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  1. Policing Authority must be retained

    Wed Oct 17, 2018 - 04:55 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speaking in the Dáil on Statements on the Disclosures Tribunal, Labour Justice spokesperson Séan Sherlock made three key points:Ministers must account fully and accurately to the Dáil.That the Trib...
  2. Dublin City Council must re-engage with all the key stakeholders and keep the College Green Plaza plans on their agenda

    Wed Oct 17, 2018 - 12:10 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Senator Kevin Humphrey's has called on Dublin City Council to re-engage with all the key stakeholders and keep the College Green Plaza plans on their agenda. This follows the news that An Bord Pleaná...
  3. Support still needed for Cervical Check cases that end up in court

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 05:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called on the State to provide support for women affected by the Cervical Check regardless if they go to court. Speaking today Deputy Kelly said: " I welc...
  4. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on pre European Council Meeting 17-18 October

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 04:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Ireland has three demands in relation to Brexit:· Certainty that we will retain an open border with Northern Ireland,· Guarantees for the rights of all Irish citizens in the UK,· And a close East-W...
  5. Scope is there to extend HPV vaccine beyond age 13

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 02:49 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the latest developments in the United States of America on extending the HPV vaccine to men and women up to the age of 45 and has called o...
  6. Labour Youth calls for Yes vote on Blasphemy

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 09:51 am - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today called for people young and old to ensure that they vote yes to remove Ireland’s blasphemy law on October 26th.Labour Youth’s Chairperson, Chloe Manahan said:“Among all th...
  7. Labour will legislate to ban house viewing fees

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 09:49 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said she is bringing forward legislation to ban the practice of landlords and letting agents charging potential tenants fees for viewing the...
  8. Questions still outstanding from Naughten meetings

    Mon Oct 15, 2018 - 04:07 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Dáil Communications spokesperson Séan Sherlock has said there are still outstanding questions about the numerous meetings of a government Minister with the remaining bidder in the National Br...
  9. Explanation needed for delays in Illness Benefit

    Mon Oct 15, 2018 - 03:58 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash has called on the Minister for Social Protection to explain the reasons for the major delays people are encountering in illness benefit payments.Sen. Nas...
  10. New Minister for Education must make fees funding decision

    Mon Oct 15, 2018 - 02:52 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the new Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, needs to rule out student loan schemes. Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The...
  11. Tánaiste must demand answers on Khashoggi disappearance

    Sat Oct 13, 2018 - 12:46 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and Foreign Affairs spokesperson Brendan Howlin TD has called on the Tánaiste to seek answers from Saudi Arabia about what happened the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Deputy Howlin sa...
  12. We can achieve an equal, feminist republic - Speech by Brendan Howlin to 2018 Labour Women Conference

    Sat Oct 13, 2018 - 11:57 am - Brendan Howlin TD I am always delighted to speak at events hosted by Labour Women.Labour Women is one of the dynamic core sections of the Party.It plays an important role in connecting Party members across the country ...
  13. Government Unstable, Time for an Election

    Fri Oct 12, 2018 - 05:13 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the loss of guaranteed support from two TDs in the last fortnight has destabilised the Government and that now is the time for a general election.Deputy How...
  14. NBP in chaos, Smyth review a smokescreen

    Fri Oct 12, 2018 - 04:11 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Dáil Communications spokesperson Seán Sherlock TD has said the National Broadband Plan is now in chaos, and that the Smyth review announced by the Taoiseach is a smokescreen for the decisions...
  15. Significant rise in VAT will have disproportionate effect on rural businesses.

    Thu Oct 11, 2018 - 02:52 pm - Willie Penrose TD Deputy Penrose stated in response to the increase of the special 9% rate of VAT to 13.5% that the impact of same will be clearly felt in rural based hotels and rural pubs who have restaurants which al...