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  1. Warning for Ireland as May’s Resignation means UK Political Uncertainty

    Fri May 24, 2019 - 09:44 am - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD called for Ireland to move to an ‘Orange Warning’ as politics in the UK will be unstabl...
  2. HSE must examine loco parentis clause

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 04:20 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health and the HSE to seriously examine  the ‘loco parentis’ clause in home care nursing contracts.Deputy Kelly...
  3. For a fairer Ireland where nobody gets left behind

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 03:42 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate FOR A FAIRER IRELAND WHERE NOBODY GETS LEFT BEHIND - VOTE SHEILA NUNAN NO.1 ON FRIDAYAs she sets off on a marathon canvass of Ireland South from Bray Head to Loop Head, Labour candidate Sheila Nunan s...
  4. Three compelling reasons to vote Labour on Friday

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 12:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the local and European elections, Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, said that there are three compelling reasons to vote this Friday.Brendan said: “It is importan...
  5. Murphy is discriminating against apartment dwellers

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 11:30 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called for the Minister for Housing to explain his refusal to assist people who were sold apartments with serious building defeats. Senator Humphreys has also querie...
  6. Another fatal Northside shooting while photo-ops held in Stepaside

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 04:30 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Condemning the fatal shooting in Darndale today, Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said the escalating number of attacks show that the Government has lost control of gangland crime and are faili...
  7. For A Better Dublin, In a Fairer Europe Vote 1 Alex White on Friday

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Cllr Alex White, Euro Candidate Speaking at the final media event of the election campaign with Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, Alex White said,“There are two stark visions of the future of Europe before voters of all 28 stat...
  8. Murphy should rescind co-living shared apartment planning regulations

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 11:37 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour's Housing Spokesperson, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has called on the Minister for Housing to rescind the apartment guidelines he published that allow for shared accommodation that has been labelled 21s...
  9. United Protest needed for Trump Re-election Visit

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 09:59 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on all progressives and democrats to work together over the next fortnight to ensure Ireland sends a message that President Trump is not welcome here, a...
  10. South-East unemployment rate is one-third above national average

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 02:30 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Today’s CSO Labour Force survey indicates South-East’s unemployment rate is one-third above national average ‘Use €100 billion European Social Fund Plus to tackle Wexford, Waterford, Carlow an...
  11. FG co-living proposals out of touch with reality

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has criticised the ongoing promotion of co-living arrangements by the Fine Gael Housing Minister as out of touch reality, and at risk of creating 21st cent...
  12. Nunan calls for introduction of five days paid carers’ leave for workers in Budget 2020, in line with new EU Work-Life Balance Directive

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 09:58 am - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate ‘As Ireland’s population ages, paid carers’ leave would boost jobs and economy.Sheila Nunan, Labour candidate in the Ireland South constituency in the European elections, has called on the Gover...
  13. A living wage must be attainable for everyone

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 09:19 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the number of workers on the minimum wage and low wages, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called for investment in Universal Basic Services and an increase in...
  14. Taoiseach Varadkar fails his own Three Tests

    Mon May 20, 2019 - 02:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the final week of the local and European election campaign, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin pointed out that this Fine Gael government is failing its own tests for success.B...
  15. Choose progress over empty promises

    Mon May 20, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate As critical European elections take place, Nunan outlines choice facing electorate.Labour’s Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has pledged to tackle 'rampant inequalities' and ...