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  1. Fine Gael consistently failing renters

    Mon May 13, 2019 - 09:27 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Following the publication of today's Daft.ie report, Deputy Jan O'Sullivan has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to introduce a rent register and bring in rent controls across Ireland. Deputy O'Su...
  2. FG never believed in injecting centres

    Sun May 12, 2019 - 12:16 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to media reports that the first supervised injecting centre is unlikely to ahead, the Labour Party’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has slammed Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance’s lack of f...
  3. FG cannot be trusted with national industries or major public investment

    Sun May 12, 2019 - 09:21 am - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks at the Annual James Connolly Commemoration at Arbour Hill, 12th May 2019 by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party.Howlin says broadband should be publicly owned; and FG is opposed to S...
  4. FG and FF must clarify their position on an EU Army

    Fri May 10, 2019 - 01:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the recent debate between four contenders to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission, the leader of Labour, Brendan Howlin TD, called on Fine Gael and Fianna ...
  5. Cadbury job losses a major blow to community

    Fri May 10, 2019 - 10:08 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government, Minister for Social Welfare, to immediately begin work with Unions and its members to protect vulnerable Cadbury workers facing red...
  6. Our challenge: 60 million tonnes of carbon dioxide

    Fri May 10, 2019 - 07:25 am - The Labour Party Remarks by Brendan Ryan TD in the Dáil debate on the report of the all-party Climate Action Committee, 9 May 2019The climate challenge facing Ireland boils down to one simple fact: greenhouse gas emi...
  7. Broadband network should be held in public ownership

    Thu May 9, 2019 - 01:39 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking today in the Dáil Jan O'Sullivan TD, Labour spokesperson for Enterprise and Innovation, said of the National Broadband Plan;"The question of rural broadband is not about whether or not we sh...
  8. O’Sullivan calls for urgent release of funding for Home Loan Scheme

    Thu May 9, 2019 - 11:43 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Jan O'Sullivan TD, Labour Party spokesperson on Housing,  has called on the Government to immediately sanction the continued funding of the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme which has stalled a...
  9. Public should own National Broadband Company

    Wed May 8, 2019 - 04:55 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the publication by Government of background papers on the National Broadband Plan, the leader of the Labour Party and former Minister for Public Expenditure, Brendan Howlin TD ...
  10. Time to declare moritorium on student accomodation in North Inner City

    Wed May 8, 2019 - 03:05 pm - Joe Costello Joe Costello, Labour Spokesperson for Urban Regeneration, has raised concerns over the concentration of student accommodation being developed in the North Inner City.Mr. Costello said: "The proli...
  11. Relationship between parent and school should not be a financial one

    Wed May 8, 2019 - 09:38 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has reiterated his proposal for a ban on voluntary contributions. This proposal is included in the Labour Party ’Free Education Bill...
  12. FG putting electoral politics first with broadband announcement

    Tue May 7, 2019 - 06:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the Government’s announcement on awarding a €3 billion tender against the advice of senior civil servants, the former Minister for Public Expenditure, and leader of the Labour Party, B...
  13. School network must be a national broadband priority

    Tue May 7, 2019 - 02:39 pm - Sheila Nunan Ireland South Labour candidate Sheila Nunan, commenting on the National Broadband Plan has said that schools must be a priority for the rollout of the new network, and that everywhere she travels acro...
  14. Hannigan calls for Ireland to declare climate emergency

    Mon May 6, 2019 - 01:05 pm - Dominic Hannigan Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate in the Midlands North West constituency, has called for Ireland to declare a climate emergency. Tackling climate chaos is one of...
  15. Carbon Budgets will be the test of Government sincerity on climate emergency

    Mon May 6, 2019 - 12:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the latest UN report about species extinction, the Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called for the Government do more than call a climate emergency, but to set a ...