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  1. Confidence and Supply documents should be released

    Wed Dec 12, 2018 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has called for the Fine Gael Government and Fianna Fáil to commit to releasing all the documentation prepared by public servants for use during recent talks to...
  2. Westmeath Student awarded Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary

    Wed Dec 12, 2018 - 12:30 pm - Willie Penrose TD The Labour Party is delighted to announce that Emmanuella Jagha, 21 Heathfield, Kinnegad, is the recipient of the 2018 Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary which was first awarded in 2016 as part o...
  3. Less than half of promised social houses have been delivered.

    Wed Dec 12, 2018 - 10:55 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour's Housing Spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan is calling on the Minister for Housing to explain why less than half of the social housing promised for 2018 has been delivered by the end of the 3rd qua...
  4. Half-Baked housing proposals from Minister Murphy

    Tue Dec 11, 2018 - 05:39 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill approved by Cabinet today is a weak attempt at solving the issues that are prevalent in the ...
  5. Scouting Ireland revelations demand coordinated government response

    Tue Dec 11, 2018 - 04:57 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs, Sean Sherlock TD, has called for a coordinated response to the revelations of over 300 alleged victims of abuse within Scouting Ireland.Commenting t...
  6. Government must hold firm on Brexit

    Tue Dec 11, 2018 - 09:19 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the announcement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to postpone Parliament’s vote on the Withdrawal Agreement, leader of the Labour Party called for Leo Varadkar and the Govern...
  7. Time for Brexit Plan B

    Mon Dec 10, 2018 - 03:13 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the latest developments in the UK, leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD said that the way is now open for a People’s Vote with the option to the remain in the EU.Dep...
  8. Hard policy decisions needed to tackle climate change

    Mon Dec 10, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has said there needs to be hard policy decisions when it comes to climate change, not just empty promises from the Fine Gael government.This comes as the 2019 C...
  9. Howlin to present Richard O'Carroll bursary award to Cork woman, Chrisdina O’Neill

    Mon Dec 10, 2018 - 11:30 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of presenting the Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary in Cork this evening, leader of the Labour Party spoke about Labour’s enduring commitment to education for all as the ro...
  10. Howlin welcomes continued solidarity for Ireland

    Sun Dec 9, 2018 - 01:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in relation to Brexit developments, after the Party of European Socialists meeting this weekend in Lisbon, leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin TD thanked European colleagues for their s...
  11. Labour Women opposed to religious ethos in National Maternity Hospital

    Fri Dec 7, 2018 - 05:05 pm - Labour Women The Labour Women National Executive have declared their opposition to the National Maternity Hospital being run with a Catholic ethos, or under the influence of any religious order. Their members, al...
  12. Tax loopholes being made for vulture funds is a disgrace

    Fri Dec 7, 2018 - 12:20 pm - Joan Burton TD Finance spokesperson of the Labour Party, Joan Burton TD, speaking in response to revelations at yesterday’s Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, pointed out that Minister Pas...
  13. Extending HPV vaccine to boys is common sense

    Fri Dec 7, 2018 - 11:02 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has welcomed the recommendation by HIQA to extend the HPV vaccine to boys.Deputy Kelly said:“The decision by HIQA to extend the HPV vaccine to boys is mos...
  14. Government should stop delaying progress on Climate Action legislation

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 04:54 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator, Ivana Bacik, has called on Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance to stop delaying the progression of pieces of legislation put forward by opposition parties designed to compact climat...
  15. Minister Flanagan should implement the recommendations of the Murry Report.

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson for Justice, Sean Sherlock TD, has called on Minister Flanagan to act swiftly and implement the recommendations of the Murry Report. Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said:"The Hig...