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  1. Lobbying for Bank Bonuses must be resisted

    Sun Mar 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Finance to stand firm against growing pressure from banking lobbyists and investors to lift the bonus and wage caps in State owne...
  2. School Strike sending a clear message on Climate

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Speaking from the #SchoolStrike4Climate march in Cork, Labour Euro candidate for Ireland South, Sheila Nunan has welcomed today's action by school children around the country who are joining the clim...
  3. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Labour Group criticise anti-democratic moves by Council

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm - The Labour Party Labour Councillors on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have criticised plans by the Council Executive to defy a vote of the elected Council and bring in the newly established Land Development Age...
  4. Howlin utterly condemns terrorist attacks on Muslim Community in New Zealand.

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 10:53 am - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, has utterly condemned the terrorist attacks on Muslims in New Zealand.Deputy Howlin said:“On behalf of the Labour Party in Ireland and, I know, on beha...
  5. Statement on today's PPS announcement

    Thu Mar 14, 2019 - 03:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the judgement of the Public Prosecution Service to prosecute just one British soldier for his actions on Bloody Sunday, leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD spoke of t...
  6. Ending period poverty must go beyond words on a page

    Wed Mar 13, 2019 - 03:51 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Local Candidate The Labour Party’s Rebecca Moynihan has welcomed moves by the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus to bring public attention to the growing phenomenon of period poverty.Last year, Dublin City Council passed ...
  7. Time for meaningful Luas public safety campaign

    Wed Mar 13, 2019 - 12:31 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has called on all relevant stakeholders - the National Transport Authority, Dublin City Council, Transdev and the Department of Transport - to work togeth...
  8. Internet turns 30 but many Irish people without broadband feel like they are stuck in 1989

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 04:26 pm - Sean Sherlock TD On the 30th anniversary of the internet, Labour TD for Cork East, Seán Sherlock TD, has said that many Irish people still feel like they are stuck in 1989 because their internet is so slow.Deputy She...
  9. IAA right to suspend Boeing Max Aircraft

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 03:59 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport Spokesperson Sen. Kevin Humphreys has commended the Irish Aviation Association decision to temporarily suspend the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Irish Airspace.Sen. Humphrey...
  10. Labour doorstep today - 11.30am LH plinth

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 10:08 am - The Labour Party Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin will be available to speak to reporters today Tuesday 12th March at 11.30am on the latest Brexit developments.What: Doorstep with Brendan HowlinWhere: Leinster House...
  11. Defence Force Viability a major concern

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 03:42 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Defence spokesperson, Brendan Ryan TD has said that the Government must take seriously the warnings from RACO and others about the future viability of the Defence Forces as overall numbers fall...
  12. More PR spin at another Childcare launch

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 01:23 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Seán Sherlock TD has said today's press event by the Taoiseach and Minister for Children was just a launch about a launch with nothing tangible for p...
  13. Government must live up to Istanbul Convention commitments

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 12:39 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Party Spokesperson for Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has described as 'disheartening' reports today that Ireland has the inadequate provision of accommodation for victims of domestic violen...
  14. Fine Gael dragging feet on Gender Pay Gap Law

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 04:36 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Party Spokesperson on Equality Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has called on the Government to use Labour legislation which is already well on its way through the Oireachtas to introduce Gender Pay Gap ...
  15. Hannigan To Pedal Off on ‘Bike the Border’ Tour

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 11:55 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate On Saturday 9th March, Labour Party Euro candidate for Midlands North West, Dominic Hannigan, will kick off his ‘Bike the Border’ tour.Over the weekend Dominic will travel from Omeath in Co. Louth...