News & Media

  1. It is time to Fund the Future of Higher Education. 

    Thu Mar 21, 2019 - 12:35 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Cllr Labour Spokesperson on Education Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on Ministers for Education Joe McHugh and Mary Mitchell O'Connor to wake up to the ongoing funding crisis in Higher Educa...
  2. Hannigan challenges Brexiteers to join him on ‘Bike The Border’ project to show nonsense of Hard Border

    Thu Mar 21, 2019 - 11:04 am - Dominic Hannigan, Cllr Labour’s Euro candidate in Midlands/North West, Dominic Hannigan has challenged Brexiteer MPs to join him on his ‘Bike the Border’ project to demonstrate the danger of imposing a hard border.Spe...
  3. Four Day working week should be examined

    Wed Mar 20, 2019 - 11:28 am - Senator Ged Nash, Cllr Labour Party Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash has said we must examine the possibility of introducing a four day week and its relationship to productivity as the world of work changes.Senator Nash sa...
  4. Forum on Ireland’s Shared Future needed

    Tue Mar 19, 2019 - 11:25 am - Brendan Howlin TD, Cllr Speaking in reaction to the vulgar sectarianism of Sinn Féin leader, Mary Lou McDonald, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, repeated his call for a Forum on Ireland’s Shared Future, ...
  5. Brexit fiasco could supplant European Parliament elections warns White

    Tue Mar 19, 2019 - 10:25 am - Alex White, Cllr If the uncertainty and chaos surrounding Brexit continues, it could dominate the European Parliament elections, and crowd out necessary debate on many critical questions facing the European Union and ...
  6. Lobbying for Bank Bonuses must be resisted

    Sun Mar 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Joan Burton TD, Cllr Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Finance to stand firm against growing pressure from banking lobbyists and investors to lift the bonus and wage caps in State owne...
  7. School Strike sending a clear message on Climate

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm - Sheila Nunan, Cllr Speaking from the #SchoolStrike4Climate march in Cork, Labour Euro candidate for Ireland South, Sheila Nunan has welcomed today's action by school children around the country who are joining the clim...
  8. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Labour Group criticise anti-democratic moves by Council

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm - The Labour Party Labour Councillors on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have criticised plans by the Council Executive to defy a vote of the elected Council and bring in the newly established Land Development Age...
  9. Howlin utterly condemns terrorist attacks on Muslim Community in New Zealand.

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 10:53 am - Brendan Howlin TD, Cllr Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, has utterly condemned the terrorist attacks on Muslims in New Zealand.Deputy Howlin said:“On behalf of the Labour Party in Ireland and, I know, on beha...
  10. Statement on today's PPS announcement

    Thu Mar 14, 2019 - 03:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD, Cllr Speaking in response to the judgement of the Public Prosecution Service to prosecute just one British soldier for his actions on Bloody Sunday, leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD spoke of t...
  11. Ending period poverty must go beyond words on a page

    Wed Mar 13, 2019 - 03:51 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr The Labour Party’s Rebecca Moynihan has welcomed moves by the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus to bring public attention to the growing phenomenon of period poverty.Last year, Dublin City Council passed ...
  12. Time for meaningful Luas public safety campaign

    Wed Mar 13, 2019 - 12:31 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys, Cllr Labour Transport spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has called on all relevant stakeholders - the National Transport Authority, Dublin City Council, Transdev and the Department of Transport - to work togeth...
  13. Internet turns 30 but many Irish people without broadband feel like they are stuck in 1989

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 04:26 pm - Sean Sherlock TD, Cllr On the 30th anniversary of the internet, Labour TD for Cork East, Seán Sherlock TD, has said that many Irish people still feel like they are stuck in 1989 because their internet is so slow.Deputy She...
  14. IAA right to suspend Boeing Max Aircraft

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 03:59 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys, Cllr Labour Transport Spokesperson Sen. Kevin Humphreys has commended the Irish Aviation Association decision to temporarily suspend the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Irish Airspace.Sen. Humphrey...
  15. Labour doorstep today - 11.30am LH plinth

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 10:08 am - The Labour Party Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin will be available to speak to reporters today Tuesday 12th March at 11.30am on the latest Brexit developments.What: Doorstep with Brendan HowlinWhere: Leinster House...