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  1. Hannigan highlights climate action policies in Sligo

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 04:03 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate To highlight the current climate issues and solutions for Co. Sligo Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands North West constituency, yesterday (24.04.19) jo...
  2. Statement by Labour Seanad Leader on the death of Feargal Quinn

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 02:57 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Senator Ivana Bacik has expressed her sympathy to the Quinn family following the death of former Senator Feargal Quinn. Senator Bacik said:"On behalf of the Labour Party group in Seanad Eireann, ...
  3. Government must hold firm on bankers pay cap

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 01:29 pm - Joan Burton TD Reacting angrily to AIB’s call for bankers’ pay cap to be raised to above half a million euro, Joan Burton said that people must not ever forget the price we paid for the foolish decisions and bad...
  4. Northern Ireland Citizens' Assembly needed to break Stormont Deadlock

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 - 11:27 am - Brendan Howlin TD Howlin Calls for Northern Ireland Citizens' Assembly on Marriage Equality, Irish Language, and Termination of Pregnancy to allow Citizens’ Voices to Break the Stormont DeadlockSpeaking following the...
  5. Answers needed on SDZ height restrictions

    Wed Apr 24, 2019 - 11:26 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator, Kevin Humphreys, has asked Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to clarify if new height restrictions, which he introduced last year, are applicable to developments in the Special Deve...
  6. Meaningful response needed to UHW mortuary conditions

    Wed Apr 24, 2019 - 08:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said the HSE and Government officials must react swiftly to remedy the appalling conditions at University Hospital Waterford mortuary.Deputy Kelly ...
  7. Hannigan outlines priority issues as “progressive candidate” for Midlands North West

    Tue Apr 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands North West constituency, launched his campaign manifesto today (23.04.19), declaring himself the choice for “voter...
  8. Howlin calls on Varadkar to act on Northern Ireland talks

    Mon Apr 22, 2019 - 01:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to initiate new inter party discussions in Northern Ireland.He said that the only enduring and ultimately worthwhile respon...
  9. Gov being irresponsible on smoky coal delay

    Mon Apr 22, 2019 - 09:39 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has described the Government’s lack of planning around the proposed smoky coal ban as irresponsible.This comes as Parliamentary Questions show that key Go...
  10. Killing of journalist McKee a shocking and reckless act

    Fri Apr 19, 2019 - 08:13 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has condemned the violence in Derry last night, and described the indiscriminate shooting that led to the death of journalist Lyra McKee as a shocking and reckless a...
  11. Labour election candidates vow to tap into ‘Mayo’s proud history of progressive leadership

    Thu Apr 18, 2019 - 04:02 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European election candidate for the Midlands North West constituency, has spoken of his desire to tap into “Mayo’s proud history of progressive leadership”...
  12. Penrose raises issue of development of Columb Barracks

    Thu Apr 18, 2019 - 03:20 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural and Community Affairs Willie Penrose TD has raised the issue of Columb Barracks, Mullingar, with the Minister for Defence and has asked for clarity on the future plans fo...
  13. Bacik marks the 70th Anniversary of Ireland becoming a Republic

    Thu Apr 18, 2019 - 02:47 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik was speaking in the Seanad today as the Taoiseach addressed the House. Senator Bacik marked the 70th Anniversary of Ireland becoming a Republic following the passa...
  14. Thousands of children will bear the psychological scars of homelessness

    Thu Apr 18, 2019 - 09:32 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the damning report from the Ombudsman for Children on ‘Family Hub’ Accommodation for Homeless Families, Labour’s Housing spokesperson,  Jan O’Sullivan TD, called on the Govern...
  15. More questions than answers in Commission Report

    Wed Apr 17, 2019 - 11:23 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Justice and Children & Youth Affairs Seán Sherlock TD has said that the fifth interim report and the response of Minister Zappone on Bessborough Mother and Baby Home in Cor...