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  1. Galvin calls for Emergency Kildare County Council meeting over Irish Water

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 06:15 pm - Cllr Ciara Galvin Cllr. Ciara Galvin of the Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District has today (Wednesday 6th November) called for an emergency meeting of Kildare County Council on the matter of the ongoing Boil Water Noti...
  2. Government has failed Cork Health Services

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 05:25 pm - John Maher Cork University Hospital asks public to explore other options before attending Emergency Department - 65 on trolleys today.Labour Cork Cllr John Maher has called for urgent action from the Government ...
  3. Howlin concern over Taoiseach migration comments

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 03:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern that the Taoiseach's comments on illegal migration risk giving people the wrong perception on the scale of the issue.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  4. Keep St Joseph's Dementia Care Centre open

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 01:25 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Responding to reports of the planned closure of Saint Joseph’s Dementia Care home in Shankill in Dublin, Labour Senator and member of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Dementia, Kevin Humphreys, sai...
  5. Extending free flu jab could help ease hospital pressure

    Wed Nov 6, 2019 - 11:09 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Government to provide free flu vaccinations across the board to help counter winter viruses and as a measure to reduce trolley number...
  6. Harris must publish winter hospital plan

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 12:39 pm - Alan Kelly TD Responding to INMO trolleywatch figures for today, which show 679 patients on trolleys, Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has said the trolley trends are worrying and we need to see real...
  7. Operation Freeflow- time to get Dublin traffic moving

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 12:17 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called for Operation Freeflow to be implemented in Dublin City to deal with the traffic gridlock in the lead up to Christmas.Senator Humphre...
  8. Rescources must be retained in Drogheda area to beat gangs

    Tue Nov 5, 2019 - 11:40 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Senator in Louth & East Meath Ged Nash has called for Garda resources to be retained and increased in the wake of the latest incident linked to the ongoing Drogheda feud.A 39-year-old man w...
  9. Answers needed on Leixlip Water Treatment Plant issues

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 06:39 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour Party by-election candidate Dublin Fingal, Duncan Smith, has called for urgent investment is needed to upgrade the Leixlip water treatment plant.This comes as 600,000 homes in North County Dubl...
  10. Statement on the death of Gay Byrne

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the announcement today of the death of veteran RTÉ broadcaster, Gay Byrne, Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin, said:“I’m really saddened to hear of the passing of Gay Byrne today, a...
  11. Harris must outline when RCOG report will be published

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 12:45 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health to set out when the RCOG review will be released. The RCOG review into CervicalCheck was due to be published in O...
  12. Change in approach needed in Government's approach to drugs and addiction

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 12:02 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD., has said that a step change is needed in the Government’s approach to drugs and addiction.Deputy Howlin commented:“Deaths from drug misuse have increased ma...
  13. New O’Devaney Gardens proposal offers quality housing and employment in a greatly improved regeneration scheme

    Mon Nov 4, 2019 - 10:22 am - Joe Costello Speaking at the Press launch in the Mansion House on the new proposals for redeveloping O’Devaney Gardens negotiated by the parties to the Dublin Agreement, Cllr Joe Costello said:“The new proposa...
  14. Rent Deposit Protection Scheme needed after Santry €20k case

    Sat Nov 2, 2019 - 10:08 am - Cllr Joanna Tuffy Labour Affordable Housing spokesperson, Cllr Joanna Tuffy has said the case of forty students in Santry who have had €20,000 of rental deposits withheld from them, reported in the Irish Independent ...
  15. Answers needed on Garda numbers in Cork

    Sat Nov 2, 2019 - 09:02 am - John Maher Labour City Councillor John Maher has demanded the Garda Commissioner and Minister for Justice to account for news reports today that just two Gardaí were able to patrol the city last March on a Satu...