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  1. Labour's Genuine Progress Indicators Bill to be debated during PMB today

    Thu Mar 22, 2018 - 10:46 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party’s Genuine Progress Indicators and National Distributional Accounts Bill 2017 will be debated during Private Members time in the Dáil today.The legislation aims to give deeper insig...
  2. Montague praises efforts of emergency service workers in Metro Hotel fire

    Thu Mar 22, 2018 - 09:49 am - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour Councillor in Ballymun and representative in Dublin North West, Andrew Montague, has praised the emergency services for their swift reaction in dealing with last night’s fire at the Metro Hot...
  3. Brexit is a tragedy not a farce

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 07:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Keynote Address by Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party at  public meeting on Brexit, 21st March, 2018Good evening.It is a pleasure to welcome you all here to the Gresham Hotel to discuss the i...
  4. Patients being denied hot food another twist in trolley crisis - Kelly

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 04:43 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has expressed concern that people waiting on hospital trolleys are being denied hot food in some of Ireland’s largest hospitals.Deputy Kelly said:“It ...
  5. Vote marks significant staging post on journey to repeal 8th amendment

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 01:59 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin has welcomed the outcome of the second stage vote on the Referendum Bill to repeal the 8th amendment to the constitution.Deputy Howlin said:"This is undoubtedly a h...
  6. Comprehensive response needed from Government on rental crisis

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the latest report from the Residential Tenancies Board, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD has said tenants are still facing rising rents, with those outside the rent pressu...
  7. The 8th Amendment is barbaric, insensitive & goes against all common decency - Kelly

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 10:05 am - Alan Kelly TD For me, repealing the eighth amendment is about trusting women. It is also about trusting men. I might also say that it is about trusting the electorate and legislators. That is what we are here to do...
  8. Speech by Brendan Howlin on Referendum Bill to repeal the 8th amendment

    Tue Mar 20, 2018 - 07:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD “Our Opportunity to change an Amendment that fulfilled the worst fears of those who opposed it and never fulfilled the dreams of those that supported it”Speech by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the ...
  9. Vigilance needed on latest Brexit deal

    Mon Mar 19, 2018 - 03:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has urged caution in response to today's agreement between the UK and EU on the transition period.Deputy Howlin said:“Whil...
  10. The Sinn Féin mask slips again - Howlin

    Mon Mar 19, 2018 - 02:20 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the suspension of Senator Máire Devine from Sinn Féin, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has said that it is clear that any hope that the new Sinn Féin leadership would herald t...
  11. Schools most in need should receive sports funding

    Sun Mar 18, 2018 - 03:21 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Dublin Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has expressed his concern at today’s article in the Sunday Business Post regarding the allocation of school sports grants.Senator Kevin Humphreys commented:“I...
  12. 'Gerry Adams Day' proclamation an insult to victims

    Sun Mar 18, 2018 - 02:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, has said it was both unfortunate and inappropriate for the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, to proclaim a Gerry Adams day in New York.Mr Howlin said it was even ...
  13. Privitisation of bus routes very worrying

    Sat Mar 17, 2018 - 09:31 am - Labour Youth  Labour Youth is extremely alarmed to hear that Bus Éireann has lost the right to operate on six routes on the Kildare-Dublin corridor to Go Ahead, a British operator.Chairperson Chloe Manahan comme...
  14. Speech by Aodhán Ó Ríordáin to Irish Stand, Riverside Church, NYC

    Sat Mar 17, 2018 - 12:00 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Speaking at tonight’s ‘Irish Stand’ event in the iconic Riverside Church in New York City, Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has condemned Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s invitation to Presi...
  15. Optional protocol in the UN Convention is a must - Labour Disability

    Fri Mar 16, 2018 - 02:33 pm - Labour Disability has called on Minister for Disability Issues Finian McGrath to ensure that the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is ratifi...