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  1. Latest Government housing proposals don’t go far enough

    Mon Jan 22, 2018 - 10:35 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the proposals announced by the Government today do not go far enough to address the housing crisis, that the State needs to more to proact...
  2. O'Sullivan calls for strategy on Vacant Homes

    Fri Jan 19, 2018 - 03:47 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that the thousands of vacant homes lying idle around the country remain the low hanging fruit option still underutilised by Government to ...
  3. Kelly demands action on M7 over safety issues

    Fri Jan 19, 2018 - 12:51 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Tipperary TD Alan Kelly has called for urgent action to address safety issues on the M7 in Tipperary, following recent collisions on the motorway near Roscrea.Deputy Kelly said:“I am very con...
  4. O'Sullivan welcomes Limerick jobs boost

    Fri Jan 19, 2018 - 10:50 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Enterprise and Innovation and Limerick City TD, Jan O’Sullivan, has welcomed the jobs boost announced for Limerick today, with up to 150 new roles set to come on stream at H&a...
  5. Statement by Brendan Howlin on Northern Ireland Talks

    Thu Jan 18, 2018 - 02:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Leader of the Labour Party and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Brendan Howlin TD has said:"It is a matter of deep regret that 12 months on, Northern Ireland is still without a functioning Executive, a...
  6. O'Sullivan calls for May Referendum on the Eighth Amendment

    Thu Jan 18, 2018 - 10:38 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party member of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called for the Taoiseach to unequivocally commit to holding a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendmen...
  7. Speech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 06:18 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik I welcome the Minister to the House, and welcome this important and historic debate. First - I, and my party, Labour, fully support the report’s recommendations, in particular the recommendation tha...
  8. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on the Report of the 8th Amendment Committee

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD  On Wednesday 4th May 1983, then Senator, Mary Robinson moved an amendment in Seanad Eireann. It said that Seanad Eireann refuses to give a second reading to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution...
  9. Bacik welcomes EU call to ban plastic packaging

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 05:17 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour spokesperson on Climate Action and the Environment, Senator Ivana Bacik, has welcomed plans by the EU to ensure all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030, saying that Ireland must move to tac...
  10. The 8th Amendment is dangerous and oppressive - Ó Ríordáin

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 04:27 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin I am an Irishman.Son of a woman forced to leave the Civil Service when she got married.Grandson to women who were born with no right to vote.Brother to a woman born the year the 8th amendment passed ...
  11. Poolbeg provides template for affordable homes in Clonburris SDZ

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 03:05 pm - Joanna Tuffy Labour spokesperson on Affordable Housing, Joanna Tuffy has called on South Dublin County Council to look to example of the Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) Planning Scheme when amending ...
  12. Section 39 workers deserve respect and pay restoration

    Wed Jan 17, 2018 - 02:11 pm - Alan Kelly TD Speaking in advance of the Dáil debate, Labour spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has called for the pay of Section 39 workers to be restored in line with their Section 38 colleagues in the publi...
  13. Regulations must be brought in around rogue crisis pregnancy agencies in 2018

    Tue Jan 16, 2018 - 06:18 pm - Martina Genockey, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Health Promotion, Martina Genockey, has said the Minister for Health must regulate rogue crisis pregnancy agencies during this Dáil session.Councillor Genockey said:“Du...
  14. Statement by Labour leader Brendan Howlin TD, post European Council, Brussels, 14-15 December 2017

    Tue Jan 16, 2018 - 04:51 pm - Brendan Howlin TD It is now nearly a month on since the December EU Council meeting.Significant progress was made on Brexit and on the EU leader’s agenda.It is unfortunate that debate in Ireland on many of the change...
  15. Statement by Jan O'Sullivan on the death of Dolores O'Riordan

    Mon Jan 15, 2018 - 05:49 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party TD for Limerick City, Jan O’Sullivan has offered her sympathies to the family and bandmates of Cranberries frontwoman, Dolores O’Riordan.Deputy O’Sullivan said:“I was saddened to ...