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  1. National crisis in secure mental health facilities must be addressed

    Thu Sep 16, 2021 - 11:16 am - Alan Kelly TD Highlighting a recent case at Nenagh District Court, Labour leader Alan Kelly said Government must increase investment in secure places for people with mental health illnesses. Deputy Kelly said the S...
  2. Opening remarks by Alan Kelly at Labour Party away day

    Mon Sep 13, 2021 - 01:29 pm - Alan Kelly TD *** Check against delivery ***Welcome everyone to the Labour Party Parliamentary Party away day here in Athy. I hope you all had a nice sos.This is the first time in nearly a year that we have been ab...
  3. Alan Kelly announces reshuffle of Labour Party spokespeople

    Mon Sep 13, 2021 - 01:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Following the successful election of Deputy Ivana Bacik to the Dáil, Labour Party leader Alan Kelly has announced a reshuffle of Labour Party spokespeople. Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party...
  4. Who is pulling the strings for implementation of Slaintecare?

    Thu Sep 9, 2021 - 02:19 pm - Alan Kelly TD Why did senior staff feel change was impossible?Is the Taoiseach committed to a single tier health service?Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly has said there are fundamental questions tha...
  5. Kelly questions Govt commitment to Slaintecare

    Wed Sep 8, 2021 - 07:05 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly has questioned Government’s commitment to progressing Slaintecare following the resignation of two officials from the programme. Deputy Kelly said he...
  6. Latest plan fails to address societal problems highlighted by pandemic

    Tue Aug 31, 2021 - 06:11 pm - Alan Kelly TD With the publication of a roadmap for the ending of restrictions, Labour Party Leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly paid tribute to all those who continue to play their part in the fight against ...
  7. Decision to mix vaccines welcome

    Tue Aug 17, 2021 - 01:44 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly has welcomed the news that NIAC has approved the mixing of vaccines, a matter he first raised in April.Deputy Kelly said:“The HSE has done trojan wor...
  8. Government must table proposals to compensate our healthcare workers

    Mon Aug 16, 2021 - 03:17 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly has reiterated his call to Government to pay a pandemic bonus to honour and recognise the work that healthcare workers have done to slow the spread of ...
  9. Pathway to ending maternity restrictions required

    Wed Aug 11, 2021 - 12:42 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly has urged Government to resolve the ongoing issue of maternity restrictions. Speaking today, Deptuy Kelly said partners are essential to support and ad...
  10. Barbaric maternity restrictions need to end

    Thu Jul 29, 2021 - 11:31 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour leader and health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has urged the Government to end the current maternity restrictions and ensure that there is a consistent application of a minimum standard of care a...
  11. Statement on the death of Des O’Malley

    Wed Jul 21, 2021 - 10:12 am - Alan Kelly TD Speaking on the death of former Progressive Democrats Leader Des O’Malley, Labour Leader Alan Kelly said:“On behalf of the Labour Party I want to extend my sympathies to the family, friends and su...
  12. Answers needed to maintain confidence in Cervical Check Screening Programme

    Mon Jul 19, 2021 - 11:49 am - Alan Kelly TD With Covid-19 leading to delays in CervicalCheck screening, Labour Party leader Alan Kelly said it is essential that confidence in the programme is maintained, capacity increased to address any future...
  13. Dublin Bay South voted for change with Ivana Bacik

    Fri Jul 9, 2021 - 08:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Congratulating Ivana Bacik on her victory in the Dublin Bay South bye-election, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly called on the government to act on the message of change from voters on housing and child...
  14. Urgency required to ensure full vaccination of 60-69 year olds in face of fourth wave

    Fri Jul 2, 2021 - 10:16 am - Alan Kelly TD Government decision to listen to opposition and allow pharmacists to vaccinate welcome.Use of Pfizer as second dose needs to be urgently considered after findings by new UK study.Young people cannot b...
  15. Pharmacists should be allowed to vaccinate under 30s from next week

    Thu Jul 1, 2021 - 12:53 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Leader and Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD has called for the Janssen vaccine to be made available through the pharmacy network to people under 30 from next week.Deputy Kelly said:“F...