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  1. Trolley numbers unacceptable

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 12:24 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has described the numbers of people on trolleys in our emergency departments and wards as unacceptable.This comes as the INMO have confirmed that over ...
  2. Revelations show Fingal Council should not be Noise Regulator

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 11:31 am - Brendan Ryan TD Responding to the report in today’s Irish Times, Labour Fingal TD, Brendan Ryan called on Fianna Fáil to get off the fence and reverse the decision to make FCC the noise regulator for Dublin Airpor...
  3. Action needed on €4.3 Billion owed in outstanding tax payments

    Mon Feb 18, 2019 - 04:33 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has said that a more detailed explanation is required from the Minister regarding the volume of €4.3bn in tax payments outstanding to Revenue as of 31 January...
  4. Minister Harris must make good on rogue crisis pregnancy regulation promise

    Mon Feb 18, 2019 - 02:08 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Government to regulate rogue crisis pregnancy agencies.Deputy Howlin said:“Through reports in today’s Times Ireland, we have learned that ...
  5. Exclusion Zones needed to ensure safe access to abortion

    Mon Feb 18, 2019 - 01:14 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has called for swift action by the Minister for Health to tackle the issue of Exclusion Zones to protect vulnerable women who seek access to legal abortion services.Senator ...
  6. Fine Gael urged to stop stonewalling CE Supervisors

    Mon Feb 18, 2019 - 01:08 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has called on the Fine Gael government to stop stonewalling Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisors and to engage in meaningful discussions on a pension scheme for those who run ...
  7. Investment in Kinnegad is very welcome

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 - 03:56 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Development, Willie Penrose TD, has welcomed the announcement of €600,000 in Rural Regeneration and Development funding for Kinnegad. This funding will be used to devel...
  8. Government needs to listen to O.N.E on the needs of Veterans

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 - 09:46 am - Alan Mangan Labour General Election candidate Alan Mangan, has described as a ‘national shame’ the conditions facing veterans facing homelessness after years of service in the Defence Forces. Mr. Mangan said:...
  9. Fianna Fáil let down the people of Fingal by abstaining on Aircraft Noise Bill

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 04:21 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan has criticised Fianna Fáil for facilitating the passing of the Aircraft Noice (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018.Deputy Ryan said;"On Wednesday evening we...
  10. Gov agree to meet ex-service people following questions from Howlin

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 03:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Following questions in the Dáil from Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, the Minister for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has agreed to meet the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel.Deputy Howlin s...
  11. Penrose raises issue of unfair employment situation within CE Schemes

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 01:11 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has today raised in the Dáil, with the Minister Doherty the ongoing issue of unfair employment situation for Supervisors on Co...
  12. C&AG confirms to Kelly rules around civil servants on boards

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 11:04 am - Alan Kelly TD At today’s meeting of the Public Accounts Committee the Comptroller and Auditor General confirmed to Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD t...
  13. FINE GAEL PERSIST IN RELYING ON PRIVATE SECTOR RATHER THAN BUILDING HOMES ON PUBLIC LAND

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 09:28 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has criticised the FG/Independent Government for persisting in pouring more and more money into the pockets of private landlords rather than ramping ...
  14. Unfair Employment Situation for Community Employment Supervisors

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party, today asked the Taoiseach about the unfair situation for Supervisors on Community Employment Schemes.These schemes are funded by the Department of Soci...
  15. More outsourcing of Lab work to be confirmed by Scally

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 04:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has said that after today’s Health Committee on CervicalCheck, that we need further confirmation on the outsourcing of lab work from Dr Gabriel Scally...