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  1. Minister must act on Electoral Register concerns

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 09:22 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government Jan O'Sullivan TD has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act without delay to address the potential disenfranchisement of thousands of vo...
  2. Labour Dáil Candidate for Dublin Fingal

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 05:06 pm - The Labour Party With a General Election imminent, the Labour Party has confirmed that Councillor Duncan Smith who contested the recent by-election will be the Labour Party candidate for Dublin Fingal.As there is insu...
  3. Commission needed to deal with crime in North Dublin

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 08:24 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to last night’s shooting in Kilbarrack, Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for a Mulvey-style report to deal with ongoing gang violence in North Dublin.Senator Ó Ríordáin said...
  4. Fine Gael pension pledge has zero credibility

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 03:49 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Social Protection Sen. Ged Nash today accused Fine Gael of auction politics on pensions and contrasted the promise with what they did this year in Budget 2020.Senator Nash said:...
  5. Gross Downgrading of Mullingar A&E Will be Resisted

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:49 pm - Alan Mangan Labour candidate for Longford-Westmeath, Alan Mangan, has reacted furiously to the threat to downgrade A&E in Mullingar and Portlaoise hospitals.Alan said: “A coroner’s report has shown that A...
  6. The Mercy Hospital A&E Must be Preserved

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:42 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has said that it is vital that the Mercy Hospital A&E has an emergency consultant 24-hours a day. This follows a Coroner’s report that claims the lack of emergency...
  7. Regional Hospitals Need 24-Hour A&E Consultants to Prevent Deaths

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 - 01:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has reacted to the Dublin Coroner’s report that 24-hour consultant-led A&E is needed to ‘prevent further deaths’ in regional hospitals,.Bre...
  8. Time to revisit Budget 2020

    Sat Jan 11, 2020 - 11:21 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader says Passing of UK Withdrawal Bill by House of Commons is an Opportunity to revisit Budget 2020The Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Govern...
  9. Costello condemns FG failure to fund Dalymount Redevelopment

    Sat Jan 11, 2020 - 11:12 am - Joe Costello Labour candidate for Dublin Central, and spokesperson on Urban Regeneration Cllr Joe Costello has condemned the failure of Fine Gael to fund the development of Dalymount while millions has been found ...
  10. Leadership now needed in Northern Ireland

    Fri Jan 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has said that the New Decade, New Approach deal represents a good basis for all parties in Northern Ireland to get the Stormont Assembly up and runni...
  11. Real solutions needed to avoid childcare strike

    Fri Jan 10, 2020 - 03:08 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Responding to the announcement of a planned strike by childcare workers on the 5th February, Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock T.D, said:“The crisis in the childcare ...
  12. Labour fully supports school secretaries

    Fri Jan 10, 2020 - 09:50 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said the Labour Party fully supports school secretaries who are taking part in industrial action today.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“As a...
  13. School book funding announcement doesn't go far enough

    Thu Jan 9, 2020 - 01:49 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to the announcement of €1m in State funding for free books at primary level, Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said:“Obviously I welcome any initiative to ...
  14. Real investment needed in Waterford Hospital capacity

    Thu Jan 9, 2020 - 01:35 pm - Mayor John Pratt Waterford Mayor, and Labour General Election candidate, Cllr John Pratt has called for better planning, and a commitment to invest in public heath services instead of relying on short term extra beds ...
  15. Howlin accuses FG of wasting public money in Data Commissioner feud

    Thu Jan 9, 2020 - 12:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party, has accused the Government of throwing good money away in its dispute with the Data Protection Commission.Deputy Howlin said:“I had hoped that we had g...