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  1. Annie Hoey to run for Labour in Meath East

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 04:07 pm - Cllr Annie Hoey The Labour Party has selected Cllr Annie Hoey to run as its candidate for the General Election in Meath East.Ms. Hoey was elected to Meath County Council in 2019 and is a former president of the Union...
  2. Delay and Indecision on housing for Glass Bottle site must be addressed

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 10:39 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin joined Dublin Bay South candidate, Senator Kevin Humphreys, at the Glass Bottle site in Ringsend this morning, to highlight the failure of the Fine Gael Housing Mini...
  3. Proper investment needed for Fingal

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 07:19 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour General Election candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has said the people of Fingal have been let down by under investment in the region which is having a negative impact on resident...
  4. Minister must act to sort out Electoral Register

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 03:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD MURPHY MUST ISSUE INSTRUCTIONS TO ENSURE UNIFORM AND LEGAL VOTER REGISTRATION PROCEDURESLabour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has called on the Minister for Local Government to fix the problems with the ...
  5. Real solutions needed to fix Housing Crisis

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 12:05 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Limerick TD and spokesperson on housing, Jan O’Sullivan, has said it is time for real solutions to fix the housing crisis.Deputy O’Sullivan said:“The failure of this Government to get a h...
  6. Ivana Bacik to be Labour Director of Elections for General Election

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 11:02 am - The Labour Party Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has appointed Senator Ivana Bacik as Director of Elections for the upcoming General Election.Commenting on her appointment, Senator Bacik said:“Across the count...
  7. Follow up CervicalCheck appointment delays worrying

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 08:15 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called delays to follow up CervicalCheck appointments as extremely worrying.This comes as media reports detailing 1,500 women have had issues getti...
  8. Mulvey-style Commission urgently needed on Northside following Coolock incident

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 07:43 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the latest discovery of a body in Coolock is very distressing and has reiterated his call for a Northside ...
  9. Minister must act on Electoral Register concerns

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 09:22 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government Jan O'Sullivan TD has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act without delay to address the potential disenfranchisement of thousands of vo...
  10. Labour Dáil Candidate for Dublin Fingal

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 05:06 pm - The Labour Party With a General Election imminent, the Labour Party has confirmed that Councillor Duncan Smith who contested the recent by-election will be the Labour Party candidate for Dublin Fingal.As there is insu...
  11. Commission needed to deal with crime in North Dublin

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 08:24 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to last night’s shooting in Kilbarrack, Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a Mulvey-style report to deal with ongoing gang violence in North Dublin.Senator Ó Ríordáin said...
  12. Fine Gael pension pledge has zero credibility

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 03:49 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Social Protection Sen. Ged Nash today accused Fine Gael of auction politics on pensions and contrasted the promise with what they did this year in Budget 2020.Senator Nash said:...
  13. Gross Downgrading of Mullingar A&E Will be Resisted

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:49 pm - Alan Mangan Labour candidate for Longford-Westmeath, Alan Mangan, has reacted furiously to the threat to downgrade A&E in Mullingar and Portlaoise hospitals.Alan said: “A coroner’s report has shown that A...
  14. The Mercy Hospital A&E Must be Preserved

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:42 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has said that it is vital that the Mercy Hospital A&E has an emergency consultant 24-hours a day. This follows a Coroner’s report that claims the lack of emergency...
  15. Regional Hospitals Need 24-Hour A&E Consultants to Prevent Deaths

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has reacted to the Dublin Coroner’s report that 24-hour consultant-led A&E is needed to ‘prevent further deaths’ in regional hospitals,.Bre...