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  1. Budget 2019 must support families and a social recovery

    Thu Oct 4, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD, speaking at the launch of Labour's alternative budget proposals for 2019 has said the Government must deliver a social recovery, and support families by inv...
  2. Sherlock calls for Minister to address Dáil on Broadband

    Thu Oct 4, 2018 - 10:15 am - Sean Sherlock TD “There's a pattern emerging with this Minister who seems to believe it's perfectly acceptable to give private interests preferred insight in private engagements."Minister Naughten needs to be remind...
  3. The housing crisis is geting more complex, more hopeless and more devastating

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD Brendan Ryan was today speaking in Dáil Éireann in support of the cross-party motion to enact emergency measures aimed at addressing homelessness. This followed the large 'Raise the Roof' ...
  4. Sale of Luggala Estate a once in a generation opportunity for the state

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 03:51 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour spokesperson on the Arts, Joan Burton TD, has called on Minister Madigan to take action and bring the Luggala Estate into public ownership.Speaking today Deputy Burton said:"Following the passi...
  5. There is a need to shift policy from hoping the private sector will do most of the heavy lifting on housing.

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 03:20 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour's spokesperson on Housing, Jan O'Sullivan TD was today speaking in Dáil Éireann in support of the cross-party motion to enact emergency measures aimed at addressing homelessness. This fol...
  6. Bacik calls for Government to adopt Labour's gender pay gap bill

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 12:21 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Senator Ivana Bacik will today in the Seanad be leading for the Labour Senators in presenting the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill 2017 for Report Stage. Th...
  7. Admissions to Schools law serves the elite

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 11:43 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the Education (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018 which commenced today gives with one hand and takes with another in terms of equalit...
  8. Minister Ross needs to clear up ambiguity over Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company costs

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 10:54 am - Labour Party General Elections candidates for Dún Laoghaire and Dublin Rathdown, Councillor Deirdre Kingston and Councillor Lettie McCarthy, have expressed their concern at Minister Shane Ross’ pla...
  9. Democratic Socialism means business

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 08:41 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party has a strong track record when it comes to supporting business, trade and enterprise in Ireland. Labour in the last Government provided a €500 million Jobs Fund, plus tens of thous...
  10. For the city to grow and become more accessible Galway City Ring Road is an absolute necessity. - McNelis

    Tue Oct 2, 2018 - 05:05 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Mayor of Galway Cllr Niall McNelis has welcomed today's Cabinet announcement of €600 million for the development of the Galway City Ring Road.Speaking today Mayor McNelis said:"This is a very welcom...
  11. Defence has become an afterthought for the Taoiseach - Ryan

    Tue Oct 2, 2018 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour spokesperson for Defence, Brendan Ryan TD, has called on the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence Leo Varadkar to share the pending report into the inability of two Irish naval ships to launch th...
  12. Photo call and Doorstep Labour Party to launch presidential campaign posters – Today @ 11.30

    Mon Oct 1, 2018 - 04:41 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin and members of the Parliamentary Party will launch the Party’s posters for the presidential campaign.Deputy Howlin and members of the PLP will be available to ...
  13. HIQA have to be held accountable for lack of referrals of abuse allegations

    Mon Oct 1, 2018 - 11:36 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health Spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called on Ministers Harris and McGrath to investigate HIQA's handling of abuse allegations. Commenting today Deputy Kelly said:"HIQA have serious questio...
  14. Questions need to be answered over wasteful Health spend

    Fri Sep 28, 2018 - 02:08 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD has said serious questions need to be answered about wasteful spend in the Department of Health.Commenti...
  15. "Yet again this government has failed to deliver on housing.

    Fri Sep 28, 2018 - 10:49 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised Housing Minister and his cabinet colleagues for the failure to get a promised 'fast-track' housing plan off the ground in Poolbeg.Commenting Senator Humph...