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  1. Labour to outline plans for An Equal Society

    Fri Nov 8, 2019 - 03:28 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party’s annual national conference takes place in Mullingar tomorrow and will focus on the party’s commitment to Building an Equal Society.The conference will also see the official laun...
  2. Job losses: Proper investment needed in the Midlands

    Fri Nov 8, 2019 - 12:14 pm - Willie Penrose Responding to news of the closure of two ESB plants in the Midlands next year, Labour TD for Longford Westmeath, Willie Penrose said:“ESB and Bórd na Móna have been major employers in the Midlands...
  3. Traffic chaos: Let children go free on Dublin transport in December

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 03:53 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for free fares for children to be instated on public transport in Dublin in December in a bid to encourage more people to leave their...
  4. Howlin calls for progressive unity in by-elections

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 02:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking about the Dáil debate on moving the Writ for the four Bye-elections, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called for unity among progressive parties and independents to oppose ...
  5. O'Sullivan says RTE restructuring plan and decision to close Limerick studio must be fought

    Thu Nov 7, 2019 - 07:42 am - Jan O'Sullivan Limerick Labour T.D Jan O’Sullivan says RTE’s decision to close its Limerick studio and move Lyric FM to Dublin and Cork must be resisted.The Limerick T.D said:“We have to come together and figh...
  6. Galvin calls for Emergency Kildare County Council meeting over Irish Water

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 06:15 pm - Cllr Ciara Galvin Cllr. Ciara Galvin of the Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District has today (Wednesday 6th November) called for an emergency meeting of Kildare County Council on the matter of the ongoing Boil Water Noti...
  7. Government has failed Cork Health Services

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 05:25 pm - John Maher Cork University Hospital asks public to explore other options before attending Emergency Department - 65 on trolleys today.Labour Cork Cllr John Maher has called for urgent action from the Government ...
  8. Howlin concern over Taoiseach migration comments

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 03:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern that the Taoiseach's comments on illegal migration risk giving people the wrong perception on the scale of the issue.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  9. Keep St Joseph's Dementia Care Centre open

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 01:25 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Responding to reports of the planned closure of Saint Joseph’s Dementia Care home in Shankill in Dublin, Labour Senator and member of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Dementia, Kevin Humphreys, sai...
  10. Extending free flu jab could help ease hospital pressure

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 11:09 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Government to provide free flu vaccinations across the board to help counter winter viruses and as a measure to reduce trolley number...
  11. Harris must publish winter hospital plan

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 12:39 pm - Alan Kelly TD Responding to INMO trolleywatch figures for today, which show 679 patients on trolleys, Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has said the trolley trends are worrying and we need to see real...
  12. Operation Freeflow- time to get Dublin traffic moving

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 12:17 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for Operation Freeflow to be implemented in Dublin City to deal with the traffic gridlock in the lead up to Christmas.Senator Humphre...
  13. Rescources must be retained in Drogheda area to beat gangs

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 11:40 am - Ged Nash TD Labour Senator in Louth & East Meath Ged Nash has called for Garda resources to be retained and increased in the wake of the latest incident linked to the ongoing Drogheda feud.A 39-year-old man w...
  14. Answers needed on Leixlip Water Treatment Plant issues

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 06:39 pm - Duncan Smith TD Labour Party by-election candidate Dublin Fingal, Duncan Smith, has called for urgent investment is needed to upgrade the Leixlip water treatment plant.This comes as 600,000 homes in North County Dubl...
  15. Statement on the death of Gay Byrne

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the announcement today of the death of veteran RTÉ broadcaster, Gay Byrne, Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin, said:“I’m really saddened to hear of the passing of Gay Byrne today, a...