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  1. We can end child homelessness; as long as the political will is there.

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 04:41 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan has said that if we are to fulfill the ideals of the Democratic Programme one hundred years after its publication, then we must remove all barrie...
  2. JobPath no longer fit for purpose

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 03:40 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Speech by Labour TD, Deputy Brendan Ryan, in Dáil Éireann, 05/02/2019Remarks on Job PathThe Labour Party will be supporting the Sinn Féin motion tonight.The devastating crash caused by Fianna Fáil...
  3. FG need to change direction on ensuring each child has a fair start

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 03:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Decency, Justice and Equality are Labour’s core values.Today we are talking about what these values mean when it comes to children and young people.When Labour’s leader, Tom Johnson, wrote the 191...
  4. Lack of GP contract just another failure of Fine Gael in Health

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 02:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the Dáil today, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD raised the issue of the ongoing failure of the government to deliver new GP contracts.Speaking today, Deputy Howlin said...
  5. Labour to demand a fair start for every child

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 01:37 pm - Sean Sherlock TD To mark the centenary of the 1st Dáil and the Democratic Programme, a motion will be debated today in Labour Party Private Members Time calling for a fair start for every child.Recognising and emphas...
  6. Ministers have further questions to answer on Children’s Hospital

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 11:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said further answers are needed from Simon Harris and Paschal Donohoe on the mismanagement of the National Children’s Hospital overspend.Deputy K...
  7. Labour to hold doorstep today @ 11.30

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 08:38 am - Labour Party TD Jan O’Sullivan and Senators Ivana Bacik and Kevin Humphreys will be available today at 11.30 to speak to reporters on Labour Private Members’ Business taking place in the Dáil and...
  8. Labour to facilitate Parental Leave Bill in Seanad

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 07:29 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Seanad Whip, Sen. Kevin Humphreys has confirmed that the Labour group will tomorrow, Wednesday 6th February facilitate the committee stage of the Social Democrat’s Parental Leave (Amendment) ...
  9. Howlin rejects Taoiseach comments on corporate governance

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 06:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has rejected the assertion by the Taoiseach that corporate governance rules take precedence over Government circulars. Their appointee certainly should have infor...
  10. Government must establish Digital Safety Commissioner.

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 01:21 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party Justice and Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson, Seán Sherlock TD has urged the Government to reconsider its decision not to appoint a Digital Safety Commissioner. Following the publ...
  11. Donohoe has as many questions to answer on Children's Hospital as Harris

    Mon Feb 4, 2019 - 12:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said Minister Paschal Donohoe has as many questions to answer on the mismanagement in the spending of the National Children’s Hospital as Ministe...
  12. Niall Quinn to join Ó Ríordáin for Public Meeting on Future of Irish Football

    Mon Feb 4, 2019 - 12:10 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Former Irish soccer international Niall Quinn will join a panel of speakers at a public meeting tonight aimed at assessing how politics can help the development of football in Ireland.  The event tak...
  13. High Salaries for new County Mayors a disgrace as Dublin ignored

    Fri Feb 1, 2019 - 12:53 pm - Dermot Lacey, Cllr Cllr Dermot Lacey, a Labour City Councillor for Pembroke and former Lord Mayor of Dublin, has branded the proposals by Minister John Paul Phelan to set the salary of the three new County Mayors at the...
  14. Allowance restoration is far to slow for Defence Forces families

    Fri Feb 1, 2019 - 10:27 am - Willie Penrose TD Deputy Willie Penrose has raised the issue of restoration of allowances for members of the Defence Forces with An Taoiseach and Minister for Defence.Deputy Penrose said;"I asked the Minister for Defen...
  15. Deferral a major relief for hundreds of students.

    Thu Jan 31, 2019 - 12:21 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour TD Willie Penrose has welcomed today's announcement from Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor that changes to the minimum entry requirements for the Professional Master of Education (PME) for primar...