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  1. Second Referendum offers chance to limit damage

    Sun Sep 23, 2018 - 03:09 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of his three-day visit to the British Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Irish Labour Party spoke about his hope for a second referendum on the ...
  2. Labour Party optimistic, following Minister’s commitments on 24/7 cardiac care for the South East

    Fri Sep 21, 2018 - 04:04 pm - John Pratt, Cllr Labour Party public representatives in counties Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford have been told by party leader Brendan Howlin that 24 hour, seven days a week Cardiology Cath L...
  3. Lack of legal clarity from the British with respect to the backstop

    Fri Sep 21, 2018 - 03:58 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to UK Prime Minister May's call for detailed, written counter-proposals from the EU, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said: "The UK and EU agreed on a joint declaration in relat...
  4. Minister is asleep at the wheel on Bus Connects

    Fri Sep 21, 2018 - 09:27 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson on Transport Kevin Humphreys has criticised Minister Ross’s comments in which he claims he has “nothing to do with Bus Connects”Commenting today Senator Humphreys said:“Min...
  5. DCC Cllrs back Moynihan's proposal to provide free sanitary products in DCC buildings

    Thu Sep 20, 2018 - 05:49 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour Party GE candidate for Dublin South Central, Cllr Rebecca Moynihan, has secured agreement from Dublin City Councillors for Dublin City Council to provide free sanitary products in all DCC build...
  6. Tax Breaks for Developers are wrong

    Thu Sep 20, 2018 - 12:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On Leaders Questions in the Dáil, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin asked the Tánaiste if the Government plans to bring in special tax cuts for developers and speculators who have been hoarding vac...
  7. Radical approach needed to encourage more teachers from disadvantaged backgrounds

    Thu Sep 20, 2018 - 11:39 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called for a new, radical approach in all teaching colleges to encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to consider teaching as...
  8. Labour Women and Labour Youth welcome official repeal of the 8th amendment

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 10:16 am - Labour Women Labour Women and Labour Youth have welcomed the official repeal of the 8th Amendment.Commenting Labour Youth chair Chloe Manahan said"Now there is no official legal impediment we are calling on govern...
  9. Home Loan Scheme isn't working - Rent to Buy scheme needed

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 08:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking in response to difficulty many people are having in qualifying for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan TD spoke about the need to make the sche...
  10. Howlin expresses sympathy at death of former Labour TD William (Billy) Murphy

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 07:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has expressed his sympathy to the family, friends and constituents of former Labour Party TD for Cork West, William (Billy) Murphy.Deputy Howlin said:"William or ...
  11. Time to address pay of Section 39 workers

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:39 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has said it is beyond time that the Minister for Public Expenditure responded to the concerns of Section 39 workers.Deputy Burton said:"The Government is boasti...
  12. Fast-track Police reforms says Sherlock

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:32 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson Sean Sherlock TD has welcomed the common sense and practical proposals on policing and has said:"A comprehensive roadmap of reforms for policing in Ireland has been publish...
  13. Extend HPV vax to boys ASAP

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the rise in the uptake of the HPV vaccine and has called on the HSE to move quickly to end the HPV vaccine to young boys.Deputy Kelly said...
  14. DCC must CPO Player Wills site

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 12:46 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour General Election candidate for Dublin South Central, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has said the Minister for Housing and the Land Development Agency must support Dublin City Council to buy the P...
  15. Minister Murphy needs to regulate for all short term lets

    Sun Sep 16, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Housing to expand proposed regulations on Airbnb to all short term let websites operating in Ireland.Commenting today Senator Humphreys sa...