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  1. Full school fire audit needed

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a full audit of fire safety resources in schools.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“It is time for a full audit of all fire safety ...
  2. Govt failing renters in Fingal

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour By-Election candidate for Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has said the Government is continuing to fail renters in Dublin North County.It comes as the latest quarterly report from Daft.ie shows aver...
  3. Gridlock: Traffic cameras needed in bus lanes

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 12:06 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has slammed the move by Minister Ross not to legislate to install traffic cameras on bus lanes to fine drivers who use them illegally.Senator...
  4. Rental crisis- time to freeze rents

    Tue Nov 12, 2019 - 08:34 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Deputy Jan O’Sullivan has said it is time for a rent freeze to be introduced to give renters a much needed break.It comes as the latest quarterly rental report from Daft....
  5. Government have no vision for Midlands

    Mon Nov 11, 2019 - 05:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the closure of ESB plants in the Midlands, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the government has no vision and is not providing enough hope of good em...
  6. Together we can build an Equal Society

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 08:27 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD to Labour Party Annual Conference 2019.Our country is at a crossroads again.Labour wants everyone to share our country’s wealth, but others do not.The choic...
  7. Clarity needed on National Maternity Hospital site

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 02:23 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD has called on Minister for Health to take control of the situation regarding the National Maternity Hospital.This comes as the former master of the N...
  8. We must make our voice heard for those who need us

    Sat Nov 9, 2019 - 10:30 am - Alan Mangan Good morning fellow delegatesOn behalf of the Longford Westmeath Labour Party I want to thank you for coming to this year’s National Labour Conference here in MullingarBut I hope to see you again ne...
  9. Labour to outline plans for An Equal Society

    Fri Nov 8, 2019 - 03:28 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party’s annual national conference takes place in Mullingar tomorrow and will focus on the party’s commitment to Building an Equal Society.The conference will also see the official laun...
  10. Job losses: Proper investment needed in the Midlands

    Fri Nov 8, 2019 - 12:14 pm - Willie Penrose TD Responding to news of the closure of two ESB plants in the Midlands next year, Labour TD for Longford Westmeath, Willie Penrose said:“ESB and Bórd na Móna have been major employers in the Midlands...
  11. Traffic chaos: Let children go free on Dublin transport in December

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 03:53 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for free fares for children to be instated on public transport in Dublin in December in a bid to encourage more people to leave their...
  12. Howlin calls for progressive unity in by-elections

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 02:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking about the Dáil debate on moving the Writ for the four Bye-elections, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called for unity among progressive parties and independents to oppose ...
  13. O'Sullivan says RTE restructuring plan and decision to close Limerick studio must be fought

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 07:42 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Limerick Labour T.D Jan O’Sullivan says RTE’s decision to close its Limerick studio and move Lyric FM to Dublin and Cork must be resisted.The Limerick T.D said:“We have to come together and figh...
  14. Galvin calls for Emergency Kildare County Council meeting over Irish Water

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 06:15 pm - Cllr Ciara Galvin Cllr. Ciara Galvin of the Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District has today (Wednesday 6th November) called for an emergency meeting of Kildare County Council on the matter of the ongoing Boil Water Noti...
  15. Government has failed Cork Health Services

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 05:25 pm - John Maher Cork University Hospital asks public to explore other options before attending Emergency Department - 65 on trolleys today.Labour Cork Cllr John Maher has called for urgent action from the Government ...