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  1. Hard Border cannot be avoided if UK remain on current path

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 04:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Questioning the Taoiseach at Leader's Questions in the Dáil today, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has called for a clear statement of Ireland's view that the path chosen by the UK will result in ...
  2. O'Sullivan welcomes clarity provided by Supreme Court ruling

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 11:09 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour representative on the Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, Jan O'Sullivan TD, has welcomed the clarity provided by the Supreme Court in its ruling regarding the constitutional...
  3. Race to the bottom must be avoided in restaurants

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 10:07 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has said the lifting of employment restrictions in the restaurant industry shouldn’t be used to create a race to the bottom in employment standards across the sector.I...
  4. Omission of investment in Rosslare in national plan must be reversed- Howlin

    Tue Mar 6, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and Wexford TD Brendan Howlin has said the omission of investment in Rosslare Europort in the National Plan has to be reversed.Deputy Howlin raised the issue with the Taoiseach in ...
  5. Swift action needed from Govt to use publicly owned sites for social and affordable housing

    Tue Mar 6, 2018 - 03:21 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking ahead of a Green Party motion on the Cost of Rental Public Housing this evening, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called on the Government to move quickly to use the 700 p...
  6. Howlin repeats call for scrapping of Strategic Communications Unit

    Sun Mar 4, 2018 - 02:18 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has repeated his call for the Taoiseach’s vanity project, the Strategic Communications Unit to be disbanded.This follows the publication of internal Governmen...
  7. Howlin queries Taoiseach about Irish position on Brexit revealed by May

    Sat Mar 3, 2018 - 11:09 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, has called on the Taoiseach to clarify remarks pertaining to his position on Brexit made by the British Prime Minister, Teresa May, in her speech on Brexit yesterd...
  8. This behaviour does not represent Tallaght - Genockey

    Fri Mar 2, 2018 - 09:52 pm - Martina Genockey, Cllr Labour Party representative for Dublin South-West and Councillor for Tallaght South, Martina Genockey has condemned the events that have taken place in Tallaght this evening resulting in the robbery a...
  9. Time for Taoiseach to disband the Strategic Communications Unit

    Fri Mar 2, 2018 - 12:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD After the review launched by the Taoiseach into his own Strategic Communications Unit, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has called on him to now disband the discredited unit; to cease the use of pub...
  10. Vulnerable Social Welfare Recipients Left Out in the Cold in central Dublin

    Thu Mar 1, 2018 - 06:33 pm - Joe Costello Labour representative for Dublin Central, Joe Costello has criticised the failure of the Department of Social Protection to inform citizens of where to recieve their social weflare payments today.Mr C...
  11. Labour Youth welcomes progress on Bogus Self Employment Bill

    Thu Mar 1, 2018 - 02:07 pm - Labour Youth #EndBogusSelfEmploymentLabour Youth has welcomed the progress yesterday in the Seanad where Senator Ged Nash's proposed law to tackle Bogus Self Employment passed to committee stage.Labour Youth Chair...
  12. Department must make a decision now on school closures

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 11:40 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the Department of Education to make a speedy response to latest weather warnings.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The hands-off app...
  13. Penrose welcomes doubling of fuel allowance

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 11:04 am - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson on Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has welcomed confirmation from the Social Protection Minister that the fuel allowance will be doubled this week due to the weathe...
  14. Humphreys praises public transport workers as Beast from the East hits Dublin

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 10:50 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson on Transport Senator Kevin Humphreys has paid tribute to Dublin Bus drivers and other public transport workers who are keeping the city moving during the snowy conditions.Senator H...
  15. Howlin seeks Dáil rule change on Department PR spend

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 - 04:28 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin has today written to Leaders and groups in Dáil Éireann seeking their support and input on a proposed change to Dáil committee rules to ensure TDs would pre-appr...