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  1. Sherlock calls on Govt to progress Labour Bill to ban micoplastics in products

    Mon Feb 19, 2018 - 11:10 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD Seán Sherlock has called on the Government to swiftly progress Labour legislation through the Dáil to ban the use of microbeads and other micro-plastics in cosmetic and personal products.I...
  2. Minister sending mixed messages on non-denominational education

    Mon Feb 19, 2018 - 11:04 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has accused the Minister for Education of sending mixed messages when it comes to non-denominational education.Senator Ó Ríordáin s...
  3. Ireland 2040 is no radical plan and Labour would expand it

    Sat Feb 17, 2018 - 01:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking to the Labour Party's Central Council, Party Leader Brendan Howlin said that Fine Gael's investment plan is not radical enough and that Labour would propose to significantly exceed the 'Irela...
  4. Labour LGBT calls on Westminster to legislate for marriage equality in Northern Ireland

    Fri Feb 16, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Labour Lgbt Following the collapse of talks to reestablish the Northern Ireland executive and the likelihood of British direct rule, Labour LGBT in the Republic of Ireland has written to its Sister Party Groups S...
  5. Medically Supervised Injecting Facility long overdue

    Fri Feb 16, 2018 - 12:47 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed the confirmation by the HSE that Merchants Quay Project CLG is the preferred bidder to operate a medically supervised injecting facility but highlight...
  6. Instead of a coherent plan for the future we get another cock-up

    Fri Feb 16, 2018 - 10:59 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Did the Government learn nothing from Hubs and Spokes of the last strategy?Commenting on the launch of the National Planning Framework, Labour spokesperson on Housing and Local Government, Jan O’Sul...
  7. Minister must protect vulnerable homeowners in wake of PTSB sale

    Thu Feb 15, 2018 - 04:07 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson, Joan Burton TD, has called on the Minister for Finance to step in to protect vulnerable homeowners in the wake of PTSB’s plans to sell off up to €4bn of non-performing...
  8. NPF in tatters before launch - Costello

    Thu Feb 15, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at a public meeting on in Liberty Hall, Joe Costello, Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration said “The Government’s  National Planning Framework is already in tatters before it has even been...
  9. Donohoe must explain non-campaign for ECB post

    Thu Feb 15, 2018 - 10:26 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform to make a statement outlining the campaign undertak...
  10. Statement by Brendan Howlin TD on Northern Ireland

    Wed Feb 14, 2018 - 07:52 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on the collapse of talks to restore devolved Government in Northen Ireland, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said: “Not for the first time in the last year attempts to reinstate the insti...
  11. Rental crisis not postcode specific- O'Sullivan

    Wed Feb 14, 2018 - 12:58 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said comments by the Junior Finance Minister on the cost of accommodation across Dublin do not reflect the reality of the situation in the rental ...
  12. Integrity of National Planning Framework now completely undermined

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 03:59 pm - Alan Kelly TD Three Weeks to Change the NPF undermines Evidence Based ApproachLabour TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly, and member of the coalition opposed to the draft National Planning Framework (NPF) has raised concer...
  13. Northern Cross relief road must be included in Government Capital Plan

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 03:05 pm - Alison Gilliland, Cllr Labour Dublin City Councillor, Alison Gilliland has said the Northern Cross relief road must be included in the National Capital Plan to be announced on Friday.Cllr Gilliland said:"It is essential tha...
  14. Minister for Education must remove cap on Educate Together enrolment

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 02:07 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, to remove the cap on enrolment of Educate Together schools.Senator Ó Río...
  15. Flawed legislation must cover dodgy 'if and when' contracts- Nash

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 11:03 am - Senator Ged Nash New legislation aimed at improving conditions for thousands of workers in precarious employment is flawed because it fails to cover dodgy ‘if & when’ contracts.Speaking ahead of the Dáil deba...