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  1. Labour doorstep today - 11.30am LH plinth

    Tue Mar 12, 2019 - 10:08 am - The Labour Party Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin will be available to speak to reporters today Tuesday 12th March at 11.30am on the latest Brexit developments.What: Doorstep with Brendan HowlinWhere: Leinster House...
  2. Defence Force Viability a major concern

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 03:42 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Defence spokesperson, Brendan Ryan TD has said that the Government must take seriously the warnings from RACO and others about the future viability of the Defence Forces as overall numbers fall...
  3. More PR spin at another Childcare launch

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 01:23 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Seán Sherlock TD has said today's press event by the Taoiseach and Minister for Children was just a launch about a launch with nothing tangible for p...
  4. Government must live up to Istanbul Convention commitments

    Mon Mar 11, 2019 - 12:39 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Party Spokesperson for Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has described as 'disheartening' reports today that Ireland has the inadequate provision of accommodation for victims of domestic violen...
  5. Fine Gael dragging feet on Gender Pay Gap Law

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 04:36 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Party Spokesperson on Equality Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has called on the Government to use Labour legislation which is already well on its way through the Oireachtas to introduce Gender Pay Gap ...
  6. Hannigan To Pedal Off on ‘Bike the Border’ Tour

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 11:55 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate On Saturday 9th March, Labour Party Euro candidate for Midlands North West, Dominic Hannigan, will kick off his ‘Bike the Border’ tour.Over the weekend Dominic will travel from Omeath in Co. Louth...
  7. Time to end gender separation in our primary school

    Fri Mar 8, 2019 - 11:54 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that it is is time to end gender separation in our primary schools.Senator Ó Ríordáin said: “The fact that so many of our pri...
  8. Government must consider rollout of a free school books scheme

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 03:53 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin This World Book Day, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government to ensure that school books are free for primary school children.Senator Ó Ríordáin sai...
  9. Minister Murphy must not leave loan applicants in limbo

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 03:47 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Fingal, Brendan Ryan, has called on the Minister for Housing to secure further funding for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme as soon as possible.Deputy Ryan said:"Following the Min...
  10. IDA should construct Advanced Building in Mullingar now

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 02:10 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has described as 'deeply disappointing' the response of the IDA to his request for the construction of an advanced building in Mullingar. Adva...
  11. Take an Irish Stand on St Patrick’s Day

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 12:41 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has today announced that the ‘Irish Stand’ will renew its anti-racism campaign on St Patrick’s Day with a vigil at the Famine Memorial in Dublin at 3pm.He will be j...
  12. Report vindicates decision to hike Minimum Wage

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 08:38 am - Senator Ged Nash 2016 minimum wage increase narrows wage gap between top 10% and bottom 10% of earners by 8%Welcoming the finding in today’s report from the ESRI that found that the 2016 national minimum wage increa...
  13. Dedicated capital funding needed for Domestic Violence Accommodation

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 12:30 pm - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Equality Spokesperson and Dáil Candidate, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston (Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown) has called for Minister Murphy to make capital funding available to every local authority in the coun...
  14. Mininster Harris cannot walk back commitment on free contraception

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 11:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour TD for Limerick and Chair of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Jan O'Sullivan, has called on the Minister not to back peddle on previous commitments to deliver o...
  15. Dublin Bus must stop discriminating against UCD students

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 10:03 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has called on Dublin Bus to reverse its decision not to pick students up at UCD at night, and to work with students, An Garda Síochána, and the Universi...