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  1. Major breakthrough for the School for the Deaf, Cabra

    Wed Apr 14, 2021 - 06:14 pm - Senator Marie Sherlock HSE commits to retaining and protecting the existing speech and language therapy service.Following a meeting today between Minister Rabbitte, HSE Dublin North City and County, the principal and parent...
  2. Sustained focus needed on Jobs and Domestic Economy

    Wed Apr 14, 2021 - 02:14 pm - Ged Nash TD Supports must be maintained to help indigenous jobs and businesses.Vaccine programme crucial for jobs and business recovery.Plan needed to tackle youth unemployment levels .Responding to today’...
  3. Rental market continues to suck the soul out of Dublin

    Wed Apr 14, 2021 - 12:16 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Responding to the news that Dublin has retained its position as the fifth most expensive city in Europe for expats to rent in, Labour housing spokesperson Senator Rebecca Moynihan has called for a rad...
  4. No student should be forced to pay for mandatory hotel quarantine

    Wed Apr 14, 2021 - 11:38 am - Senator Annie Hoey Labour spokesperson on Further and Higher Education Annie Hoey has urged the Minister for Further and Higher Education to urgently assuage the concerns of young people studying abroad and ensure that ...
  5. NIAC clarification needed on use of AstraZeneca in under 60s

    Tue Apr 13, 2021 - 03:47 pm - Alan Kelly TD In what scenarios might the benefit outweigh the risks?Following the publication of NIAC advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine yesterday, Labour Party Leader and Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has call...
  6. Exploitation in the Red Meat Sector must end before expansion of employment permit system in Ireland

    Tue Apr 13, 2021 - 11:26 am - Senator Marie Sherlock Responding to the Meat Industry Ireland’s (MII) presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment, committee member and Labour employment spokesperson Senator Marie ...
  7. NIAC decision on AstraZeneca vaccine raises questions for rollout

    Mon Apr 12, 2021 - 04:37 pm - Alan Kelly TD Concrete plan needed to ensure 80% target of first dose by end of June is met.Is Ireland following NIAC or EMA advice on vaccines?Responding to the news that the AstraZeneca vaccine would be restricte...
  8. Insurance industry must be pressed to lower costs for loyal customers immediately

    Mon Apr 12, 2021 - 11:48 am - Ged Nash TD Labour spokesperson on Finance Ged Nash has welcomed news that motor insurance costs are likely to come down after a landmark move to approve guidelines that will lead to a cut in personal injury awar...
  9. Sherlock receives confirmation of services at Mallow General Hospital

    Sat Apr 10, 2021 - 10:45 am - Seán Sherlock TD Mallow based TD for Cork East, Labour's Sean Sherlock has received assurances from the CEO of the South / South West Hospital Group that services will continue as normal at the Medical Assessment Unit...
  10. Funding to Dental Treatment Services Scheme must be restored to pre-crash levels

    Fri Apr 9, 2021 - 10:26 am - Senator Annie Hoey Following representations of the Irish Dental Association to the Health Committee yesterday, Senator Hoey called on Government to widen access to dental care by restoring the Dental Treatment Benefit ...
  11. Welcome move by Minister Rabbitte on pausing roll out of the HSE’s Disability service reconfiguration

    Thu Apr 8, 2021 - 06:13 pm - Senator Marie Sherlock Good news for Holy Family School for the Deaf Cabra, Carmona in Glenageary, St Columba's in Cork and Rosedale, GalwaySenator Marie Sherlock this evening welcomed the announcement by Minister for Disab...
  12. HSE must reverse closure of Mallow Medical Assessment Unit

    Thu Apr 8, 2021 - 03:26 pm - Seán Sherlock TD Mallow based Labour Party TD Seán Sherlock has called on the HSE and the Fianna Fáil Minister for Health to reverse the decision to close the Medical Assessment Unit at Mallow General Hospital for o...
  13. Statement on Belfast violence

    Thu Apr 8, 2021 - 09:57 am - Brendan Howlin TD Responding to the violence in Belfast, Labour Party Northern Ireland spokesperson Brendan Howlin said genuine grievances impacting Unionists must be addressed but called on leaders to calm tensions an...
  14. ‘Solidarity’ tax the first step on the road to recovery

    Wed Apr 7, 2021 - 02:52 pm - Ged Nash TD Responding to the IMF proposal that high earners and companies that prospered throughout the pandemic should pay additional tax, Labour finance spokesperson Ged Nash has called on Government to consid...
  15. Phoenix Park at risk of compulsory purchase under Government Bill

    Fri Apr 2, 2021 - 09:47 am - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Labour Housing, Local Government and Heritage spokesperson Senator Rebecca Moynihan has called on the Minister for Housing to confirm that no national park, heritage site or the Phoenix Park will be a...