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  1. Ross must act on latest anti-social Irish Rail figures

    Wed Jul 25, 2018 - 10:14 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys is calling on the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross to support the establishment of a dedicated transport police force to address the increase i...
  2. Resolution for subcontractors needed before September term begins

    Tue Jul 24, 2018 - 04:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and Wexford TD Brendan Howlin together with a delegation of subcontractors impacted by the liquidation of Sammon, attended a meeting he organised in Dublin with the Office of Gover...
  3. Ongoing monthly increase in homeless figures is shocking

    Tue Jul 24, 2018 - 04:30 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the latest homelessness figures for June, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan has said that the ongoing monthly increase is shocking, and that the Government has totally failed to g...
  4. Labour Party publishes 'A New Approach to Addiction'

    Tue Jul 24, 2018 - 02:00 pm - Martina Genockey, Cllr The Labour Party has published their submission to the national consultation on personal possession of illegal drugs.The submission prepared by Cllr Martina Genockey, Labour spokesperson on Health Pro...
  5. Public consultation on HPV vaccines for boys is welcome but must conclude quickly to facilitate rollout.

    Tue Jul 24, 2018 - 10:44 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed HIQA’s announcement of a public consultation on extending HPV vaccination programme to include boys and is calling for a speedy conclusi...
  6. Fine Gael backtracking on Sláintecare and free GP care

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 - 12:38 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD has said the revelations today about discussions at last week's Cabinet Meeting show that the Fine Gael government is backtracking on commitments in the Slái...
  7. 200 jobs a welcome development for Westmeath but more needed

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 - 11:12 am - Willie Penrose TD 200 jobs a welcome development for Westmeath but more needed - PenroseLabour TD for Longford Westmeath, Willie Penrose has welcomed the announcement of 200 jobs with retailer Mr. Price, to be created ...
  8. Taoiseach must stand up for Ireland's national interest

    Fri Jul 20, 2018 - 06:36 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to today's speech by British Prime Minister, Theresa May, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin called on the Taoiseach to stand up for Ireland's national interest.Deputy Howlin said:"Following the ...
  9. A real strategy is needed to deliver social and affordable housing

    Fri Jul 20, 2018 - 11:33 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Jan O'Sullivan TD, Labour Party spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government. commented today that "Various commentators have concluded that Rebuilding Ireland is failing. Labour agrees. But...
  10. Labour LGBT welcomes gender recognition report

    Thu Jul 19, 2018 - 04:23 pm - Labour Lgbt Labour LGBT welcomes the recommendations of the Gender Recognition Review Report, with its emphasis on equality and self-determination.Co-chair of Labour LGBT Karl Hayden said:“The report is importa...
  11. Exhibition celebrates the lives of revolutionary women

    Thu Jul 19, 2018 - 02:12 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Commenting on the launch of the exhibition 'Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship' today, Chairperson of the Vótáil 100 Committee, Labour Senator Ivana Bacik encouraged young people to visit the...
  12. Extending HPV vaccine to boys is necessary

    Thu Jul 19, 2018 - 12:18 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has backed the Irish Cancer Society’s call to extend the HPV vaccine to teenage boys. Deputy Kelly said:“Earlier this year, the Dáil passed my mo...
  13. We need to show leadership on waste reduction

    Thu Jul 19, 2018 - 10:48 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Party Environment spokesperson, Senator Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government to ban non-compostable coffee cups in tandem with introducing the latte levy.This comes as a Recycling List Ire...
  14. Minimum wage must be transformed to a real living wage

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 - 11:51 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs & Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash, has said that that the National Minimum Wage must be transformed to a real Living Wage of €11.90 per hour.Senator...
  15. Facebook Dispatches proves need for Digital Safety Commissioner

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 - 09:54 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party Justice and Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson, Seán Sherlock TD has urged the Government to reconsider its decision not to appoint a Digital Safety Commissioner in light of the Cha...