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  1. Kelly Slams Crazy HSE Decision to Cap Home Help Hours

    Tue Jun 4, 2019 - 08:41 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health Spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on Minster Harris to find the resources to increase the number of home help assistance hours. This follows the refusal by the HSE to offer any inc...
  2. Statement from Brendan Howlin following meeting with Jeremy Corbyn

    Wed May 29, 2019 - 08:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Following a constructive meeting with the leader of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said he was assured that a no-deal Brexit is off the table.Deputy Howlin said:...
  3. OPW must further extend public consultation time on Phoenix Park Plans and engage with local community

    Wed May 29, 2019 - 02:47 pm - Joan Burton TD Dublin West TD Joan Burton has objected to the extraordinarily brief time allocated for the public consultation for the Phoenix Park Visitor Strategic Review and the limited opportunity for local comm...
  4. Second UK Referendum in Ireland's best interests

    Wed May 29, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the latest Brexit developments, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the withdrawal agreement cannot gain a majority in the British Parliament. In those circumstanc...
  5. O'Sullivan calls on Minister Murphy to drive opening of empty Council homes

    Wed May 29, 2019 - 11:06 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD,  has again called on the Government to admit the failure of their Rebuilding Ireland Plan as the number of people in homeless services rise...
  6. Comprehensive Government Response Needed to Northside Murder Spree

    Tue May 28, 2019 - 06:46 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a ‘Mulvey’ report and whole of government response to address the ongoing killing spree on the Northside of Dublin. He said:”The latest murder...
  7. Warning for Ireland as May’s Resignation means UK Political Uncertainty

    Fri May 24, 2019 - 09:44 am - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD called for Ireland to move to an ‘Orange Warning’ as politics in the UK will be unstabl...
  8. HSE must examine loco parentis clause

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 04:20 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health and the HSE to seriously examine  the ‘loco parentis’ clause in home care nursing contracts.Deputy Kelly...
  9. For a fairer Ireland where nobody gets left behind

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 03:42 pm - Sheila Nunan FOR A FAIRER IRELAND WHERE NOBODY GETS LEFT BEHIND - VOTE SHEILA NUNAN NO.1 ON FRIDAYAs she sets off on a marathon canvass of Ireland South from Bray Head to Loop Head, Labour candidate Sheila Nunan s...
  10. Three compelling reasons to vote Labour on Friday

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 12:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the local and European elections, Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, said that there are three compelling reasons to vote this Friday.Brendan said: “It is importan...
  11. Murphy is discriminating against apartment dwellers

    Thu May 23, 2019 - 11:30 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called for the Minister for Housing to explain his refusal to assist people who were sold apartments with serious building defeats. Senator Humphreys has also querie...
  12. Another fatal Northside shooting while photo-ops held in Stepaside

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 04:30 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Condemning the fatal shooting in Darndale today, Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said the escalating number of attacks show that the Government has lost control of gangland crime and are faili...
  13. For A Better Dublin, In a Fairer Europe Vote 1 Alex White on Friday

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Alex White Speaking at the final media event of the election campaign with Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, Alex White said,“There are two stark visions of the future of Europe before voters of all 28 stat...
  14. Murphy should rescind co-living shared apartment planning regulations

    Wed May 22, 2019 - 11:37 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour's Housing Spokesperson, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has called on the Minister for Housing to rescind the apartment guidelines he published that allow for shared accommodation that has been labelled 21s...
  15. United Protest needed for Trump Re-election Visit

    Tue May 21, 2019 - 09:59 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on all progressives and democrats to work together over the next fortnight to ensure Ireland sends a message that President Trump is not welcome here, a...