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  1. Europe must focus on the issues that matter to Ireland South

    Thu Apr 4, 2019 - 11:19 am - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan to speak at #EuropeTogether event in Limerick Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, is in Limerick today where she will speak alongside local TD Jan O'Sullivan and...
  2. HPV study can be used to tackle misinformation

    Thu Apr 4, 2019 - 10:23 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly, has welcomed a study that shows the HPV vaccine has been linked with a drop in Cervical Cancer.Commenting on the Glasgow Caledonian University Study, Depu...
  3. Penrose keeps up pressure for secondary school in Kinnegad

    Wed Apr 3, 2019 - 03:32 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party TD for Westmeath, Willie Penrose has once again raised the issue of the provision of a secondary school in Kinnegad.Deputy Penrose said:“Kinnegad is the third largest town in Westmeath ...
  4. University Hospital Limerick trolley numbers demand a crisis response

    Wed Apr 3, 2019 - 02:13 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour TD for Limerick City, Jan O’Sullivan says the trolley numbers at UHL requires a crisis response after 81 people, were waiting on trolleys at the hospital today.Deputy O'Sullivan said:“I am ...
  5. Costello welcomes decision on Liffey Cycle Route

    Wed Apr 3, 2019 - 02:08 pm - Joe Costello Labour local election candidate for Dublin's North Inner City, and spokesperson on Regeneration Joe Costello has welcomed the long awaited decision on the Liffey Cycle route.Mr Costello said:“The an...
  6. FG Should Support Local Communities Fight Graffiti

    Wed Apr 3, 2019 - 12:41 pm - The Labour Party Senator Humphreys has called for the reinstatement of the Community Graffiti Reduction Programme which ceased in 2009. The aims of the programme were to fund the removal of any graffiti within a publi...
  7. Outrageous school shooting demands strong Government response

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 06:04 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD for Dublin West, Joan Burton has called on the Fine Gael Government to respond urgently to the outrageous shooting incident that occurred outside the Riversdale Community College this aftern...
  8. Europe must look after its citizens

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 03:16 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan meets with EU Commission Vice President in Brussels and lead candidate for the Party of European Socialists.Labour European election candidate for Ireland South, Sheila Nunan, travelled t...
  9. Questions need to be answered on smear tests being recalled

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 03:12 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that it is not right that women who are going through the CervicalCheck programme are having their smear tests expire while those who can affo...
  10. Private meeting for politicians with Zuckerberg not good enough

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 01:59 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Communications Seán Sherlock TD has questioned why three TDs agreed to a private meeting today with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg rather than hold a public appearance at a p...
  11. Time for a Citizens Assembly on Educational Patronage

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 01:53 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson for Education Sen. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has reiterated his call for a Citizens' Assembly to be reconvened to consider changes to our Constitution to address religious control of t...
  12. 100 Years Since Markievicz; We Need More Women in Cabinet

    Tue Apr 2, 2019 - 09:53 am - Senator Ivana Bacik On the centenary of Markievicz's appointment, Senator Bacik has called for an increase in the number of women around the Cabinet table. Today 2nd April 2019 marks the centenary of Count...
  13. Labs should not be calling for suspension of CervicalCheck programme

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has condemned the labs carrying out analysis of smear tests for leaking their wish to suspend the CervicalCheck screening programme days before they are...
  14. No Revenue estimates for Custom losses in a no deal Brexit

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 03:15 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson, Joan Burton TD has expressed her surprise at the lack of estimates from the Revenue Commissions of tax and duty losses from smuggling in the event of a no deal Brexit, wit...
  15. Hannigan commends ‘dedication and impressive track record’ of Marian Harkin

    Mon Apr 1, 2019 - 01:05 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands-North-West constituency, has commended Marian Harkin for her ‘dedication and impressive track record’ as an MEP....