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  1. Wexford sympathies sent to ‘Sister City’ Annapolis

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 11:35 am - Mayor George Lawlor Deputy Mayor of Wexford Cllr. George Lawlor has expressed sympathy to the people of Annapolis, Maryland following the gun attack yesterday that has left at least 5 people dead and others seriously inj...
  2. Juvenile spat between FF and FG devoid of policy differences

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 10:50 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has criticised the juvenile spat that has broken out between the Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil as devoid of policy differences with both agreed on the limited package f...
  3. Taoiseach and Prime Minister should attend Intergovernmental Conference

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 08:52 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has welcomed the long awaited announcement of a date for a British-Irish Intergovernmental conference on 25th July but said it is necessary now for the Taoiseach and...
  4. We cannot underestimate the challenges that come with changing our approach to drug addiction

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 05:03 pm - Alan Kelly TD Speaking on the National Drugs Strategy, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly has said that we must take a health-led approach to the drugs issue.Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Kelly said:“We...
  5. Bord Pleanála admission of error on St.Annes's justifies judicial review

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed the admission by An Bord Pleanála that they made an error in granting planning permission to build 536 units on St...
  6. 3826 children homeless - school holidays a nightmare for Hotel families

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 03:18 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O'Sullivan, speaking on Dáil statements on child homelessness reacted to the latest figures for May, saying it is a national scandal that 3,826 children are homeless,...
  7. Donegal Gold Band discovery shows need for review of legislation

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 01:06 pm - Joan Burton TD Commenting on the discovery of four Bronze Age gold bands in Co. Donegal, Labour spokesperson on Culture and Heritage, Joan Burton TD has called for a review of current legislation around artefact fin...
  8. Time to make primary education free

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 11:30 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has today published new proposals to ensure a real free primary education so that the State provides school books at no cost to parents, b...
  9. Hynes is the real deal for working people in Carlow - Kilkenny

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 07:19 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment Spokesperson Ged Nash has described Denis Hynes who is the new Labour Party candidate for Carlow-Kilkenny as ‘the real deal for working people’ in the constituency.Senator ...
  10. Gov must insist on a deadline for UK to resolve backstop at EU Council

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 03:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Taoiseach, this will mark your fifth EU Council meeting.It will also mark two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Unfortunately, we can report that little progress has been made on ...
  11. Couples in same-sex marriages need more parental rights

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 02:38 pm - Labour Lgbt Labour LGBT is calling for the immediate commencement of legislation to allow for formal parental rights for couples in same sex marriages following a peaceful protest held outside Leinster House toda...
  12. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown agrees to make the Council work better for new parents

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 10:39 am - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the agreement of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council's organisational committee that it will look at formulating and implem...
  13. FG need to show political leadership to drive change in an Garda Síochána

    Tue Jun 26, 2018 - 04:28 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Commenting on the appointment of Mr Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner, Labour spokesperson on Justice Seán Sherlock TD welcomed Mr Harris's appointment.Deputy Sherlock said:"I wish Mr Harris well in ...
  14. External Garda Commissioner is an opportunity to inject new thinking into Gardaí

    Tue Jun 26, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the appointment of Mr Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin said:"The recruitment of an external person into the role of Garda Commissioner is an opportunity to...
  15. Efforts by FG & FF election candidates to delay building of social housing in Dun Laoghaire unacceptable

    Tue Jun 26, 2018 - 01:26 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour candidate for Dun Laoghaire, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has expressed outrage at attempts by two general elections candidates to delay the building of social housing in Dún Laoghaire. At a local a...