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  1. Urgent action needed to tackle homelessness crisis- O'Sullivan

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the Government is not doing enough to address the homelessness crisis, with the latest official figures showing a rise in the number of homel...
  2. Penrose backs calls for doubling of fuel allowance during cold weather

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 - 11:47 am - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson on Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has said older people in rural communities need assurances that they can heat their homes for the duration of the cold snap witho...
  3. Double fuel allowance for older people during cold snap

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 - 10:17 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Social Protection, Senator Ged Nash, has called for the fuel allowance to be doubled for older people this week in light of the forecast snow and freezing temperatures.Senator N...
  4. Statement by Joe Costello on the verdict in Kehoe Vs RTE defamation case

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 07:48 pm - Joe Costello I note with interest the outcome of the case of Kehoe Vs RTE.I would like to express my disappointment that a specific level of responsibility has been apportioned to me. I am at loss to understand w...
  5. Corbyn decision on Customs Union welcome

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 05:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has welcomed the announcement today by Jeremy Corbyn, that the UK Labour Party would seek a permanent Customs Union with the EU, and called again for Sinn Féin MPs ...
  6. PTSB should provide more information on mortgage sell off

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 04:56 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour spokesperson on Finance, Joan Burton TD has called on PTSB, given its refusal to attend the Oireachtas Finance Committee, to provide more information on the mortgages it proposes to sell off, i...
  7. Time for Ireland to close the Gender Pay Gap

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 03:28 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Equality and General Election candidate in Dun Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston, has said that the gender pay gaps revealed at two major British banks over the past week highlig...
  8. Action needed following latest HIQA child services report

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 03:24 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Seán Sherlock TD, has called for the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone to take action to address several major non-complian...
  9. Dept of Taoiseach should be brought before PAC on Ireland 2040 advertising

    Mon Feb 26, 2018 - 01:42 pm - Alan Kelly TD Vice Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD has called on the Department of the Taoiseach to come before the Public Accounts Committee to face questioning on the spending by the S...
  10. UK Customs Union membership could hinge on SF support

    Sun Feb 25, 2018 - 05:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD As the UK Labour Party prepares to commit to continued participation in a customs union with the EU, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has highlighted that the vote in Westminister could hinge on the...
  11. Ó Riordáin to host second Irish Stand event in NYC

    Sun Feb 25, 2018 - 02:03 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is to lead another protest rally against President Donald Trump and his Irish-American support in the Riverside Church, New York City on March 16th in aid of the American...
  12. Picture Palace will help put Galway on the film tourism map

    Fri Feb 23, 2018 - 04:42 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Tourism Cllr Niall McNelis has welcomed the opening tonight of the Picture Palace in Galway, saying thenew cultural infrastructure will be a great boost to the west of Ireland a...
  13. Fine Gael continue to ignore ongoing trolley crisis

    Tue Feb 20, 2018 - 12:49 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has criticised the Government and HSE for failing to tackle the trolley crisis in our hospitals.Deputy Kelly said:“Six weeks after the Irish Nurses a...
  14. Dublin transport summit needed to address Luas issues

    Tue Feb 20, 2018 - 11:19 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson Senator Kevin Humphreys has called for the Minister for Transport to bring together all public transport stakeholders in Dublin in a transport summit to rectify current t...
  15. New Metro changes a cynical exercise

    Mon Feb 19, 2018 - 03:23 pm - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson on Urban regeneration Joe Costello has described the latest changes to the Metro North link as a cynical exercise that highlights how little extra investment is being provided for ...