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  1. Government foot-dragging on zero hours contracts legislation must end - Nash

    Mon Dec 4, 2017 - 10:47 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash, has called on the Government to stop dragging its feet on legislation that would guarantee the right to a minimum range...
  2. Ireland Deserves Better: Address by Brendan Howlin at the Labour Party Executive Board

    Thu Nov 30, 2017 - 04:36 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Brendan HowlinLeader of the Labour PartyAt the Labour Party Executive Board, 30th November 2017 Dublin‘Ireland Deserves Better’Good evening to you all,Thank you for being here to discus...
  3. Government must act on Defence Forces Terms & Conditions

    Thu Nov 30, 2017 - 04:25 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Today at Leader's Questions in the Dáil, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin raised the terms and conditions of personnel in our Defence Forces and the need for the Government to act.The full transcri...
  4. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on Disclosures Tribunal motion

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 04:09 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Ceann Comhairle,The past few weeks have damaged confidence in this Government.They have probably damaged confidence in politics.And they have certainly inflicted further damage on the administration o...
  5. Kelly asks why Minister Flanagan hasn't acted on Charleton Liaison Committee Concerns?

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 01:52 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary, and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee Deputy Alan Kelly has today said:"I have been asking the former Minister for Justice and the current Minister for Justice numer...
  6. Flanagan to attend Seanad over Garda overtime ban- Humphreys

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 12:29 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Dublin Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed confirmation that the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan will attend the Seanad this evening in relation to concerns over cutbacks to Garda overti...
  7. Latest HIQA report into Áras Attracta disappointing - Kelly

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 12:21 pm - Alan Kelly TD Commenting on the latest HIQA report into Áras Attracta, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that it is clear that residents are still not receiving adequate care.Deputy Kelly:...
  8. O'Sullivan statement on Dublin homeless deaths

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the tragic deaths of two people sleeping rough in Dublin this week, Labour Housing spokesperson Deputy Jan O’Sullivan said:"Sadly this week alone we have seen the deaths of two more ho...
  9. Humphreys concern over cutbacks to Garda overtime in Dublin this Christmas

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 10:54 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Dublin Senator Kevin Humphreys has expressed concern that cutbacks to Garda overtime in Dublin this Christmas period may leave the capital particularly vulnerable to an increase in crime.Senato...
  10. Statement from Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party

    Tue Nov 28, 2017 - 05:01 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour leader Brendan Howlin today expressed his profound disappointment at news that the purchase of a new Wexford Campus site by the Institute of Technology Carlow has been cancelled.“It is profou...
  11. Statement on the resignation of Senator Denis Landy

    Tue Nov 28, 2017 - 03:31 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour leader Brendan Howlin has today paid tribute to Denis Landy following the announcement of his resignation as a member of Seanad Éireann.Deputy Howlin said:“Denis has been a loyal and faithfu...
  12. City Council action on Airbnb short term lets long overdue

    Tue Nov 28, 2017 - 03:30 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the long overdue action by Dublin City Council against the proliferation of short term lets without appropriate planning permission.Senator Humphreys said:"...
  13. Clarity need on Department of Justice reform proposals

    Mon Nov 27, 2017 - 03:09 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Justice, Sean Sherlock TD has said that media reports regarding proposals to split the Department of Justice into clear Justice and Home Affairs portfolios as recommended by the...
  14. Why didn't Tanaiste ask Questions of her own Department in May 2016?

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 05:47 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly has tonight asked why the Tánaiste did not ask questions of her own Department about the legal strategy at O'Higgins in May 2016. Deputy Kelly said:"Every day we a...
  15. OIREACHTAS MUST ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OF DAIL EIREANN AND THE POPULATION PER DAIL CONSTITUENCY SHALL BE ADDRESSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS BEFORE ELECTION IS CALLED

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 05:11 pm - Joe Costello “Arising from the 2016 Census and the 2017 Constituency Commission Report the next Dáil must have more members than the current Dáil to stay within the rules as set by the Constitution.“If the O...