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  1. Implementing Labour’s Democratic Programmes

    Sat Jan 19, 2019 - 03:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour PartyOn the occasion of the Centenary of the Democratic Programme, Gresham Hotel, Dublin, 19th January 2019  We are here to remember.But not out of h...
  2. Labour to commemorate the 1st Dáil and Democratic Programme

    Fri Jan 18, 2019 - 04:00 pm - On Saturday 19th January, the Labour Party will commemorate the legacy of Tom Johnson and the Centenary of the Democratic Programme of the First Dáil. The event is being run in association with the I...
  3. Coombe's refusal to provide abortion care is completely unacceptable

    Thu Jan 17, 2019 - 09:44 pm - Labour Women The Chair of the Labour Women Executive, Ellen O'Sullivan, has described the refusal of the Coombe hospital to provide termination in the case of fatal foetal abnormality as completely unacceptable....
  4. Nothing can be taken for granted on Brexit

    Thu Jan 17, 2019 - 02:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin on Government's Brexit Preparedness The British Parliament has voted overwhelmingly against the Withdrawal Agreement.We are now in a period of acute unce...
  5. Why are we still seeing CervicalCheck cases going through the courts?

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 05:55 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the fact that another CervicalCheck case has passed through the courts is not good enough. Deputy Kelly said: “Despite promise after ...
  6. Irish Government appear to have no Plan B for Brexit

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 05:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, reacted to the latest developments in Westminster and the seeming paralysis of Leo Varadkar’s government on the risk of a ‘no deal’ Brexit and repe...
  7. Sherlock calls on all phone operators to work to ban scam calls

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 01:24 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Communications Spokesperson Seán Sherlock TD has called on phone operators to actively take steps to block fraudulent calls to members of the public following Three’s announcement that premi...
  8. Serious questions to be asked about the governance of Public Boards.

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 12:19 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour’s Transport Spokesperson, Sen. Kevin Humphrys, has called for greater accountability for members of public boards who do not attend board meetings yet still pick up their salary.Senator Humph...
  9. O'Sullivan raises Limerick's exclusion from rent pressure zones on the first day of Dáil, 2019

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 11:51 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Limerick Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan today questioned the Minister for Housing on why he continues to stand over the exclusion of Limerick City from Rent Pressure Zones when it has the highest private ...
  10. Solutions to avoid nurses' strike within the PSSA

    Wed Jan 16, 2019 - 11:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has along with with Sinn Féin, the Social Democrats and Indpendents4Change submitted proposals to the Dáil on the upcoming strike by the INMO and the ...
  11. Mayor of Galway expresses condolences on the death of Mayor Adamowicz.

    Tue Jan 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Mayor of Galway, Cllr. Niall McNeilis has expressed sympathy to the family, friends, and constituents of Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdansk. Cllr. McNeilis has written to the Polish Embassy expressing h...
  12. Harris needs to get real on MenB vax

    Tue Jan 15, 2019 - 10:47 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has repeated his calls for the State to make Meningitis B vaccinations more affordable.This comes as a 12th case of meningitis B has been confirmed.Dep...
  13. Labour to hold media doorstep today (15th January) @ 11.30

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD and members of the Labour Parliamentary Party will be available to speak to reporters this morning at 11.30am, Tuesday 15th January, on the Leinster House p...
  14. Government's lack of ambition on Climate Action is dissapointing

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:01 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Climate Action, Seán Sherlock TD, has recommended that government strengthen the power of the Climate Change Advisory Council.  Deputy Sherlock highlighted the slow rate ...
  15. Minister needs to give clarity to Cervical Cancer patients receiving Pembro

    Mon Jan 14, 2019 - 03:01 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said it is imperative that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, must give official confirmation that all women with cervical cancer who are eligi...