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  1. Lack of drink-driving prosecutions not good enough

    Mon Dec 11, 2017 - 04:38 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson Sean Sherlock TD has said that is not acceptable that only 58% of drink driving cases resulted in a conviction and that the failure to follow up on many other cases is disa...
  2. Stronger assurances needed on 'Gentleman's Agreement'

    Mon Dec 11, 2017 - 04:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed reservations about the vacillation by UK Cabinet members in recent days over the UK-EU agreement and said that the Irish Government must now seek s...
  3. City Traffic Gridlock shows need for Operation Freeflow

    Mon Dec 11, 2017 - 12:51 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Sen. Kevin Humphreys has said that the city centre traffic chaos this morning due to a signals failure shows once again the urgent need for the reinstatement of Operatio...
  4. Oireachtas must stop dragging feet on Constituencies bill

    Sun Dec 10, 2017 - 01:05 pm - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson and candidate for Dublin Central, Joe Costello has called on the Dáil to stop dragging its feet on the Electoral (Amendment) (Dail Constituencies) Bill 2017 and ensure it is passe...
  5. British Cabinet politicing suggests we have a long way to go on soft Brexit

    Sun Dec 10, 2017 - 11:20 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has warned that the internal politics of the British Conservative Party could derail the prospects of a ‘soft’ Brexit with the advantages that would bring for Ireland....
  6. Howlin warns against complacency as poll reveals support for 8th repeal

    Sat Dec 9, 2017 - 11:17 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the findings of an Ipsos/Mori opinion poll showing strong support for repealing the 8th amendment to the constitution.Deputy Howlin said:"While thes...
  7. Labour investment in Luas pays dividend- Humphreys

    Sat Dec 9, 2017 - 12:01 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Embargoed 00.01, Saturday, December 9th Welcoming the launch of the Luas Cross City Line today, Dublin Labour Senator and Spokesperson on Transport, Kevin Humphreys has called on the Government to pri...
  8. Dáil statement by Joan Burton TD on the Paradise Papers

    Fri Dec 8, 2017 - 02:11 pm - Joan Burton TD Speech by Joan Burton TDLabour Party spokesperson on Finance and Public Expenditure and ReformDáil Éireann, Statements on Paradise Papers8th December 2017In the context of this discussion and the br...
  9. The devil will be in the detail of future EU-UK discussions

    Fri Dec 8, 2017 - 07:36 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin has said that today’s agreement between the EU and the UK marks the start of a process, not an end, and that the devil will be very much in the details ...
  10. Naughten Sleeps through another Wake-Up Call on Climate Change

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 07:40 pm - Brendan Ryan TD *Embargoed until 7.40pmSpeech by Brendan Ryan TDLabour Party Whip and Spokesman on DefenceNaughten Sleeps through another Wake-Up Call on Climate ChangeDáil Éireann, Statements on Climate Change7th ...
  11. Schulz federal proposals misguided

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 06:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and foreign affairs spokesperson, Brendan Howlin TD has described proposals made by SPD leader Martin Schulz on European integration as misguided and potentially dangerous to the w...
  12. Dáil Éireann Speech by Brendan Ryan TD, on Ireland's participation in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Speech by Brendan Ryan TDLabour Party Whip and Spokesman on DefenceMotion on the proposed approval by Dail Éireann of Ireland's participation in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)Dáil Éireann...
  13. Labour Youth Condemns Trump’s Jerusalem Statement

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 03:34 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today condemned Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, including occupied Palestinian territory, as Israel's capital.Speaking on the matter, Labour Youth Chairperson, Chloe Manahan ...
  14. New legislation silent on 'if & when' contracts

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 03:19 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has warned that new legislation published today by Minister Regina Doherty may not in fact cover the phenomenon of ‘if & when’ contracts.Senator Nash said:“During the proce...
  15. Penrose seeks redoubling of efforts to secure industry for Mullingar

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 02:53 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour TD for Longford Westmeath, Willie Penrose, has called on the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the IDA, to redouble their efforts to secure a significant industry for the 22....