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  1. Engagement with unions needed to solve Lloyd's dispute - Nash

    Thu Jun 21, 2018 - 03:45 pm - Senator Ged Nash Ahead of tomorrow’s planned industrial action by Lloyd’s Pharmacy staff, Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Social Affairs, Ged Nash, has urged the company to accept the recent Labour Cou...
  2. Increase rush hour services and stop messing with Free Travel Scheme

    Thu Jun 21, 2018 - 02:37 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour transport spokesperson Sen. Kevin Humphreys has called for an increase in rush hour public transport services, saying we can no longer tolerate silly debates about the free travel scheme, and t...
  3. Time for a Marshall Plan for Europe's neighbourhood to solve migration crisis

    Thu Jun 21, 2018 - 11:55 am - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD in response to the address by Jean-Claude Juncker to the joint sitting of the houses of the Oireachtas, 21 June 2018When the Irish economy collapsed in...
  4. We must maintain a minimum threshold of decency and human rights

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 06:05 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin on the Dáil motion condemning US immigration policy, 20 June 2018At least 50 million people died in the Second World War.Entire towns and cities were red...
  5. Labour Youth calls for more funding to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 06:03 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today called for the restoration of funding to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI), the recipient of this year’s Jim Kemmy Thirst for Justice Award last weekend in Limerick.Speak...
  6. Time has come to regulate AirBnB short term lets

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 02:48 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys The Seanad will tonight debate a bill introduced by Senator Kevin Humphreys to finally regulate 'AirBnB' type short term lets. The bill would ensure that these lets are classed as a commercial enterpr...
  7. Howlin calls for funding to be restored to Rape Crisis Network

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 02:35 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At Leader’s Questions today, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin raised with the Taoiseach the need to restore funding to the Rape Crisis Network and for better data collection.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  8. Reserving 1/4 school places for kids of past-pupils elitist & wrong

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 01:37 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has hit out at Fine Gael for reserving 25% of school places for the children and grandchildren of past-pupils in the Admissions to Schools Bi...
  9. Persistence in Pursuing Equality Agenda Does Eventually Pay Off

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 06:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Labour Party Leader on Dáil motion on 25th Anniversary of the Decriminalisation of HomosexualityDáil Éireann, 19th June 2018We have moved within a generation from a time when gay men and ...
  10. Donohoe misleading public on up to €2.2 billion available for new measures in Budget 2019

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 05:58 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has highlighted that there is actually up to €2.2 billion available in the fiscal space for new measures in Budget 2019 before any new revenue raising or savi...
  11. Build Social and Affordable Homes, Taoiseach

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the Summer Economic Statement, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that it we are unlikely to see an affordable housing scheme from Fine Gael in the upcoming b...
  12. No mention of childcare sector in Summer Economic Statement

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:25 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs has expressed his disappointment that there is no mention of the childcare sector in the Summer Economic Statement published today despite the strain ...
  13. Proposal on Corporation Tax and Rainy Day Fund lack economic coherence

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Joan Burton TD In advance of the publication of the Summer Economic Statement, and responding to the suggestion by the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe, that a portion of Corporation Tax revenue should be alloca...
  14. Jack O Connor opens Campaign Office and launches online survey on Decent Work

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Jack O'Connor The Labour Party in Co Wicklow is today opening a Campaign Office at 7 Marine Tce , Strand Road, Bray. Coinciding with this, the Party has launched an online survey to highlight the co-relation betwee...
  15. A Trump Cruelty too far - Howlin asks Coveney to raise treatment of immigrant children with Pompeo

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called on Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney to raise the issue of children being separated from their parents by US immigration authorities in Texas...