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  1. Trump still not welcome in Ireland

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 04:20 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin US President exploiting Ireland for electoral purposesLabour Senator Aodhán O Ríordáin has said that President Donald Trump is not welcome in Ireland and we should not be facilitating a visit that ...
  2. Our rural communities are being left behind

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 03:52 pm - Sheila Nunan Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party’s new policy on Rural Ireland in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, European Parliament candidate for Ireland South Sheila Nunan outlined her proposals to deliver a ...
  3. Time for a Rural Transport Guarantee and supports for rural pubs

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 02:35 pm - Alan Kelly TD The Labour Party has published ‘Connecting Rural Ireland’ our new policy that commits to a Rural Transport Guarantee. Labour TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly who developed key sections to support rural...
  4. Labour pledges supports to rural Ireland and family farms

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 01:27 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Agriculture, Willie Penrose TD, has called for greater investment in farm safety and farm modernisation. The Labour Party has today launched our ‘Connecting Rural Ireland’ ...
  5. We will ensure rural Ireland is socially, economically and digitally connected

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party launches new policy 'Connecting Rural Ireland'Speaking in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, at the Launch of Labour’s Rural Policy – Connecting Rural Ireland: Labour’s Vision for Safe Rural ...
  6. Ireland needs to make Spinraza decision ASAP

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 10:04 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said the HSE should follow the UK’s lead and approve the funding of Spinraza.Deputy Kelly said:“It is time for the HSE to follow the lead of our ...
  7. Donaghmede shots show FG losing control of gangland crime

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 08:22 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin After another indiscriminate shooting, this time in Donaghmede, Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said the escalating number of attacks show that Fine Gael have lost control of gangland crime, a...
  8. Kerry Hospital Bone Scanner lying idle for 3 years action needed

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 08:14 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has raised concerns about the availability of access to bone density scans in the South-West region, particularly in Co.Kerry.Deputy Kelly said:“GPs ...
  9. We need to close the gender pay gap

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 03:55 pm - Sheila Nunan Sheila Nunan pleges to fight for pay equality at European Level. Labour Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has hit out at Fine Gael for their lack of urgency in closing the gende...
  10. Cork Candiates Call for Extended Consulation on Transport Strategy

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 02:07 pm - The Labour Party Labour Cork City Council Candidates Peter Horgan, Ciara Kennedy, Luke Field, John Maher and Luke Carroll have called for more public consultation time to be allocated to the Cork Metropolitan Area Tra...
  11. FG repeating the mistakes of Eir privatistion

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 01:49 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Government to justify giving a private monopoly ownership of the rural broadband network. Deputy Howlin accused Taoiseach Leo Varad...
  12. Pay & conditions must be improved for home care assistants

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 12:52 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has called for a registered employment agreement to improve pay and conditions for those who work in the home help sector.Deputy Kelly said:“Figures by...
  13. Banks must “begin paying taxes”

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 10:00 am - Dominic Hannigan As Bank of Ireland holds AGM, Dominic Hannigan calls for banks to “begin paying taxes”Irish people are losing out on hundreds of millions a year for public services because banks don’t pay tax o...
  14. Defence Pay recommendations must be quickly implemented

    Tue May 14, 2019 - 07:44 am - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Defence spokesperson, Brendan Ryan TD has said that the Government must move quickly to implement the recommendations, due today from the Public Service Pay Commission according to an Irish Tim...
  15. Child poverty targets needed to end the cycle

    Mon May 13, 2019 - 05:37 pm - Sheila Nunan Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has welcomed the commitment of all government parties to develop a National strategy to tackle child poverty. Ms Nunan has committed herself to...