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  1. Fine Gael must admit their housing policies are not working

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 03:02 pm - Willie Penrose TD Speech by Deputy Willie Penrose in Dáil Éireann on Labour's housing motion 'Building Homes for the Future'. Deputy Penrose said;I am proud that Labour has brought forward this motion, based on ...
  2. Hannigan calls on bank bosses to guarantee ATM services in rural areas

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 02:46 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate - Communities need reassurance after spate of robberies –Labour candidate for the Midlands – North West, Dominic Hannigan, today urged the CEOs of the main retail banks to give a commitment to rur...
  3. Labour wants the State to build 80,000 homes over five years

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour’s motion before the Dáil today calls for a fundamental shift in the approach of the Government’s housing policy. Labour spokesperson on housing, planning and local government, Jan O’Sull...
  4. Divorce Referendum an Opportunity for Practical and Compassionate Reform of the Constitution

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 08:25 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik I welcome the Minister to the House and welcome the opportunity to speak in support of this Bill. I am really delighted to see this important, practical and compassionate reform of the Constitution pr...
  5. Labour supports military neutrality

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 07:25 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Remarks on the Thirty-Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Neutrality) Bill 20189 April 2019The policy of the Labour Party is unambiguously to support Ireland’s longstanding policy of military neut...
  6. PWC report confirms Children's Hospital report will rise above €1.73bn

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 03:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee has said that the PWC report into the National Childrens’ Hospital vindicates predictions that costs of the pro...
  7. Delay in Redevelopment Prevents Phibsoborough Reaching It's True Potential as a Thriving Urban Village 

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 01:06 pm - Joe Costello, Local Candidate Labour Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello, has described as 'very disappointing' the news of possibility that the redevelopment of Phibsoborough Shopping Centre may not go ahead.&nb...
  8. 631 people on trolleys in April is completely unacceptable

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 10:53 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has described the fact that there are 631 patients waiting on a hospital bed today as unacceptable.This comes as the INMO have confirmed that over 631 ...
  9. Young voters must use their vote and have their say on European policy

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 10:22 am - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan urges young constituents to vote in upcoming local and European elections. Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has spoken of the need to involve young voters in Europ...
  10. Racism and Xenophobia has no place in Irish politics

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the threat of racism and xenophobia in Irish politics, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on all political parties to publicly pledge to refuse any coali...
  11. Labour launches Our Vision for Cork

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 12:36 pm - The Labour Party Today in Cork, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin was joined by our five first time candidates for Cork City Council to launch ‘Our Vision for Cork’ along with our Euro candidate for Ireland South...
  12. Dominic Hannigan calls for ban on gay conversion programmes

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 11:48 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European Election candidate in the Midlands North West constituency, has called for a ban on gay conversion programmes in Ireland.Mr. Hannigan – one of the fir...
  13. LGBTQ people should be protected from so called 'conversion therapy'

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 11:27 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has described as 'alarming' the reports that LGBTQ “conversion” materials and programmes are being offered in Ireland. Senator Bacik is a co-spo...
  14. Government should bid to host new European Labour Authority

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 07:40 am - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Labour Party candidate for Ireland South, and President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Sheila Nunan has called on the Fine Gael Government to put together a proper bid for Ireland to host the n...
  15. Explanation needed for 3 month recruitment and OT freeze in HSE letter

    Sun Apr 7, 2019 - 08:11 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has described the three month recruitment and overtime embargo introduced by the HSE so early into 2019 as extraordinary, and called for an urgent explanation on ...