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  1. Nash secures Government backing for apology to men convicted under 'draconian laws'

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 11:00 am - Senator Ged Nash A Labour Party motion apologising to men who were convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex sexual acts prior to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in June 1993 has received government backing....
  2. Housing Crisis gets worse under a year of Varadkar & Murphy

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 - 10:19 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that the Government have made little movement when it comes to housing in the year since Leo Varadkar was elected Taoiseach.Deputy O’...
  3. Irish Labour Leader to meet with UK colleagues on Brexit

    Wed Jun 13, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD will visit London on Thursday 14th June to meet with prominent members of the UK Labour Party and Trade Union movement, including the Shadow Secretary of State fo...
  4. Government must commit to increased public investment in Higher Education

    Wed Jun 13, 2018 - 10:54 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government to commit to increased funding in higher education in Budget 2019.This comes as the Coalition for Publicly-Fund...
  5. Civil Liability Bill to provide compensation in stillborn medical negligence cases

    Wed Jun 13, 2018 - 10:45 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has published a new bill to amend the Civil Liability Act so that a family that loses an unborn child due to medical negligence is entitled to seek compensati...
  6. Ross failing to deliver transport solutions for Dublin

    Tue Jun 12, 2018 - 08:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the Dublin Rathdown Labour Party selection convention for Cllr Lettie McCarthy, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has said that the chaotic Government policy on public transport is d...
  7. Howlin welcomes UK concessions that make No Brexit deal less likely

    Tue Jun 12, 2018 - 06:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has welcomed a concession extracted from Theresa May's government that makes a no deal Brexit less likely.Deputy Howlin said:"While Dominic Grieve's amendment was no...
  8. Ryan calls for fair shake for Fingal in Port Tunnel pricing

    Tue Jun 12, 2018 - 05:17 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Party TD for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan TD, has today called on the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to reassess the pricing for commuters using the Port Tunnel as the current peak time pri...
  9. New Cervical Check Scoping Inquiry Deadlines Unacceptable, Harris Must Act

    Tue Jun 12, 2018 - 02:42 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour spokesperson on Health Alan Kelly has expressed grave concerns about the first report from the Scoping Inquiry into the CervicalCheck screening programme, saying it is taking too long, and has ...
  10. Bus Connects must have real consultation with those impacted

    Tue Jun 12, 2018 - 10:31 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Reacting to the publication of some of the details for the Bus Connects programme, Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys said that residents impacted by the plans must be fully con...
  11. Government not doing enough to tackle rising student rents

    Mon Jun 11, 2018 - 11:10 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the Government must do more to tackle rising student accommodation rents.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“Today, we have read ...
  12. Time for Gender Quotas for Cabinet and Local Elections

    Sat Jun 9, 2018 - 12:04 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Speaking on the centenary of Lá na mBan, Labour spokesperson on Equality, and representative in Dún Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston has echoed calls for gender quotas for the upcoming local electio...
  13. Time for Ross to focus on traffic congestion in Cork

    Fri Jun 8, 2018 - 02:10 pm - Peter Horgan Labour Party Representative in Cork city, Peter Horgan has called on Minister Shane Ross to get his head out of justice and back into the Department of Transport and deal with traffic congestion cripp...
  14. DART tragedies require urgent response

    Fri Jun 8, 2018 - 10:14 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Two separate fatal incidents at DART stations on the Northside has led to calls from Senator Aodhán O Riordáin for an urgent response from authorities. Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“In the past mon...
  15. Dublin City Council should stop sale of family silver

    Thu Jun 7, 2018 - 03:39 pm - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello has said the latest proposal by Dublin City Council to sell off valuable land banks currently used as Council depots in the heart of the City is...