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  1. Childcare workers right to protest must be respected

    Thu Jan 30, 2020 - 10:19 am - Duncan Smith TD Labour General Election candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has called on the Department of Children to respect early years educators right to protest.It comes as the Department ...
  2. Did Zappone sign off on Department Creche Circular?

    Thu Jan 30, 2020 - 10:12 am - Sean Sherlock TD Responding to reports that creche owners face losing State funding if they take part in the upcoming protest by childcare workers, Labour Party spokesperson on Childcare Seán Sherlock TD has called o...
  3. Labour will invest in Education and reduce costs for parents

    Wed Jan 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD The Labour Party has today published plans to invest in education and reduce costs for parents, with a focus on making primary school education genuinely free-of-charge.Speaking at the launch of the p...
  4. Sensible approach needed to reform election postering

    Tue Jan 28, 2020 - 04:59 pm - Ciara Kennedy Labour's general election candidate for Cork South Central, Ciara Kennedy, has said a sensible and practical approach is needed in order to reform the regulations around election postering:“The argu...
  5. Labour Party Manifesto 2020 published

    Tue Jan 28, 2020 - 11:52 am - The Labour Party The Labour Party has today launched its manifesto for Election 2020 setting out our key measures aimed at Building an Equal Society.Labour’s core commitments are to stop the waste of public money se...
  6. Labour candidate Alan ‘Budda’ Mangan launches election campaign

    Tue Jan 28, 2020 - 09:31 am - Alan Mangan Labour candidate for Longford/Westmeath, Alan ‘Budda’ Mangan launched his election campaign to a full house of supporters in Castletown Geoghegan community centre on Saturday 18th of January.At th...
  7. We need to see more progress on National Maternity Strategy

    Mon Jan 27, 2020 - 02:35 pm - Rebecca Moynihan Labour Party General Election candidate, Rebecca Moynihan, has said that the women of Ireland need the Maternity Strategy to be rolled out not delayed.Councillor Moynihan said:“The testimony by Mark...
  8. Clarity needed on future funding of National Maternity Strategy

    Mon Jan 27, 2020 - 01:56 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the resignation of Mark Molloy from the HSE board, raises serious questions about National Maternity Strategy.Deputy Kelly said:“The resigna...
  9. For Better Pay and Job Security

    Mon Jan 27, 2020 - 10:05 am - Ged Nash TD Labour Party Employment spokesperson Ged Nash outlined Labour’s proposals for better pay and job security including a real living wage, a right to trade union representation in the workplace, flexib...
  10. Labour publishes Economic and Fiscal Policy proposals

    Sat Jan 25, 2020 - 10:35 am - Joan Burton Speaking at the launch of Labour’s Economic and Fiscal Policy, the Labour spokesperson on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Joan Burton, said that Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were seeking to dr...
  11. Manifesto proposals will increase inequality

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 06:58 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to today’s launch of the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil’s manifestos, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin, said that both parties were trying to buy votes while causing...
  12. Statement on the death of Seamus Mallon

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 05:41 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, this evening expressed his deep sadness at the passing of Seamus Mallon.Brendan Howlin said:“On my behalf, and on behalf of all members of the Labour Party, I wi...
  13. Labour signs up to anti-racism election protocol

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 12:51 pm - Joan Burton Proposes to introduce a New Irish policy and tackle online harassmentToday Joan Burton, Labour candidate for Dublin West, one of the most diverse constituencies in the country, signed the Anti-Racism ...
  14. Labour calls for Public Childcare Scheme

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 11:44 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Better pay for childcare workers and lower costs for providers also among key proposals.The Labour Party has today published our proposals for a public childcare scheme for working parents, alongside ...
  15. Labour Public Childcare Scheme to help working parents

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 10:28 am - Duncan Smith TD Labour candidate for Dublin Fingal Cllr Duncan Smith has said the Labour Party’s plans for a public childcare scheme would significantly reduce childcare costs for families.The Labour Party launched...