News & Media

  1. City Council must not grant permission for smaller co-living units

    Wed Aug 21, 2019 - 03:49 pm - Kevin Donoghue Labour Party Councillor for the South East Inner City, Kevin Donoghue has today submitted a motion to Dublin City Council opposing Co-Living units being delivered under the minimum 12m/sq established ...
  2. Corbyn proposal is most realistic alternative to Operation Chaos

    Sun Aug 18, 2019 - 11:14 am - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the report in the Sunday Times today on revelations from the UK Government 'Yellowhammer' report about the consequences of a no deal Brexit, Brendan Howlin said:"This confirms our worst ...
  3. McHugh's comments on third level show a lack of vision

    Wed Aug 14, 2019 - 01:17 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has branded Minister Joe McHugh’s recent comments on access to third level as an insult.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“Minister McHugh’s ...
  4. Answers needed on government sabotage of key environment programme

    Wed Aug 14, 2019 - 08:27 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD Alan Kelly has slammed the Government for its willingness to sabotage the environment with the cancellation of the Deep Retrofit Pilot programme with up to €20million investment in the sch...
  5. Labour launches plan to tackle back to school costs

    Tue Aug 13, 2019 - 10:36 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Launching the Labour Party’s proposals on tackling back to school costs, Labour Party Education spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the Government aren’t doing enough to lower the costs a...
  6. Independent Chair needed for Beef Talks without pre-conditions

    Thu Aug 8, 2019 - 12:46 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Agriculture Spokesperson Willie Penrose TD has called on the Minister to appoint an independent chair to facilitate talks between the Beef Plan movement and farmers representatives, with the pr...
  7. How many ways can one screening programme mess up?

    Thu Aug 8, 2019 - 11:20 am - Alan Kelly TD Commenting on the news that Cervical Check have sent incorrect letters to 400 women, Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD said:“How many ways can one screening programme completely mess up prov...
  8. Colleges using student housing as a way to make quick cash

    Wed Aug 7, 2019 - 10:20 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said third-level institutions are taking advantage of the housing crisis.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“Third-level institutions across the...
  9. Dept of Health & HSE still haven’t learned CervicalCheck lessons

    Tue Aug 6, 2019 - 02:34 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the MacCraith report into the CervicalCheck IT failure highlights the fractured relationship between the Department of Health and Cervica...
  10. New approach to drugs destined to fail

    Fri Aug 2, 2019 - 10:49 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said the Government’s three strikes and you’re out approach to personal use of drugs is destined to fail.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The Government...
  11. Fine Gael leaving South East behind

    Wed Jul 31, 2019 - 01:45 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the Waterford IT study finding that workers in the South East typically earn half the national average, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the Project Ireland 2...
  12. July trolley numbers sign of bleak winter ahead in our hospitals

    Wed Jul 31, 2019 - 01:34 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said trolley numbers for the month of July have been completely unacceptable and are a sign of things to come for the bleak winter months in our he...
  13. Appointment of Central Bank Governor should be re-examined

    Wed Jul 31, 2019 - 11:44 am - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to revelations indicating that both the ECB and two former Governors have expressed concerns about the new Central Bank Governor, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has repeat...
  14. Labour would put Super Tax on co-living units and change law on developments

    Wed Jul 31, 2019 - 10:18 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has warned developers of planned co-living units that the Labour Party would seek the implementation of a super tax on co-living developments that have alr...
  15. Costello to host public meeting on sale of Drumcondra Church lands

    Wed Jul 31, 2019 - 10:03 am - Joe Costello Costello to host public meeting on sale of Church lands in Drumcondra and the potential for developing heritage and environmental trails.Cllr Joe Costello, Labour’s Spokesperson on Urban Regeneratio...