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  1. Stagg Welcomes Grant of Planning to Intel

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 03:39 pm - Emmet Stagg Labour's Emmet Stagg has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála on November 21st to grant planning permission to Intel for an extended and revised manufacturing facility at their headquarters in L...
  2. Govt failing to act on poor air quality

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 01:35 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has criticised the Government for its record on tackling poor air quality.Senator Humphreys said:“We’re now reaping what the Government h...
  3. Urgent plan needed to tackle trolley crisis in University Hospital Limerick

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 12:16 pm - Alan Kelly TD Commenting on the INMO TrolleyWatch figures which show 85 patients on trolleys, the highest trolley figure for an Irish hospital on record, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called ...
  4. Ó Ríordáin calls for action following Dublin gun attack

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 10:37 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Dublin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has again called for a Northside Commission to be set up following the latest fatal shooting in Coolock on Sunday.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“This shockin...
  5. Our global challenges of Migration, Climate Change, and Economic Inequality

    Fri Nov 22, 2019 - 06:49 pm - Brendan Howlin TD ­Speaking at the annual Labour Youth conference in Waterford city tonight, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin outlined his views on the major international issues impacting on the world outside the E...
  6. Stronger regulation needed around private healthcare advertising

    Thu Nov 21, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called for stronger advertising regulation of private health providers.Deputy Kelly said:“As winter sets in we are beginning to be bombarded with...
  7. CUH Trolley figures unacceptable

    Thu Nov 21, 2019 - 01:22 pm - John Maher Labour By-Election candidate for Cork North Central, Cllr John Maher, has said the Government is consistently failing to get the trolley crisis in Cork under control, as the latest INMO figures show 5...
  8. Govt must prioritise Labour Bill to tackle school absenteeism.

    Thu Nov 21, 2019 - 09:39 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Commenting on Túsla figures that show over 200 parents being issued with legal proceedings because of poor school attendance by their children, Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, h...
  9. Action needed to tackle child homelessness

    Wed Nov 20, 2019 - 01:12 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed deep concern about the findings of a Royal College of Physicians report on the impact of homelessness on children, and called on the ...
  10. Action needed on Dublin air quality

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 05:08 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for urgent action  to be taken to improve air quality in Dublin, raising in the Seanad today the need for local authoritie...
  11. VAT on food supplements is wrong

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 01:27 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the final debate on the Finance Act, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the Government’s decision to raise VAT on food supplements showed disregard f...
  12. Increase in gangland attacks in Lucan must be tackled

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 11:16 am - Cllr Joanna Tuffy Labour Lucan Cllr Joanna Tuffy has criticised the Government for the failure to control gangland crime following the spate of shootings in local housing estates where young families and children live,...
  13. Statement on SF & FG collusion to derail O’Devaney

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 04:19 pm - Alison Gilliland "I am absolutely disgusted that SF & FG are colluding to derail struggling families’ opportunity to avail of affordable rental homes on O’Devaney."It is in the Minister’s gift to produce an ...
  14. IPB Insurance should be extended for community events says Galway Cllr

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 02:29 pm - Niall McNelis Speaking in relation to the threat to key Galway 2020 events, Cllr Niall McNelis, Labour spokesperson on tourism said that Galway City Council has the solution at its fingertips, as joint owner of IPB...
  15. Minster’s assertion on O’Devaney Gardens incorrect and unacceptable

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 10:10 am - Joe Costello Labour Party Dublin City Councillor for the North Inner City, Joe Costello has said Minister Eoghan Murphy’s questioning of the deal with Bartra to build 824 housing units in O’Devaney Gardens is ...