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  1. Ireland needs a Green New Deal

    Tue Apr 30, 2019 - 10:32 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions conference on Building a Just Transition, in Tullamore, Co Offaly, the leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD called for the Government to pursue a...
  2. HSE recruitment freeze impacting those already offered jobs

    Tue Apr 30, 2019 - 09:47 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has said the HSE recruitment freeze is having a detrimental impact on people who have recently been offered jobs in the HSE.Deputy Kelly said:“Earlier...
  3. Murphy must intervene to stop Docklands Social Cleansing

    Tue Apr 30, 2019 - 07:58 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to intervene before it is too late to halt the social cleansing of the Docklands area in his own constituency.The lo...
  4. Irish Politics stands to benefit from new citizens' participation

    Mon Apr 29, 2019 - 04:48 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to today’s citizenship ceremonies for 2,400 new Irish citizens, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, spoke about the need for more new Irish citizens to get involv...
  5. Department should reconsider public banking model

    Mon Apr 29, 2019 - 10:50 am - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose has spoken in Dáil Éireann about the need for investment in the public banking model in Ireland. Deputy Penrose has called on...
  6. Putting forward our best for Europe and our communities

    Sun Apr 28, 2019 - 01:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, speaking at Labour’s European and Local Election Campaign Launch.Today’s launch is testament to the strength and resilience of our members...
  7. Howlin questions FG competence on NBP and economic management

    Sat Apr 27, 2019 - 08:50 am - Brendan Howlin TD In response to reports on the national broadband plan, Labour Party Leader and former Minister for Public Expenditure, Brendan Howlin TD, accused the Government of abandoning the spending controls tha...
  8. Hannigan slams RTÉ for excluding him from ‘The Week in Politics’ debate

    Fri Apr 26, 2019 - 03:20 pm - Dominic Hannigan RTÉ accused of prioritising ratings over meaningful democratic debateThe Labour Party candidate for the European Elections in the Midlands North West constituency, Dominic Hannigan, has slammed RTÉ...
  9. Nash expresses revulsion at latest shooting in Drogheda

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 05:18 pm - Senator Ged Nash Reacting to the latest shooting in Drogheda, local Labour Senator Ged Nash said:"This latest shooting in Drogheda has caused revulsion in my community."It took place on one of the busiest thoroughfare...
  10. Hannigan highlights climate action policies in Sligo

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 04:03 pm - Dominic Hannigan To highlight the current climate issues and solutions for Co. Sligo Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands North West constituency, yesterday (24.04.19) jo...
  11. Statement by Labour Seanad Leader on the death of Feargal Quinn

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 02:57 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Senator Ivana Bacik has expressed her sympathy to the Quinn family following the death of former Senator Feargal Quinn. Senator Bacik said:"On behalf of the Labour Party group in Seanad Eireann, ...
  12. Government must hold firm on bankers pay cap

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 01:29 pm - Joan Burton TD Reacting angrily to AIB’s call for bankers’ pay cap to be raised to above half a million euro, Joan Burton said that people must not ever forget the price we paid for the foolish decisions and bad...
  13. Northern Ireland Citizens' Assembly needed to break Stormont Deadlock

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 11:27 am - Brendan Howlin TD Howlin Calls for Northern Ireland Citizens' Assembly on Marriage Equality, Irish Language, and Termination of Pregnancy to allow Citizens’ Voices to Break the Stormont DeadlockSpeaking following the...
  14. Answers needed on SDZ height restrictions

    Wed Apr 24, 2019 - 11:26 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator, Kevin Humphreys, has asked Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to clarify if new height restrictions, which he introduced last year, are applicable to developments in the Special Deve...
  15. Meaningful response needed to UHW mortuary conditions

    Wed Apr 24, 2019 - 08:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the HSE and Government officials must react swiftly to remedy the appalling conditions at University Hospital Waterford mortuary.Deputy Kelly ...