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  1. 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 ...
  2. Increase in funding for DEIS schools needed

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 12:49 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin 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 ...
  3. Time to give Renters a break

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 10:53 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD 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...
  4. Peter Casey’s message of division and hate is not welcome in Dublin West

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 09:41 am - Joan Burton TD 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. GRA claims on armed back up must be answered urgently

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 08:43 am - Senator Ged Nash 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...
  10. 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....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Labour calls for Electoral Commission and extended voting rights

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 11:14 am - Brendan Howlin TD A strategy for Votes at 16 and organising election debates among key tasksLabour Leader Brendan Howlin today urged voters to ensure they are registered and to make their voice heard in the General Ele...
  14. Government abusing taxpayer’s money on glorified election ads

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 - 10:25 am - Senator Ged Nash An expensive advertisement on the front page of today’s Sunday Business Post promoting the February 1st rise in the National Minimum Wage is nothing more than a glorified election ad from FG, paid f...
  15. Labour launch solutions on getting Ireland moving

    Fri Jan 17, 2020 - 02:01 pm - The Labour Party The Labour Party has today launched a plan on Getting Ireland moving, which aims to cut congestion, promote regional jobs and create liveable communities.Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD said:...