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  1. Renters no better off in Budget 2020

    Tue Oct 8, 2019 - 03:15 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Deputy Jan O’Sullivan, has said the Government has failed to deliver a housing budget that will radically address the ongoing crisis.Deputy O’Sullivan said:“The h...
  2. Budget fails Social Welfare Recipients and those on Low Incomes

    Tue Oct 8, 2019 - 02:17 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection Senator Ged Nash has blasted the Government and Fianna Fáil for failing in Budget 2020 to support those on low and fixed incomes.No inc...
  3. Labour not supporting O’Devaney proposal

    Mon Oct 7, 2019 - 04:48 pm - Alison Gilliland Labour Party Dublin City Councillor and chair of Dublin City Council Housing SPC, Alison Gilliland has said that Labour will not support the O’Devaney Gardens proposal at this evening’s DCC meetin...
  4. FG threat to delay minimum wage hike a kick in the teeth for low paid workers

    Mon Oct 7, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Senator Ged Nash Responding to reports that the planned National Minimum Wage increase to €10.10 is to be deferred to March, Labour Party Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Ged Nash, has accused Fine Gael of ...
  5. Taoiseach is out of touch says Howlin

    Sun Oct 6, 2019 - 04:13 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the speech by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Fine Gael presidential dinner, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the Taoiseach had shown himself to be out of to...
  6. Budget 2020 must deliver for teachers

    Sat Oct 5, 2019 - 12:22 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On World Teachers’ Day, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said Budget 2020 must deliver measures for teaching staff.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“I want to wish all Iris...
  7. Full employment has not been achieved by Fine Gael

    Sat Oct 5, 2019 - 11:26 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of Budget 2020, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, noted that unemployment is over 6% in four regions, including over 8% in the South East, and called for more...
  8. No deal Brexit will lead to M1 traffic chaos

    Sat Oct 5, 2019 - 08:59 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Speaking in reaction to the likely effect of a no deal Brexit on Dublin, the Labour Party’s Dáil by-election candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, spoke about the potential for ...
  9. Rainy day fund clearly not working

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 04:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to a report that Paschal Donohoe will not transfer a planned €500 million to the so-called Rainy Day Fund, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the fund is clearly n...
  10. Job protection should be central to Govt Brexit response

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 02:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin T.D, has said that jobs and the economy must be protected in the event of a hard Brexit.The party launched its Alternative Budget for 2020 this week, with job protec...
  11. Free education and equality at heart of Labour’s costed Education proposals

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 10:52 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party spokesperson for Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that Labour’s Alternative Education budget will tackle back to school costs for families and support those who educat...
  12. Dublin City Council Must Act to Preserve Moore Street Market

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 10:37 am - Joe Costello Reports that traders in Moore Street have written to Dublin City Council stating that they are prepared to relinquish their casual trading licenses on the street are deeply disturbing said Joe Costell...
  13. John Maher selected as Labour's By-Election candidate for Cork North Central

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 09:25 am - John Maher The Labour Party has selected Cllr John Maher as it’s By-Election candidate for Cork North Central.Speaking at the event in Cork last night, Cllr Maher said he would be focusing on the key issues of...
  14. Labour unveils Alternative Budget transport plans

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys The Labour Party would cut public transport fares by ten per cent, cap Leap fares outside Dublin, and expand the City Bike scheme.These are just some of the measures unveiled in the party’s Alternat...
  15. Labour would deliver a low carbon economy

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:30 pm - Sean Sherlock TD The Labour Party has always been committed to combatting climate change, while at the same time making sure no one is left behind in the transition to a low carbon economy.Speaking as the party launch...