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  1. Affordable housing should be a requirement of any Strategic Development Zones

    Fri May 11, 2018 - 02:37 pm - Joanna Tuffy Labour spokesperson on Affordable Housing, Joanna Tuffy, has called on the Government to have explicit requirements for affordable housing in any future Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) Orders.Ms. Tuf...
  2. Spin on bogus self employment reflects lack of focus on decent jobs for young people

    Thu May 10, 2018 - 07:30 pm - Jack O'Connor Cynical exercise in spin on Bogus Self Employment reflects wider issue of lack of Government focus on “Decent Jobs” for young people.  Speaking at a meeting of the reactivated Liam Kavanagh/East ...
  3. Apple decision a blow for the West

    Thu May 10, 2018 - 11:04 am - Niall McNelis, Cllr Labour representative in Galway West, Cllr Níall McNelis has said that today's decision by Apple to scrap plans for a data centre in Athenry is a body blow for the west of Ireland.Cllr McNelis said:"...
  4. Costello to host Dublin Central Repeal Meeting

    Wed May 9, 2018 - 01:59 pm - Joe Costello Speaking in advance of a public meeting in Dalymount tonight on Repeal the 8th Joe Costello, Labour Party Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, said that after 35 years it was high time that the 8th Ame...
  5. Anti-social behaviour on DART services needs to be tackled

    Wed May 9, 2018 - 01:45 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a Garda presence on DART services for a limited time to curb anti-social behaviour on evening services.Se...
  6. Time for action, not more announcements on baptism barrier

    Wed May 9, 2018 - 09:23 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Education Minister to present his legislation to the Oireachtas to end the baptism barrier as soon as possible.Senator Ó ...
  7. Other social media companies should follow suit on foreign ad ban

    Tue May 8, 2018 - 03:22 pm - Jane Horgan Jones, Cllr Labour Party Director of Elections for the Repeal Referendum, Jane Horgan Jones, has welcomed moves by Facebook Ireland to clamp down on foreign ads during the referendum campaign.Councillor Horgan Jo...
  8. Bill to close Gender Pay Gap already in the Oireachtas

    Mon May 7, 2018 - 02:04 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Seanad Leader, Senator Ivana Bacik has reminded the Government that there is already a bill progressing through the Oireachtas that can quickly be passed to kick start efforts to close the gend...
  9. Labour Chairperson dismisses Government initiative on Bogus Self Employment

    Mon May 7, 2018 - 01:20 pm - Jack O'Connor Speaking at the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the Ballinasloe based Labour and Trade Union activist Stephen Connell, Labour Party Chairperson Jack O'Connor dismissed the Government’s initiati...
  10. Bacik launches Labour Yes Campaign in Galway

    Fri May 4, 2018 - 01:46 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Today, Senator Ivana Bacik launched the Labour Party campaign for a Yes vote in Galway, with Labour representative for Galway West, Councillor Niall McNelis.Senator Bacik said:“I am delighted to be ...
  11. Action needed to improve Garda morale

    Fri May 4, 2018 - 12:39 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Justice Seán Sherlock has said that action is needed to restore Garda morale and questions must be answered about why the perception exists that one rule applies to the top, an...
  12. Management accountability needed in maternity services failure at Portiuncula

    Fri May 4, 2018 - 11:47 am - Alan Kelly TD Commenting on the report into maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the management need to take accountability for what happened an...
  13. O’Connor calls for innovative thinking to address commuter misery

    Fri May 4, 2018 - 11:31 am - Jack O'Connor Jack O Connor, who has been selected to contest the next General Election for the Labour Party in Wicklow, has called for an urgent integrated response, entailing innovative thinking, to address the p...
  14. Daft report shows Government needs a reality check on housing

    Fri May 4, 2018 - 11:18 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O'Sullivan TD, reacting to the latest Daft.ie report has said that it shows the absolute failure of the Government's Rent Pressure Zone model to slow the pace of in...
  15. Labour Youth urge young people to get registered

    Thu May 3, 2018 - 10:10 am - Labour Youth Labour Youth is urging young people nationwide to get registered to vote for the upcoming referendum by the deadline on 8th May.National Chairperson Chloe Manahan commented:“With less than a week to...