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  1. Board minutes lead to fresh NCH concerns

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 09:03 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson. Alan Kelly TD has described reported delays to the National Children’s Hospital as startling.Deputy Kelly said:“I’m not surprised to read in today’s newspapers that...
  2. Costello launches election campaign in Dublin Central

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 - 07:23 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at his campaign launch in the Brian Boru, Hedigan’s Public House, Joe Costello said he was confident that he would be returned to Dáil Éireann as Dublin Central had increased from three t...
  3. Labour will introduce a radical range of policies to take action on Climate

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 - 12:47 pm - The Labour Party Today in Cork the Labour Party published its climate action plans.Speaking at the launch Brendan Howlin said:“At national and local level Labour is proud to have been to the fore on progressing clim...
  4. Labour's rent plan an obvious choice for young people

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 01:59 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has described the Labour Party’s housing policy as the “most credible of any party”.Labour Youth member and renter Hazel Gavigan said:“Labour’s core policies to support renters ...
  5. Increase in funding for DEIS schools needed

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 12:49 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said the capitation grant for DEIS schools needs to be increased by at least 50%.This comes as a report in the Irish Examiner shows that ...
  6. Time to give Renters a break

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 10:53 am - Jan O'Sullivan Freeze and cap rents – introduce a rent to buy schemeThe Labour Party has published our plans to give renters a break and is proposing to re-introduce a rent-to-buy scheme for those seeking to get o...
  7. Peter Casey’s message of division and hate is not welcome in Dublin West

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 09:41 am - Joan Burton Peter Casey’s message of division and hate is not welcome in Dublin West says former Tanaiste and Labour Candidate Joan Burton Joan said:"Like any other citizen Peter Casey has every right to put hi...
  8. Labour will make grooming children by criminal gangs a specific offence

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 08:32 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party will make the grooming, recruitment or direction of children by criminal gangs a specific offence, penalised by lengthy jail sentences.Speaking today Labour Party leader Brendan Howli...
  9. Moynihan welcomes DCC Iveagh Markets planning decision

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 05:40 pm - Rebecca Moynihan Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin South Central, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has welcomed the Dublin City Council decision to throw out the planning application for the Iveagh Market...
  10. Stop the Waste of Public Money, Build Homes and Fix Health

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 11:05 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Brendan Howlin at the Labour Party Campaign Launch, Dublin, 21st January 2020Check against deliveryThe Labour Party's message in this general election is clear:Labour will end the waste...
  11. Increasing pension age will also increase house prices

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 10:00 am - Ciara Kennedy Labour's general election candidate for Cork South Central, Ciara Kennedy, has warned that plans to increase the State pension age to 67 next year will also drive up house prices.Ciara said:"There are...
  12. GRA claims on armed back up must be answered urgently

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 08:43 am - Ged Nash TD Labour General Election candidate for Louth, Senator Ged Nash has said claims made by the Garda Representative Association that Gardai were waiting hours for armed back up in Drogheda last week must b...
  13. CCPC must shoulder blame for insurance debacle

    Mon Jan 20, 2020 - 12:03 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission must come before the Public Accounts Committee in the next Dáil....
  14. Labour's plans for Women at Work

    Mon Jan 20, 2020 - 11:50 am - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party has today launched plans to tackle gender inequality in the workplace.“Women at Work” focuses on some of the key issues impacting women such as the Gender Pay Gap, childcare crisi...
  15. LABOUR YOUTH WELCOMES LABOUR COMMITMENT TO ELECTORAL COMMISSION POWERS TO INTRODUCE VOTES AT SIXTEEN

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 12:59 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has welcomed Labour leader, Brendan Howlin’s calls for the establishment of an Electoral Commission to among other things, devise a strategy to lower the voting age.Speaking on Howlin...