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  1. State must tackle escalation in gun shootings

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 03:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour representative for Dublin South Central Councillor Rebecca Moynihan has condemned the gunshots fired outside the National Boxing stadium on the South Circular Road last night,and called for act...
  2. Advancing the cause of Working People

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 03:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD to the Labour Trade Unionist ConferenceSaturday 27th January 2018, Wynn's Hotel, Dublin 1.Check against delivery.Since I became Leader we have engaged ...
  3. Attempt to dissolve Clonkeen Board an attack on entire community – Fine Gael Minister & TDs need to step up

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 12:47 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour representative for Dun Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston has said that the attempt to dissolve the Board of Management at Clonkeen College is an attack on the entire community.Speaking on the ma...
  4. Costello welcomes Commission decision on NAMA home building role

    Fri Jan 26, 2018 - 04:47 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at Dublin Central’s Constituency Council meeting today, Joe Costello, Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration said:"I welcome the announcement yesterday by the EU Competition Commissioner...
  5. Minister Bruton deluded on teacher shortages

    Fri Jan 26, 2018 - 11:46 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin The move to blame career breaks for the shortages of teachers is deluded, Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said, pointing out that the central issue is pay inequalit...
  6. Ó Riordáin forces Dept of Education into policy change for students with hearing difficulties

    Thu Jan 25, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson on Education Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed the Department of Education and the State Examinations Commission's decision to reverse their policy of refusing exemptions to stude...
  7. Carillion collapse: Howlin raises issue with Taoiseach in the Dáil

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 - 04:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and Wexford TD Brendan Howlin, has raised the urgent need to provide for the opening of Loreto College Wexford with the Taoiseach during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today, in...
  8. Kelly questions Garda homicide figures - Victims families deserve the truth

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 - 01:40 pm - Alan Kelly TD -->Labour TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly has asked the Minister for Justice to investigate whether the homicide figures that are produced by an Garda Síochána are being accurately recorded, and for hi...
  9. Proposed approval for EU Directive on standards for the reception of applicants for international protection

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 - 06:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Brendan Howlin TDLabour Party LeaderMotion re: Proposed approval for EU Directive on standards for the reception of applicants for international protection23rd January 2018CHECK AGAINST DELI...
  10. Labour Youth condemns inadequate measures to grant asylum seekers the right to work

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 - 04:35 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today condemned the exceptionally limited measures from the Department of Justice and Equality to provide employment opportunities to asylum seekers in Ireland.Speaking on the matter,...
  11. Kelly calls for plans to reopen Stepaside Garda station to be shelved

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 - 02:39 pm - Alan Kelly TD Vice chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Labour TD Alan Kelly, has said the decision to reopen Stepaside Garda Station in Dublin needs to be abandoned in light of the findings of the Comm...
  12. New Loan Scheme will breach Central Bank income ratios

    Mon Jan 22, 2018 - 04:46 pm - Joanna Tuffy Labour spokesperson on affordable housing, Joanna Tuffy has highlighted that the new criteria from the Government for the Home Loan Scheme will breach the Central Bank loan to income ratios and does n...
  13. Penrose pushes for Public Banking model in Ireland

    Mon Jan 22, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson on Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has welcomed confirmation from Minister Michael Ring that consultation on the introduction of a public banking system in Ireland ...
  14. Latest Government housing proposals don’t go far enough

    Mon Jan 22, 2018 - 10:35 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the proposals announced by the Government today do not go far enough to address the housing crisis, that the State needs to more to proact...
  15. O'Sullivan calls for strategy on Vacant Homes

    Fri Jan 19, 2018 - 03:47 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that the thousands of vacant homes lying idle around the country remain the low hanging fruit option still underutilised by Government to ...