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  1. Taoiseach making a mockery of democratic institutions-Kelly

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 11:22 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly has said it is vital that documents that were given to the leader of Fianna Fáil yesterday are given to other Opposition parties today.Deputy Kelly said:“T...
  2. New Justice documents must be released

    Sat Nov 25, 2017 - 07:59 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called for the batch of documents provided to Fianna Fáil from the Department of Justice to be provided to all opposition parties, and that clarity is needed...
  3. Independent Alliance only concerned for own seats

    Fri Nov 24, 2017 - 04:52 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said in reaction to this afternoon's comments by the Independent Alliance that it is clear their only concern is retaining their own seats, instead of asking for answ...
  4. Labour on election footing

    Fri Nov 24, 2017 - 02:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, at today’s meeting of the Labour Party Parliamentary Party, laid out the Labour Party’s plan for the possibility of a general election.Deputy Howlin said:...
  5. Costello proposed new Strategy for resolving housing and homeless crisis

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 05:26 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at the Labour Party meeting on “Housing and Urban Regeneration” in the Skylon Hotel on Thursday 23 November, Joe Costello stated that all recent indicators demonstrated that the housing c...
  6. Labour calls on Minister for Justice and Equality to apologise to Dáil Éireann

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 05:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour leader Brendan Howlin has today called on the Minister for Justice and Equality to apologise to Dáil Éireann for his failings and those of his Department to prevent incorrect information from...
  7. Stepaside station opening not a priority says Dublin Garda Chief - Kelly

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 12:19 pm - Alan Kelly TD Vice Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD, has described the re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station as incredible.Deputy Kelly said:“What we heard at this morning’s Public Ac...
  8. Bring Back Operation Freeflow to tackle Traffic Chaos

    Wed Nov 22, 2017 - 03:02 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Sen. Kevin Humphreys has said that the traffic chaos this morning shows the need for the reinstatement of Operation Freeflow in the run up to Christmas. Senator Humphrey...
  9. Kelly calls on Taoiseach to correct Dáil record again regarding McCabe controversy

    Wed Nov 22, 2017 - 11:00 am - Alan Kelly TD Deputy Alan Kelly has called on the Taoiseach to correct the Dáil record regarding the Maurice McCabe controversy.Deputy Kelly said:“I am not satisfied that the Dáil received accurate information ...
  10. Kelly to address issues relating to Department of Justice today @ 11

    Wed Nov 22, 2017 - 09:33 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly, will be available to speak to reporters on issues relating to the Department of Justice.When: 11am, Wednesday 22nd November 2017Where: Leinster House PorticoContac...
  11. Minister for Children must take action on HIQA foster care report

    Tue Nov 21, 2017 - 02:24 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the findings of a HIQA progress report on Tusla-operated foster care services in Cork.The return inspec...
  12. Nash publishes Labour Bill to tackle bogus self employment

    Tue Nov 21, 2017 - 09:15 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Employment spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash has today published a Bill to tackle bogus self-employment contracts that deny workers the same protection and entitlements as their employed colleague...
  13. Nash welcomes creation of new public sector union

    Mon Nov 20, 2017 - 01:06 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the amalgamation of IMPACT, Civil and Public Services Union and Public Sector Executive Union into Fórsa....
  14. Taoiseach must correct Dáil record on Senior ODCE Garda position

    Sun Nov 19, 2017 - 02:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has said that the Taoiseach should correct the Dáil record on the misleading information provided on the filling of the most senior Garda position in the Office ...
  15. Delaying Deposit Protection Scheme until 2019 bad for renters

    Sun Nov 19, 2017 - 09:00 am - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour Community Affairs spokesperson, Cllr Andrew Montague has expressed his disappointment on learning that the Government now intends delaying the introduction of a rent deposit protection scheme u...