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  1. How much longer will parents be waiting for a school building in Dun Laoghaire?

    Thu Jun 7, 2018 - 03:16 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party representative for Dún Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston, has called on the Minister for Education to ensure building starts of a new Educate Together primary school in Dún Laoghaire.Sch...
  2. Burton welcomes conviction in Anglo fraud trial

    Wed Jun 6, 2018 - 04:48 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour spokesperson on Finance, Joan Burton has welcomed the successful conclusion of the trial of former Anglo Irish chief executive David Drumm who has been found guilty of two counts of fraud.Deput...
  3. Extra revenue should go towards housing not rainy day fund

    Wed Jun 6, 2018 - 12:24 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing Jan O'Sullivan TD has warned that any additional revenue from house building activity should be invested in public social and affordable housing rather than put into a r...
  4. Political leadership needed to tackle trolley crisis

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 - 07:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Fine Gael are incapable of fixing the trolley crisis.This comes as INMO Trolley Watch figures show that over 9,000 people were on trolley...
  5. O Riordain wishes exam students well

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 - 01:55 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education Spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has passed on best wishes to the thousands of Junior and Leaving Cert students beginning their exams this week.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“I’d...
  6. Howlin calls on Donohoe to stop politicising budget information

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 - 10:18 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, has called on the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure, to stop playing party politics with basic budgetary information.Deputy Howlin said:"The newspape...
  7. Time for Mary Lou to put Ireland first

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 - 09:29 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said that Sinn Fein should attend Westminster on June 12 next to support Lords’ Amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill.Deputy Howlin said:“Mrs May's Government ann...
  8. Flanagan should publish details of Justice agreement with Sinn Féin

    Mon Jun 4, 2018 - 02:05 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the comments today by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan that Fine Gael would rule out a post election deal with Sinn Fein cannot be taken seriously...
  9. UK Brexit contingency plans would be ruinous

    Sun Jun 3, 2018 - 12:16 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said today history will judge those that led the UK to Brexit as treasonous if the UK contingency planning scenarios published in today's Sunday Times materialise.De...
  10. Howlin says we're witnessing A Very British Coup

    Sat Jun 2, 2018 - 02:51 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the Brexit position of the British Government amounted to a modern day 'Very British Coup.', following on from his comments yesterday on the need for May to...
  11. Howlin says UK Prime Minister needs to demonstrate her mandate on Brexit

    Fri Jun 1, 2018 - 01:31 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has queried the value of further discussions with the British Government on its Brexit strategy without evidence that that strategy has the support of the House of C...
  12. FG and FF must wake up to crises in Housing and Transport

    Fri Jun 1, 2018 - 01:00 pm - Jack O'Connor If it takes Fine Gael and Fianna Fail as long to wake up and smell the roses on Housing and the Transport infrastructure, as it did on the 8th Amendment, we’ll be well into the next crisis said Jac...
  13. Government inaction on short term lets AirBnB sector continues

    Thu May 31, 2018 - 12:59 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised the continued failure of the Government to act to regulate and tackle the massive increase in the use of homes in our cities for short term lets that is w...
  14. Nash welcomes pay hike for almost 20,000 security workers

    Thu May 31, 2018 - 11:09 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs & Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash has welcomed the 30 cent an hour pay hike for close to 20,000 security workers across the country which will come in...
  15. Increase in number of children who are homeless is a scandal

    Wed May 30, 2018 - 06:37 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on April’s homeless figures, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan said: "While homeless figures for April announced today show a very slight decrease they are still alarmi...