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  1. 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...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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....
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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...
  9. Howlin condemns jingoistic UK Sun editorial

    Sat Nov 18, 2017 - 11:41 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has described a jingoistic editorial in the UK Sun newspaper condemning Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as ‘ignorant, bullying and ageist’.Deputy Howlin said:"The edit...
  10. Report shows need to tackle homeless crisis- O'Sullivan

    Sat Nov 18, 2017 - 11:31 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said today’s report by Focus Ireland on the impact of homelessness on families and children, highlights the need for urgent action to tackle ...
  11. Mixed signals on Brexit must come to a stop - Howlin

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 05:15 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern regarding mixed signals being sent by Leo Varadkar and his government on Brexit.Deputy Howlin was spea...
  12. Pillar of Social Rights must be backed by Government Action

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD With the proclamation today in Gothenburg of the European Pillar of Social Rights, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that it must now be backed up by Government action.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  13. Government delay on Sports Capital Grants hurting clubs

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 09:00 am - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Sport, Cllr Mark Wall has said that the continuing delays to the allocations of Sports Capital Grants are seriously threatening the viability of club projects. The deadline for ...
  14. An Post must retain its branch post office in Phibsborough- Costello

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 04:45 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at a public meeting in the Scouts’ Hall Phibsborough, Joe Costello, Labour Party Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration criticised An Post for deciding to close down one of its last three remai...
  15. Government failing to tackle the Housing Crisis

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 04:32 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Galway City Labour Councillor Niall McNelis has slammed the Government for it's failure to tackle the housing crisis in a meaningful way despite the many suggestions that have been forward. Labour is ...