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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Choose progress over empty promises

    Mon May 20, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Sheila Nunan 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 ...
  4. No Excuses for FG on Domestic Violence Accommodation

    Mon May 20, 2019 - 01:18 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the launch of the ‘No Excuses’ national awareness campaign on sexual harassment and sexual violence.Cllr. Kingston said;“I welcome the launch of the ‘No Exc...
  5. FG playing dangerous game with public finances

    Sun May 19, 2019 - 04:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the final week of the campaign for the local and European elections, the leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin accused the Taoiseach of playing a dangerous game with the public finance...
  6. Minimum standard of guaranteed healthcare needed for South East

    Sat May 18, 2019 - 02:15 pm - Sheila Nunan Labour candidate for Ireland South Sheila Nunan speaking from the March for 24/7 Cardiac Care in Waterford today has said the people of the South East deserve the same quality of healthcare that citiz...
  7. Latest Murphy Rent proposal will lead to more evictions - could have been done this week with Labour amendment

    Sat May 18, 2019 - 08:27 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to the latest proposals from the Minister for Housing to restrict the grounds for eviction of renters Jan O'Sulllivan TD, Labour Housing spokesperson was said it was unbelievable this propo...
  8. Still not enough Northside Mental Health Services

    Sat May 18, 2019 - 07:26 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Riordain has called for the HSE and Minister for Health to commit to provide more mental health services on the Northside following the attempts, revealed yesterday to ...
  9. Time for UK Labour to back remain and call for a new referendum

    Fri May 17, 2019 - 01:46 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to the latest development in the UK on negotiations around Brexit, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on the British Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, to back t...
  10. Small Businesses deserve an EU Small Business Commissioner

    Fri May 17, 2019 - 01:11 pm - Sheila Nunan Sheila Nunan calls on Europe to Think Small FirstLabour Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has called for the establishment of a Small Businesses Commissioner in Europe to repres...
  11. FG not investing nearly enough in public housing

    Fri May 17, 2019 - 11:51 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has criticised the government for not making the large scale investment in public housing that is needed to cease the flow of families from the private ...
  12. Flood of Shared Living & Student Accommodation is removing real homes from Dublin

    Fri May 17, 2019 - 11:24 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has said the increasing number of shared or co-living developments is removing real homes from Dublin, will be no solution to the housing crisis, but a fig leaf to allow...
  13. Three quarters of those working in the arts can't make ends meet

    Fri May 17, 2019 - 12:00 am - Sheila Nunan Sheila Nunan slams poor levels of arts funding and pledges to secure Ireland’s share of EU funding.Responding to evidence presented to the Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht repo...
  14. Trump still not welcome in Ireland

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 04:20 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin US President exploiting Ireland for electoral purposesLabour Senator Aodhán O Ríordáin has said that President Donald Trump is not welcome in Ireland and we should not be facilitating a visit that ...
  15. Our rural communities are being left behind

    Wed May 15, 2019 - 03:52 pm - Sheila Nunan Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party’s new policy on Rural Ireland in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, European Parliament candidate for Ireland South Sheila Nunan outlined her proposals to deliver a ...