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  1. Clear plan needed for travel restrictions

    Thu Sep 17, 2020 - 11:52 am - Duncan Smith TD Explanation needed on airport testingA clear plan is needed from Government on travel restrictions according to Labour Transport Spokesperson, Duncan Smith T.D.Deputy Smith was speaking after it was a...
  2. Coco’s Law must be passed by Christmas

    Wed Sep 16, 2020 - 12:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Coco’s Law must be passed by Christmas according to Labour Justice Spokesperson Brendan Howlin who is reintroducing his Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill criminalising onl...
  3. Certainty needed for people in Dublin on Covid measures

    Wed Sep 16, 2020 - 12:42 pm - Alan Kelly TD Comprehensive and clear communications needed from GovernmentAfter failing to get any further clarity at Leader’s Questions from the Taoiseach, Labour Leader Alan Kelly said the government needs to ...
  4. Howlin to accept petition on Coco's Law - Wednesday 11am Kildare St gates Leinster House

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 06:27 pm - The Labour Party Labour Justice spokesperson Brendan Howlin TD will today at 11am, Wednesday 16th September outside the Kildare St gates of Leinster House, accept a petition from Jackie Fox, mother of Nicole Fox Fenlo...
  5. Clear guidance needed for Higher Education Institutions in Dublin

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 05:44 pm - Senator Annie Hoey What is meant by ‘enhanced protective measures’ for HEIs in Dublin?Labour Higher Education spokesperson Annie Hoey has called for the publication of detailed guidelines on the recommended ‘enhan...
  6. Kelly rang Taoiseach to challenge Dáil adjournment

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 05:39 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly contacted the Taoiseach following the adjournment of the Dáil to challenge the sudden suspension, as it was his view business could be taken by Ministers of State, sayi...
  7. Taoiseach must give clear advice about Dublin and whether it is at Level 2 or 3

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 02:08 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Leader Alan Kelly T.D has called on the Taoiseach to give clear advice as to whether Dublin is at Level 2 or 3 of the Government’s medium-term plan for living with Covid.Speaking at Leader’...
  8. Election of Ann Heneghan welcome step towards gender equality in sport

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 12:30 pm - Senator Mark Wall The election of Ann Heneghan as the first ever female President of Connaght Rugby and the first woman to head an Irish province is a welcome step towards gender equality in sport and sends an importan...
  9. Bank Payment Breaks Must Continue for Workers in Worst Affected Sectors

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 12:07 pm - Ged Nash TD Payment breaks must continue where needed for workers and companies.Banks must drop the “COVID-19 penalty” applied to payment breaks, in line with European Banking Authority (EBA) guidelines.Respo...
  10. Internal Market Bill is a full-throated assault on the withdrawal agreement – Govt must now prepare for the likelihood of a no deal Brexit

    Tue Sep 15, 2020 - 10:50 am - Brendan Howlin TD “The Internal Market Bill which passed 1st stage in the House of Commons is a full-throated assault on the withdrawal agreement that was signed off by Boris Johnson and his Government and the UK Par...
  11. Teachers role in Leaving Cert and school reopening needs to be acknowledged and two-tier pay ended

    Mon Sep 14, 2020 - 01:01 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Pay inequality needs to be addressed in Budget 2021The role played by teachers in reopening schools and as part of the Leaving Cert calculated grades process needs to be acknowledged and the two-tier ...
  12. Urgent rescue package needed for taxi industry

    Sat Sep 12, 2020 - 03:59 pm - Duncan Smith TD Labour Party Spokesperson on Transport, Duncan Smith TD has called on the Minister for Transport to deliver an urgent package of measures to rescue the taxi industry and ensure taxi drivers are able t...
  13. Government face a choice as to whether they want to act – warm words will not deliver for the Debenhams workers

    Sat Sep 12, 2020 - 11:34 am - Senator Marie Sherlock The Government now face a choice as to whether they want to act on detailed proposals submitted by ICTU in order to resolve the Debenhams dispute according to Labour Spokesperson on Employment, Senato...
  14. Will spectators be allowed at matches as part of Government plan for living with Covid

    Sat Sep 12, 2020 - 09:44 am - Senator Mark Wall Clarity is needed on whether a limited number of spectators will be allowed attend matches again as part of the Government’s medium-term plan for living with Covid-19 according to Labour Spokesperso...
  15. Bill to tackle Online Harassment must become law

    Fri Sep 11, 2020 - 01:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Petition to be handed into Dáil next week, Wednesday 16th at 11am.Labour to restore Harassment Bill to the Dáil order paper next week.Government must move quickly to bring forward amendments and mak...