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  1. Taoiseach and PM May need to get directly involved in NI talks

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 01:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Leader Brendan Howlin TD has again called on the Taoiseach and British Prime Minister to directly intervene in the Northern Ireland talks.It comes as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Ja...
  2. Tackling low pay is an equality issue - Nash

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 12:01 pm - Senator Ged Nash Commenting on the launch of the ESRI study into the minimum wage in Ireland, Labour Party spokesperson on Employment, Senator Ged Nash has said that the Government must make moves to introduce a livin...
  3. Resolution urgently needed in Rail dispute- Humphreys

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 11:05 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has said that every possible effort must be made to avoid further days of travel chaos for Irish Rail passengers in the run up to Christmas.Sena...
  4. RTÉ has questions to answer over hiring practices and contracts

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 - 12:01 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Senator Ged Nash has said that RTÉ has serious questions to answer over the nature of its employment contracts and hiring practices.Senator Nash commented:“Revelations on RTÉ’s Driv...
  5. Minister Ross needs to take action to avoid rail strike- Humphreys

    Tue Oct 31, 2017 - 03:00 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to facilitate talks between both sides in the Iarnród Éireann dispute in a bid to stave of...
  6. HSE should provide secure messaging app to medical professionals

    Tue Oct 31, 2017 - 02:43 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Deputy Alan Kelly, has called on the HSE to provide a secure instant messaging solution following a report that 97 per cent of medical interns at University Hospital L...
  7. Taoiseach and Prime Minister must personally intervene in talks - Howlin

    Mon Oct 30, 2017 - 01:51 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Northern Ireland, Brendan Howlin TD, has called on the Taoiseach and British Prime Minister to both personally intervene to advance the stalled talks in Norther...
  8. Dialogue needed between Catalonia and Spain

    Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 06:14 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Commenting on the Catalonian declaration of independence, Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has said dialogue is needed between Catalonia and Spain.Deputy How...
  9. Howlin calls on Harris to reject Phoenix

    Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 05:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Following continuing controversy over the naming of the National Children’s Hospital, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has today called on Simon Harris to put an end to the idea of the hospital being na...
  10. Labour Party Leader welcomes Coveney remarks on Brexit

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 04:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed remarks by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney, indicating that Brexit talks could not pro...
  11. Extend Timeline for Submissions to National Planning Framework

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 02:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly, has called today on Minister Eoghan Murphy to extend the timeline for submissions to the National Planning Framework by at least a month beyond November 10th to en...
  12. Vacant homes the low-hanging fruit needed to tackle the homeless emergency- O'Sullivan

    Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 12:44 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan TD has urged the Government to make use of the thousands of vacant homes lying idle across the country in a bid to quickly tackle the homeless crisis.It co...
  13. Health Service needs to prepare for challenging winter- Burton

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 05:13 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD Joan Burton has said the country needs to prepare for the possibility of a challenging winter ahead for the health service.Deputy Burton said:“Just as the country recently prepared for Sto...
  14. Do nothing Dáil votes to do nothing on housing- O'Sullivan

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 04:07 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the failure of the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil majority to pass anything at all in response to this week’s Private Members’ motion on the ...
  15. We need to see personal accountability from banks - Howlin

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 04:03 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has said we need to see personal accountability from the banks in light of the tracker mortgage scandal.Deputy Howlin said:“Just a few short years ago the bank...