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  1. Mininster Harris cannot walk back commitment on free contraception

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 11:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour TD for Limerick and Chair of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Jan O'Sullivan, has called on the Minister not to back peddle on previous commitments to deliver o...
  2. Dublin Bus must stop discriminating against UCD students

    Wed Mar 6, 2019 - 10:03 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has called on Dublin Bus to reverse its decision not to pick students up at UCD at night, and to work with students, An Garda Síochána, and the Universi...
  3. Labour Euro Parliament candidates respond to Macron

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 04:52 pm - The Labour Party Speaking in response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s letter to the citizens of Europe published in the Irish Times and across all 28 EU member states, Labour’s three European Parliament cand...
  4. Government letting down struggling home savers

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 04:17 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith, Local Candidate Labour Cllr and Chair of the Fingal Housing SPC Duncan Smith, has called on the Fine Gael Government and Minister for Housing to urgently increase the resources available to the Home Loan Scheme as co...
  5. Low-interest loans needed for homeowners impacted by serious safety defects

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 03:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Local Candidate Labour Party General election candidate for Dublin South Central, Rebecca Moynihan, has called on the Government should establish a low interest loan fund for householders whose homes have been hit by...
  6. Minister Murphy's failure to secure Home Loan Scheme funding inexcusable

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 02:56 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has described the government's failure to secure funding for the Home Loan Scheme ‘inexcusable’. This follows revelations yesterday that Local Authorit...
  7. Extra cash needed for Home Loan Scheme

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 12:08 pm - Alan Mangan Labour Local representative, and General Election Candidate for Longford-Westmeath, Alan Mangan, has called on the Fine Gael Government and the Minister for Housing to urgently increase the resources ...
  8. Labour’s Pay Gap Bill could be law by summer with FG support

    Tue Mar 5, 2019 - 11:08 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Party Seanad Leader Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government as it seeks to mark International Women’s Day on Friday to use Labour legislation which is already well on its way through the Oi...
  9. Has Gov Home Loan Scheme run out of cash?

    Mon Mar 4, 2019 - 04:03 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called on Minister Murphy to clarify immediately if there has been a directive issued to Local Authorities telling them to stop considering applica...
  10. Electrification of commuter lines essential for future of rail

    Mon Mar 4, 2019 - 10:36 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport Spokesperson Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the tendering for the additional fleet in Irish Rail to address serious overcrowding. He has also called for the electrification of b...
  11. Nunan secures nomination for Ireland South Constituency

    Sun Mar 3, 2019 - 05:37 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Today, in Cork City, Sheila Nunan was selected as the Labour Party candidate to stand in the forthcoming European Parliament elections due to take place in May 2019.Sheila has been a trade union activ...
  12. EU Legal Assurances on Backstop are Ireland’s Moment of Peril

    Sat Mar 2, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the selection convention for Labour’s European Parliament candidate for Ireland South, in Cork on Sunday, and reacting to the news that the EU is ready to give the UK more leg...
  13. Fishing grounds must be protected from unregulated access

    Fri Mar 1, 2019 - 10:49 am - Senator Ged Nash Reacting to the controversy over the detainment of two Northern Ireland fishing vessels, Labour Senator from Louth, Ged Nash has said that the roots of this lie in the unregulated access, and resultin...
  14. Clarity needed from Government on Scouting Ireland

    Thu Feb 28, 2019 - 02:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the remarks of Minister Katherine Zappone and Tánaiste Simon Coveney in relation to Scouting Ireland, leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, says that the Government n...
  15. Cycling Commissioner needed for Cork

    Thu Feb 28, 2019 - 01:02 pm - Peter Horgan, Local Candidate Labour Cork City local election candidate Peter Horgan has called for the establishment of a cycling commissioner in Cork city and County that would have a statutory footing to push forward alternativ...