News & Media

Share

News & Media - Press Releases

  1. City Council action on Airbnb short term lets long overdue

    Tue Nov 28, 2017 - 03:30 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the long overdue action by Dublin City Council against the proliferation of short term lets without appropriate planning permission.Senator Humphreys said:"...
  2. Clarity need on Department of Justice reform proposals

    Mon Nov 27, 2017 - 03:09 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Justice, Sean Sherlock TD has said that media reports regarding proposals to split the Department of Justice into clear Justice and Home Affairs portfolios as recommended by the...
  3. Why didn't Tanaiste ask Questions of her own Department in May 2016?

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 05:47 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly has tonight asked why the Tánaiste did not ask questions of her own Department about the legal strategy at O'Higgins in May 2016. Deputy Kelly said:"Every day we a...
  4. OIREACHTAS MUST ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OF DAIL EIREANN AND THE POPULATION PER DAIL CONSTITUENCY SHALL BE ADDRESSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS BEFORE ELECTION IS CALLED

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 05:11 pm - Joe Costello “Arising from the 2016 Census and the 2017 Constituency Commission Report the next Dáil must have more members than the current Dáil to stay within the rules as set by the Constitution.“If the O...
  5. Taoiseach making a mockery of democratic institutions-Kelly

    Sun Nov 26, 2017 - 11:22 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly has said it is vital that documents that were given to the leader of Fianna Fáil yesterday are given to other Opposition parties today.Deputy Kelly said:“T...
  6. New Justice documents must be released

    Sat Nov 25, 2017 - 07:59 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called for the batch of documents provided to Fianna Fáil from the Department of Justice to be provided to all opposition parties, and that clarity is needed...
  7. Independent Alliance only concerned for own seats

    Fri Nov 24, 2017 - 04:52 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said in reaction to this afternoon's comments by the Independent Alliance that it is clear their only concern is retaining their own seats, instead of asking for answ...
  8. Labour on election footing

    Fri Nov 24, 2017 - 02:21 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, at today’s meeting of the Labour Party Parliamentary Party, laid out the Labour Party’s plan for the possibility of a general election.Deputy Howlin said:...
  9. Costello proposed new Strategy for resolving housing and homeless crisis

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 05:26 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at the Labour Party meeting on “Housing and Urban Regeneration” in the Skylon Hotel on Thursday 23 November, Joe Costello stated that all recent indicators demonstrated that the housing c...
  10. Labour calls on Minister for Justice and Equality to apologise to Dáil Éireann

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 05:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour leader Brendan Howlin has today called on the Minister for Justice and Equality to apologise to Dáil Éireann for his failings and those of his Department to prevent incorrect information from...
  11. Stepaside station opening not a priority says Dublin Garda Chief - Kelly

    Thu Nov 23, 2017 - 12:19 pm - Alan Kelly TD Vice Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD, has described the re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station as incredible.Deputy Kelly said:“What we heard at this morning’s Public Ac...
  12. Bring Back Operation Freeflow to tackle Traffic Chaos

    Wed Nov 22, 2017 - 03:02 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Sen. Kevin Humphreys has said that the traffic chaos this morning shows the need for the reinstatement of Operation Freeflow in the run up to Christmas. Senator Humphrey...
  13. Kelly calls on Taoiseach to correct Dáil record again regarding McCabe controversy

    Wed Nov 22, 2017 - 11:00 am - Alan Kelly TD Deputy Alan Kelly has called on the Taoiseach to correct the Dáil record regarding the Maurice McCabe controversy.Deputy Kelly said:“I am not satisfied that the Dáil received accurate information ...
  14. Minister for Children must take action on HIQA foster care report

    Tue Nov 21, 2017 - 02:24 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the findings of a HIQA progress report on Tusla-operated foster care services in Cork.The return inspec...
  15. Nash publishes Labour Bill to tackle bogus self employment

    Tue Nov 21, 2017 - 09:15 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Employment spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash has today published a Bill to tackle bogus self-employment contracts that deny workers the same protection and entitlements as their employed colleague...