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  1. Why are we still seeing CervicalCheck cases going through the courts?

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 05:55 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the fact that another CervicalCheck case has passed through the courts is not good enough. Deputy Kelly said: “Despite promise after ...
  2. Irish Government appear to have no Plan B for Brexit

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 05:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, reacted to the latest developments in Westminster and the seeming paralysis of Leo Varadkar’s government on the risk of a ‘no deal’ Brexit and repe...
  3. Sherlock calls on all phone operators to work to ban scam calls

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 01:24 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Communications Spokesperson Seán Sherlock TD has called on phone operators to actively take steps to block fraudulent calls to members of the public following Three’s announcement that premi...
  4. Serious questions to be asked about the governance of Public Boards.

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 12:19 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour’s Transport Spokesperson, Sen. Kevin Humphrys, has called for greater accountability for members of public boards who do not attend board meetings yet still pick up their salary.Senator Humph...
  5. O'Sullivan raises Limerick's exclusion from rent pressure zones on the first day of Dáil, 2019

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 11:51 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Limerick Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan today questioned the Minister for Housing on why he continues to stand over the exclusion of Limerick City from Rent Pressure Zones when it has the highest private ...
  6. Solutions to avoid nurses' strike within the PSSA

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 11:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has along with with Sinn Féin, the Social Democrats and Indpendents4Change submitted proposals to the Dáil on the upcoming strike by the INMO and the ...
  7. Mayor of Galway expresses condolences on the death of Mayor Adamowicz.

    Tue Jan 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Mayor of Galway, Cllr. Niall McNeilis has expressed sympathy to the family, friends, and constituents of Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdansk. Cllr. McNeilis has written to the Polish Embassy expressing h...
  8. Harris needs to get real on MenB vax

    Tue Jan 15, 2019 - 10:47 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has repeated his calls for the State to make Meningitis B vaccinations more affordable.This comes as a 12th case of meningitis B has been confirmed.Dep...
  9. Labour to hold media doorstep today (15th January) @ 11.30

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD and members of the Labour Parliamentary Party will be available to speak to reporters this morning at 11.30am, Tuesday 15th January, on the Leinster House p...
  10. Minister needs to give clarity to Cervical Cancer patients receiving Pembro

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:01 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said it is imperative that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, must give official confirmation that all women with cervical cancer who are eligi...
  11. Government's lack of ambition on Climate Action is dissapointing

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:01 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Climate Action, Seán Sherlock TD, has recommended that government strengthen the power of the Climate Change Advisory Council.  Deputy Sherlock highlighted the slow rate ...
  12. Labour Westmeath candidate numbers surge ahead of Local Elections.

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 02:24 pm - The Labour Party in Westmeath has selected a further five candidates for the electoral areas of Moat, Mullingar, and Kinnegad, ahead of the upcoming local elections this May.The well-attended selectio...
  13. Fine Gael ignorant to issues around free education

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 01:10 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said Minister Regina Doherty’s interview in today’s Irish Times shows how ignorant her Party are to the realities of providing truly...
  14. Cervical Cancer patients should get equal treatment

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 11:58 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the State needs to endure that all women who have seen diagnosed with Cervical Cancer due to potential negligence in their smears need to rece...
  15. FF speaking out of both sides of their mouth on nurses’ pay

    Sun Jan 13, 2019 - 11:35 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has accused Fianna Fáil of speaking out of both sides of their mouth when it comes to nurses’ pay.Deputy Kelly’s comments come ahead of Fianna Fá...