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  1. Action needed to tackle child homelessness

    Wed Nov 20, 2019 - 01:12 pm - Jan O'Sullivan Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has expressed deep concern about the findings of a Royal College of Physicians report on the impact of homelessness on children, and called on the ...
  2. Action needed on Dublin air quality

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 05:08 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for urgent action  to be taken to improve air quality in Dublin, raising in the Seanad today the need for local authoritie...
  3. VAT on food supplements is wrong

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 01:27 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the final debate on the Finance Act, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the Government’s decision to raise VAT on food supplements showed disregard f...
  4. Increase in gangland attacks in Lucan must be tackled

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 - 11:16 am - Cllr Joanna Tuffy Labour Lucan Cllr Joanna Tuffy has criticised the Government for the failure to control gangland crime following the spate of shootings in local housing estates where young families and children live,...
  5. Statement on SF & FG collusion to derail O’Devaney

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 04:19 pm - Alison Gilliland "I am absolutely disgusted that SF & FG are colluding to derail struggling families’ opportunity to avail of affordable rental homes on O’Devaney."It is in the Minister’s gift to produce an ...
  6. IPB Insurance should be extended for community events says Galway Cllr

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 02:29 pm - Níall McNelis Speaking in relation to the threat to key Galway 2020 events, Cllr Niall McNelis, Labour spokesperson on tourism said that Galway City Council has the solution at its fingertips, as joint owner of IPB...
  7. Minster’s assertion on O’Devaney Gardens incorrect and unacceptable

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 - 10:10 am - Joe Costello Labour Party Dublin City Councillor for the North Inner City, Joe Costello has said Minister Eoghan Murphy’s questioning of the deal with Bartra to build 824 housing units in O’Devaney Gardens is ...
  8. SK Biotek management must return to talks

    Sat Nov 16, 2019 - 02:06 pm - Duncan Smith TD Labour Party by-election candidate for Fingal, Councillor Duncan Smith, has called on management at SK Biotek to return without preconditions to the WRC.Councillor Smith said:“I have visited the SK ...
  9. Sherlock responds to Youth Assembly recommendations

    Fri Nov 15, 2019 - 04:49 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speaking in response to the ten proposals of the Youth Assembly that met in Dáil Éireann today to discuss action on climate change, the Labour Party’s member of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate...
  10. Rosslare Port declines as Dublin Port is clogged up

    Fri Nov 15, 2019 - 02:11 pm - Mayor George Lawlor Speaking in relation to Rosslare Port and Brexit, the Mayor of Wexford and Labour Party by-election candidate for Wexford, Cllr George Lawlor, said that the Government has allowed Rosslare to go backw...
  11. Young people leading the way on Climate Action

    Fri Nov 15, 2019 - 12:48 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Climate Change, Deputy Seán Sherlock, has commended the students taking part in today’s Youth Assembly on Climate Change in the Dáil, as showing true leadership on tackling ...
  12. Labour Calls for Irish Public Bodies Insurance to Extend its Remit

    Fri Nov 15, 2019 - 09:56 am - Jan O'Sullivan Labour spokesperson on Housing and Local Government and Enterprise and Innovation, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called for local authorities and ETBs to use their ownership of the Irish Public Bodies (IPB...
  13. Kelly welcomes UHL MRI scanner decision

    Thu Nov 14, 2019 - 04:16 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the HSE’s decision to purchase a second MRI scanner for University Hospital Limerick.Deputy Kelly said:“I have engaged in extensive lo...
  14. Sheehan calls on the people of the Midwest to fight RTÉ decision to close Lyric in Limerick

    Thu Nov 14, 2019 - 03:52 pm - Cllr Conor Sheehan Limerick City North Labour Councillor Conor Sheehan has called on the people of the Midwest to come together to fight RTE’s decision to downgrade Lyric FM to Dublin and Cork and close RTE’s Limeri...
  15. Sherlock welcomes judgment on Citizenship appeal

    Thu Nov 14, 2019 - 03:34 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson Seán Sherlock has welcomed today’s Court of Appeal ruling on citizenship. He said that, while the decision did not assist the appellant, Mr Roderick Jones, it did provid...