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  1. FG Should Support Local Communities Fight Graffiti

    Wed Apr 3, 2019 - 12:41 pm - The Labour Party Senator Humphreys has called for the reinstatement of the Community Graffiti Reduction Programme which ceased in 2009. The aims of the programme were to fund the removal of any graffiti within a publi...
  2. Outrageous school shooting demands strong Government response

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 06:04 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD for Dublin West, Joan Burton has called on the Fine Gael Government to respond urgently to the outrageous shooting incident that occurred outside the Riversdale Community College this aftern...
  3. Europe must look after its citizens

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 03:16 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan meets with EU Commission Vice President in Brussels and lead candidate for the Party of European Socialists.Labour European election candidate for Ireland South, Sheila Nunan, travelled t...
  4. Questions need to be answered on smear tests being recalled

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 03:12 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that it is not right that women who are going through the CervicalCheck programme are having their smear tests expire while those who can affo...
  5. Private meeting for politicians with Zuckerberg not good enough

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 01:59 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Communications Seán Sherlock TD has questioned why three TDs agreed to a private meeting today with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg rather than hold a public appearance at a p...
  6. Time for a Citizens Assembly on Educational Patronage

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson for Education Sen. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has reiterated his call for a Citizens' Assembly to be reconvened to consider changes to our Constitution to address religious control of t...
  7. 100 Years Since Markievicz; We Need More Women in Cabinet

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 09:53 am - Senator Ivana Bacik On the centenary of Markievicz's appointment, Senator Bacik has called for an increase in the number of women around the Cabinet table. Today 2nd April 2019 marks the centenary of Count...
  8. Labs should not be calling for suspension of CervicalCheck programme

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has condemned the labs carrying out analysis of smear tests for leaking their wish to suspend the CervicalCheck screening programme days before they are...
  9. No Revenue estimates for Custom losses in a no deal Brexit

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 03:15 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson, Joan Burton TD has expressed her surprise at the lack of estimates from the Revenue Commissions of tax and duty losses from smuggling in the event of a no deal Brexit, wit...
  10. Hannigan commends ‘dedication and impressive track record’ of Marian Harkin

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 01:05 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands-North-West constituency, has commended Marian Harkin for her ‘dedication and impressive track record’ as an MEP....
  11. Zappone Must Clarify Tusla Accommodation Guidelines

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 12:40 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Spokesperson on Equality Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has called for Minister Zappone to instruct Tusla to use the correct European guidelines for the establishment of accommodation for domestic viol...
  12. National Maternity Strategy too important to be stalled

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 11:32 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health Spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the National Maternity Spokesperson must be prioritised by Government.This comes as reports in today’s Irish Times state that the fundi...
  13. CervicalCheck delays forcing women to get private tests

    Sun Mar 31, 2019 - 11:41 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called on Minister Simon Harris to explain to women who have been waiting over 28 weeks for smear test results why women who are paying privately ca...
  14. Metro plans to demolish 8 homes who have not been consulted

    Fri Mar 29, 2019 - 01:48 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has declared the planned eviction of eight families and the demolition of eight Local Authority homes on Townsend Street as 'a disgrace' and has called on the Ministers ...
  15. Opportunity there to drive a Green New Deal for Ireland

    Thu Mar 28, 2019 - 07:44 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speaking in relation to the report of the Climate Action Committee, the Labour Party’s member on the committee Seán Sherlock TD welcomed the strong cross-party co-operation in writing the Committee...