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  1. Delays for cancer patients in Galway and North West unacceptable

    Sat Sep 15, 2018 - 01:29 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Galway Mayor Cllr Niall McNelis has called on the Minister for Health to close the funding gap in capital investment for health services spending to ensure an essential cancer treatment unit is delive...
  2. Máiría Cahill has been an inspiration to everyone committed to values of transparency and fairness

    Fri Sep 14, 2018 - 02:44 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has today commended the bravery of Máiría Cahill and called on the PSNI to work to deliver justice for her and all other victims of sexual abuse at the hands of the republ...
  3. Fine Gael's housing proposal is just old wine in new bottles

    Thu Sep 13, 2018 - 04:44 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on housing Jan O’Sullivan has today described government's plan for housing as "old wine in new bottles”Commenting today O’Sullivan said:“Today's announcement from governme...
  4. Ó Ríordáin welcomes Bord Pleanála decision on St.Anne's

    Thu Sep 13, 2018 - 11:23 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse permission for a development on St. Paul’s land adjacent to ...
  5. Government failing on regional development, says Howlin during visit to Galway

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 03:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking as part of a two-day visit to Galway, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin addressed some of the needs of the city and county.Deputy Howlin said"It was put to me recently that even if the IDA f...
  6. Time for phoney budget war to end and for talk of real investment to begin

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 03:12 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Government and their coalition partners, Fianna Fáil to deliver on tackling back to school costs in the upcoming ...
  7. Statement by Alan Kelly TD on Scally report

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 01:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called for the recommendations of the Scoping Inquiry into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme to be implemented urgently and has called for an e...
  8. New Commissioner and Minister must explain Garda eviction tactics

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 10:53 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson, Séan Sherlock TD, has called on the new Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris and the Minister for Justice to explain the heavy handed tactics used by An Garda Síochána along...
  9. FF proposals on Affordable Housing insufficient, inefficient and unsustainable

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 10:43 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking in response to Fianna Fáil’s proposal for €200 million for ‘affordable housing’ and their claim this would provide 4000 homes, Labour Party spokesperson on housing, Jan O’Sullivan ...
  10. Fine Gael must stand up to Fidesz in EU Parliament vote

    Tue Sep 11, 2018 - 05:47 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to today's debate in the European Parliament on Hungary, which precedes tomorrow's decision on whether or not to trigger Article 7, the EU's 'rule of law' procedure that requires ...
  11. Statement by Aodhán Ó Ríordáin on Trump trip cancellation

    Tue Sep 11, 2018 - 04:16 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator Aodhán O Ríordáin has welcomed the announcement that President Donald Trump has cancelled his intended trip to Ireland.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“Clearly the outpouring of objecti...
  12. Lack of respect shown to women at centre of Cervical Check scandal appalling

    Tue Sep 11, 2018 - 09:45 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health Spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has condemned the leaks of the Scally report before families affected by the Cervical Check scandal were briefed.Deputy Kelly said:“The leaking of the ...
  13. Minister for Housing declines invitation to engage with Docklands forum on need for social housing

    Mon Sep 10, 2018 - 03:24 pm - Dermot Lacey, Cllr Labour Dublin City Councillor Dermot Lacey has criticised the failure of the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to attend a meeting with the Docklands Oversight and Consultative Forum to discuss the n...
  14. Populist demands of Independent Alliance will undermine local government.

    Mon Sep 10, 2018 - 03:11 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking today in response to the latest proposal from the Independent Alliance on Local Property Tax, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin spoke about the importance of maintaining inter-generational s...
  15. Families must be briefed on Scally Report and Lab contract leak explained

    Mon Sep 10, 2018 - 10:21 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has called on the Minister for Health to guarantee that representatives of the families affected by Cervical Check receive the Scally report before publication...