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  1. Labour to launch Irish language posters today @ 11.30

    Thu May 3, 2018 - 09:33 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin This morning, the Labour Party will launch their Irish language referendum posters at 11.30 on Merrion Street. Party Leader Brendan Howlin, Irish language spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and 8th Co...
  2. Government must end pay inequality for nurses

    Thu May 3, 2018 - 08:57 am - Alan Kelly TD Speaking from the INMO annual delegate conference, Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said in order to tackle the staffing crisis in our hospitals, the Government must end pay inequality f...
  3. Government must respond to job losses in Athy

    Wed May 2, 2018 - 04:57 pm - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour representative for South Kildare, Cllr Mark Wall has said the news that Coca Cola is to close its plant in Athy with the loss of 82 jobs is a devastating blow for the town, and that the Governm...
  4. Access to Medicines Conference speech

    Wed May 2, 2018 - 01:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD at Access to Medicines Conference,  Wednesday 2nd May, 2018Thank you for asking me to speak today.The discovery and development of new drugs has dramat...
  5. Women caught up in cervical scandal should have medical costs covered

    Wed May 2, 2018 - 12:18 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has said the State must ensure that the full medical costs are covered for all women with cervical cancer who have been caught up in the scandal.Deputy Ke...
  6. Senator Ivana Bacik to speak at Cross-political Grouping Launch of Yes Campaign today

    Wed May 2, 2018 - 10:14 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Senator Ivana Bacik will be speaking today at the launch of a cross-political and cross-professional group seeking to secure public understanding and support for the recommendations of the Joint Oirea...
  7. Not too late for young people to have their say on the 8th

    Tue May 1, 2018 - 09:34 am - Jane Horgan Jones, Cllr Following reports that up to 150,000 young people are not registered to vote in the upcoming referendum to repeal the eighth amendment, Labour Party Director of Elections, Councillor Jane Horgan Jones...
  8. May Day Statement from Jack O'Connor

    Tue May 1, 2018 - 12:00 am - Jack O'Connor Speaking on May Day 2018, Labour Party Chairperson Jack O'Connor issued the following statement:"Best wishes to everyone on May Day.Even before it became International Workers Day, May Day traditional...
  9. Urgent solutions needed on CervicalCheck

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 04:42 pm - Labour Women Labour Women has noted with great concern that 17 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy have died and are urging for urgent solutions to avoid such tragic errors from occurring into the futu...
  10. Ireland needs to do better for its women and girls

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 03:35 pm - Martina Genockey, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Health Promotion, Cllr Martina Genockey, has said steps must be taken to reassure women who are understandably worried and concerned in the wake of the Cervical Check cont...
  11. Nash welcomes massive Pharma investment in Louth

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 12:39 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs & Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash has welcomed the announcment of the first major Chinese biopharma investment in Ireland by WuXi Biologics that will ...
  12. Howlin remarks at Barnier meeting in Dundalk

    Mon Apr 30, 2018 - 10:00 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the all-island civic dialogue meeting with Michel Barnier in Dundalk today, Monday 30th April, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD outlined the need for absolute clarity by the June meet...
  13. Kelly calls for Health Committee to meet on CervicalCheck controversy

    Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 06:18 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has called for the Oireachtas Health Committee to meet next week on the revelations about the cervical cancer screening programme.Deputy Kelly said:"The revela...
  14. McDonald's remarks on Westminister are self serving and wrong

    Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has described Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald’s remarks that Brexit could not be stopped or ameliorated at Westminster as 100% wrong.Responding to remarks by t...
  15. Minister needs to put plans for future funding of higher education on the official record

    Fri Apr 27, 2018 - 09:20 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the Ministers for Higher Education to put her plans for future funding of higher education on the record of both Houses of the Oireac...