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  1. Health Budget squabbling distracting from delivery

    Mon Feb 5, 2018 - 12:50 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said the squabbling between the Minister for Health and his Department, with the HSE over health funding is distracting from delivery, and reveals the lack...
  2. McDonald should refer SF Dublin North West Feud to An Garda Síochána

    Mon Feb 5, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the revelations around the feuding factions in Sinn Féin in Dublin North West suggest that the matter may be one for An Garda Síochána rather than t...
  3. UK election now necessary

    Sun Feb 4, 2018 - 07:32 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern about the Brexit challege and speficially on the capacity of Prime Minister Teresa May to do any deal on Brexit  Deputy Howlin said:“I ...
  4. Bogus self-employment report shows serious losses to Revenue - Burton

    Sun Feb 4, 2018 - 06:57 pm - Joan Burton TD Commenting on the Government’s long-awaited publication of the report into bogus self-employment, Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD has said that Revenue could lose up to €60 million beca...
  5. Local Labour express sadness on death of Seamus Pattison, their ‘lost hero’.

    Sun Feb 4, 2018 - 06:00 pm - Seán Ó hArgáin The Labour Party in Carlow-Kilkenny is today mourning the loss of Seamus Pattison, former councillor, Mayor, Freeman of Kilkenny, Teachta Dála, Minister for State, MEP and Ceann Comhairle.The constit...
  6. Statement by Brendan Howlin TD on the death of Seamus Pattison

    Sun Feb 4, 2018 - 03:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has extended his sympathy to the family and friends of former Labour Party TD for Carlow-Kilkenny TD Seamus Pattison.Deputy Howlin said:“It is with sadness th...
  7. Homeless services failing rough sleepers- Costello

    Fri Feb 2, 2018 - 05:06 pm - Joe Costello Commenting on the death of a man in Dublin City last night, Labour representative for Dublin Central, Joe Costello said:“The death last night of a man sleeping rough at Ryder’s Row not a stone’s...
  8. Reports shows emergency accommodation not suitable for children

    Fri Feb 2, 2018 - 01:08 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to today’s RTÉ report on complaints made to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive about conditions in emergency accommodation, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD, said:"This ...
  9. Naughten handling of Broadband Plan incompetent

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 06:42 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD for Cork East, Seán Sherlock has described the handling of the National Broadband Plan tendering process by Minister Naughten as incompetent, and that it leaves the Government with no compe...
  10. Speech by Jan O'Sullivan TD on Labour's Online Harassment Bill

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYJoni O’Sullivan is the mother of a 17-year-old girl who attempted suicide twice because of on-line bullying.  Joni took the brave decision to go public, first on Facebook and ...
  11. Labour Bill to outlaw revenge porn

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 03:55 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I believe the internet is a public space.And I believe that, as with all public spaces, our people deserve protection there.Some will disagree - some see the internet as a great libertarian or anarchi...
  12. New strategy needed to deal with gangland criminals- Costello

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 12:25 pm - Joe Costello Commenting on the latest shooting in Dublin City, Labour representative for Dublin Central Joe Costello, said:"The shooting of a man in James Larkin House in the North Inner City is the fifteenth kill...
  13. Labour Bill to tackle online harassment

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 10:59 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party legislation to tackle online harassment, stalking, cyber-bullying and so-called ‘revenge porn’ will be debated during Private Members’ time in the Dáil this afternoon.The Harassmen...
  14. Clear rationale needed from Government on departure from 8th Committee recommendations

    Mon Jan 29, 2018 - 09:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the Government decision to proceed with a referendum on the 8th amendment but has said that Government needs to provide clear rationale for the dep...
  15. Bonner battles for best possible Clonburris SDZ

    Mon Jan 29, 2018 - 06:41 pm - Breeda Bonner, Cllr Labour councillor for Clondalkin, Breeda Bonner, Deputy Mayor of South Dublin, is working to ensure the best possible outcome to the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) which is being debated ...