needed to address the major shortcomings in State supports for children with special needs.Senator Ó Rí...
  8. Levels of staff at sexual assault treatment units need to be increased

    Fri Nov 23, 2018 - 12:26 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the lack of staff in our sexual assault treatment units is a national scandal waiting to happen in our health service.According to figures provided ...
  9. Shop local this Black Friday Weekend.

    Fri Nov 23, 2018 - 12:15 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour TD for Limerick, Jan O'Sullivan, is encouraging people to shop local this Black Friday weekend.Commenting today Deputy O'Sullivan said;"In the run-up to Christmas, we all like to look for a dea...
  10. Speech by Joan Burton to the Oxford Union on Irish Unity.

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 06:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Speech by Joan Burton TD, addressing the Oxford Union on the motion 'The House Believes Ireland is Ready for Reunification'. 22nd November 2018;The United States has Mount Rushmore in the legendary Bl...
  11. Serious questions remain unanswered on future of EU-UK relationship

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 05:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the draft political declaration of the future relationship between the EU and the UK, Leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD referred to the draft text as creating a plau...
  12. Fine Gael have failed on housing

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 05:27 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Spokesperson on Housing, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has encouraged members of the public to attend the upcoming Housing and Homelessness Coalition National Demonstration on December 1st.Commenting toda...
  13. Better work-life balance for workers is possible

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 12:53 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash, has said we must examine working time legislation and its relationship to productivity as the world of work changes.This follows the Fórsa Trade Union ...
  14. New Maternity Hospital must be in public ownership

    Thu Nov 22, 2018 - 11:16 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has reiterated his opposition to the National Maternity Hospital being run with a Catholic ethos, or under the influence of any religious order.Commenting...
  15. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on Dail Brexit motion

    Wed Nov 21, 2018 - 04:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brexit revealed the very serious inability of our public discourse to deal with complex issues, such as what is entailed by membership of the EU. Looking back over the last five decades, the British ...