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  1. Nash welcomes creation of new public sector union

    Mon Nov 20, 2017 - 01:06 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the amalgamation of IMPACT, Civil and Public Services Union and Public Sector Executive Union into Fórsa....
  2. Taoiseach must correct Dáil record on Senior ODCE Garda position

    Sun Nov 19, 2017 - 02:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has said that the Taoiseach should correct the Dáil record on the misleading information provided on the filling of the most senior Garda position in the Office ...
  3. Delaying Deposit Protection Scheme until 2019 bad for renters

    Sun Nov 19, 2017 - 09:00 am - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour Community Affairs spokesperson, Cllr Andrew Montague has expressed his disappointment on learning that the Government now intends delaying the introduction of a rent deposit protection scheme u...
  4. Howlin condemns jingoistic UK Sun editorial

    Sat Nov 18, 2017 - 11:41 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has described a jingoistic editorial in the UK Sun newspaper condemning Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as ‘ignorant, bullying and ageist’.Deputy Howlin said:"The edit...
  5. Report shows need to tackle homeless crisis- O'Sullivan

    Sat Nov 18, 2017 - 11:31 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said today’s report by Focus Ireland on the impact of homelessness on families and children, highlights the need for urgent action to tackle ...
  6. Mixed signals on Brexit must come to a stop - Howlin

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 05:15 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern regarding mixed signals being sent by Leo Varadkar and his government on Brexit.Deputy Howlin was spea...
  7. Pillar of Social Rights must be backed by Government Action

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD With the proclamation today in Gothenburg of the European Pillar of Social Rights, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that it must now be backed up by Government action.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  8. Government delay on Sports Capital Grants hurting clubs

    Fri Nov 17, 2017 - 09:00 am - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Sport, Cllr Mark Wall has said that the continuing delays to the allocations of Sports Capital Grants are seriously threatening the viability of club projects. The deadline for ...
  9. An Post must retain its branch post office in Phibsborough- Costello

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 04:45 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at a public meeting in the Scouts’ Hall Phibsborough, Joe Costello, Labour Party Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration criticised An Post for deciding to close down one of its last three remai...
  10. Government failing to tackle the Housing Crisis

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 04:32 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Galway City Labour Councillor Niall McNelis has slammed the Government for it's failure to tackle the housing crisis in a meaningful way despite the many suggestions that have been forward. Labour is ...
  11. Labour Women & Labour Youth urge all to Register to Repeal

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 01:03 pm - Labour Women Labour Women and Labour Youth are today holding a Day of Action on their Register to Repeal campaign where a number of colleges and constituencies nationwide are spreading awareness on the voter regis...
  12. New Education Report is a wake-up call for the Government — Ó Ríordáin

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 12:27 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the recently published Bertelsmann Stifung report on education across the European Union challenges the notion that our edu...
  13. Rugby World Cup bid outcome a disappointment- Cllr Wall

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 - 02:31 pm - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Sport, Councillor Mark Wall, has expressed his disappointment at news from London that Ireland has failed to clinch Rugby World Cup hosting duties in 2023, but praised the effor...
  14. Coolock Student awarded Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 - 12:13 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin The Labour Party is delighted to announce that Aaron Mills, of Coolock, Dublin is the recipient of the 2017 Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary which was first awarded in 2016 as part of the Labou...
  15. O'Sullivan to lead Labour Bill to recognise rights of homeless children

    Tue Nov 14, 2017 - 05:47 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party legislation to recognise homeless children in their own right within the family unit will be debated during Private Members’ Time in the Dáil this evening.The Homeless Families Bill wo...