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  1. Cosgrove selected to contest for Labour in Sligo Local Elections

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 02:47 pm - Nessa Cosgrove On Tuesday night in the Sligo SIPTU offices, Nessa Cosgrove was selected to contest the local elections in May for the Labour Party in the Sligo-Strandhill ward. The convention was attended by Labour ...
  2. It is time to bring back Operation Freeflow

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 10:09 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys has said that the report from Inrix today shows once again the urgent need for the reinstatement of Operation Freeflow. It is estimated that Dubl...
  3. Gov must confirm what health projects they have paused

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 05:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has urged the Ministers for Health and Public Expenditure to outline exactly what Health projects are going to be delayed because of the overrun in the...
  4. Was Attorney General consulted on new tender price for Children’s Hospital?

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 05:29 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At the Order of Business in the Dáil today, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin questioned the Taoiseach as to whether the revised tender price for the main build of the National Children’s Hospital...
  5. North County Dublin has waited long enough for Metrolink

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 04:50 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Deputy for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan TD today raised with the Minister for Transport the need for the Metrolink development to be fast-tracked. Deputy Ryan raised the urgent need for an affor...
  6. New Rules Around Social Housing A Heartless And Cynical Move

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 02:39 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan has described the decision by Minister Eoghan Murphy to move homeless families off the housing list for five years if they turn down unsuitable accommodati...
  7. Pharma & tech firms have an obligation to promote STEM to young Irish girls

    Mon Feb 11, 2019 - 01:43 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On International Day of Women in Science, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the many STEM focused multinationals based in Ireland have an obligation to promote ...
  8. Nash tells Commission to hike Minimum Wage to €10.55 per hour

    Sun Feb 10, 2019 - 12:46 pm - Senator Ged Nash The Labour Party has proposed to the Low Pay Commission that the National Minimum Wage for 2019 should be €10.55 per hour this year, rising to €11.25 by 2020, and to link it to 2/3rds of median in...
  9. Howlin reiterates opposition to tobacco

    Sun Feb 10, 2019 - 11:06 am - Brendan Howlin TD In response to the report in today's Sunday Business Post, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin wishes to reiterate his strong opposition to tobacco and the cigarette industry, and the damage it wrecks ...
  10. Labour Party statement on SDLP Partnership vote

    Sat Feb 9, 2019 - 05:19 pm - "The Labour Party is disappointed by the result of the vote today by SDLP delegates to approve a formal partnership with Fianna Fáil."It remains our view that this move represents a precursor to a fu...
  11. Murphy must deliver on 900 social & affordable homes for IGB site

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 03:17 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy to commit to funding the 900 social and affordable housing units that were committed to on the IGB site in his cons...
  12. Health Confidence & Supply Materials and Capital Plan documents must be released

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 12:35 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD reacting to the latest developments in the National Children’s Hospital scandal has called for the Minister for Public Expenditure to make a statement on the...
  13. Another Northside Shooting Death as Justice Minister runs from Debates

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 08:49 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin After another shooting death on the Northside, Labour Senator for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said that the latest incident in Darndale must be a wake up call for the Minister for Justi...
  14. Minutes show officials knew of Children's Hospital overrun since September 2018

    Thu Feb 7, 2019 - 12:15 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Ministers Harris and Donohoe’s accounts of who knew what and when on the National Children’s Hospital don’t stack up following the ...
  15. Blind Eye Neutrality is the not the reality of Ireland in 2019 - Ryan

    Thu Feb 7, 2019 - 11:48 am - Brendan Ryan TD Brendan Ryan, Labour Spokesperson for Defence has called for Ireland to sign the EU status of forces agreement (S.O.F.A.). The agreements guarantee that Ireland’s neutrality will remain protected wh...