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  1. Where is Scally’s Second Report? Minister Must Make Statement

    Fri Feb 22, 2019 - 01:11 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has called on the Minister for Health to make a statement to clarify where the second report by Dr Gabriel Scally is, and when it will be released.Deputy Kelly sa...
  2. Hynes to campaign for housing, safer roads, community and sport facilities

    Fri Feb 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm - Denis Hynes At the Labour Party convention in Castlecomer Community Hall on Tuesday night, Denis Hynes was selected to contest the local elections, pledging to continue the good work of Cllr Maurice Shortall, and...
  3. 'A Girl from Mogadishu' an inspiration to us all

    Fri Feb 22, 2019 - 11:49 am - Joe Costello Labour representative for Dublin Central, Joe Costello has said the film 'A Girl from Mogadishu' is an inspiration to us all. He said:"The film “A Girl from Mogadishu” is being premiered tonight, ...
  4. Certainty needed on State Aid support in No Deal Brexit

    Fri Feb 22, 2019 - 10:47 am - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD has called on the Government to clarify the specifics of state aid support that will be available in the event of a no deal Brexit.Deputy Burton said:“The ...
  5. Permanent School sites needed not more Government Press Releases

    Fri Feb 22, 2019 - 08:13 am - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour representative for Dun Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the announcement of An Foras Pátrúnachta as the new patron for an eight-classroom school in Booterstown and Blackrock, but...
  6. Access to Transport report can’t gather dust

    Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 04:03 pm - Declan Meenagh As the Dáil prepares to debate the report on 'Accessibility of Public Transport for People with Disabilities', Labour Disability spokesperson Declan Meenagh, has welcomed the publication saying it li...
  7. Crime Victims being failed by Government

    Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 03:41 pm - Dominic Hannigan The Irish Government is failing to provide adequate support to victims of crime, according to Labour’s MEP candidate for the Midlands-North West Euro-constituency, Dominic Hannigan, who was speaking...
  8. Northside MetroLink should continue as planned

    Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 12:51 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Fingal, Brendan Ryan, has reiterated his call for the Northise of the Metrolink development to be fast-tracked. Following reports today that the NTA is to abandon the Southline section o...
  9. Airport Authority strategy on drones a necessary contingency.

    Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson for Transport Sen. Kevin Humphreys has described as 'reckless' the behavior of those involved in the ongoing incident at Dublin airport reportedly involving a drone being flown ove...
  10. Labour Backs Bill Ensuring Employees Rights to Customer Tips

    Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 08:15 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash, alongside Labour colleagues, have backed a Seanad proposed Bill, ensuring employees are given the right to receive customer provided tips.Currently, workers have no express legal rig...
  11. 23% VAT hike on food supplements will endanger jobs - Howlin

    Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 04:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has again raised the issue of the sudden, and unfair, decision by the Revenue Commissioners to change from zero to 23% VAT on food supplements. The recent decis...
  12. Extending the HPV vaccine to women and men up to age of 45 is common sense

    Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 11:03 am - Alan Kelly TD Responding to reports by the Lancet Oncology on eliminating Cervical Cancer, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the scope is there to extend the HPV vaccine to people up to the ...
  13. TASC report shows need to tackle low pay and give a right to collective bargaining

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 04:28 pm - Senator Ged Nash Welcoming the TASC report ‘The State We Are In: Inequality in Ireland today’, Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection Ged Nash has called for a formal link between the nati...
  14. Taoiseach misleading Dáil on Health capital projects

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 04:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has accused the Taoiseach of misleading the Dáil on the impact of reallocating €100m of capital spending in 2019, for the National Children’s Hospital, and he s...
  15. Trolley numbers unacceptable

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 12:24 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has described the numbers of people on trolleys in our emergency departments and wards as unacceptable.This comes as the INMO have confirmed that over ...