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  1. Statement by Brendan Howlin TD on Northern Ireland

    Wed Feb 14, 2018 - 07:52 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on the collapse of talks to restore devolved Government in Northen Ireland, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said: “Not for the first time in the last year attempts to reinstate the insti...
  2. Rental crisis not postcode specific- O'Sullivan

    Wed Feb 14, 2018 - 12:58 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said comments by the Junior Finance Minister on the cost of accommodation across Dublin do not reflect the reality of the situation in the rental ...
  3. Integrity of National Planning Framework now completely undermined

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 03:59 pm - Alan Kelly TD Three Weeks to Change the NPF undermines Evidence Based ApproachLabour TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly, and member of the coalition opposed to the draft National Planning Framework (NPF) has raised concer...
  4. Northern Cross relief road must be included in Government Capital Plan

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 03:05 pm - Alison Gilliland, Cllr Labour Dublin City Councillor, Alison Gilliland has said the Northern Cross relief road must be included in the National Capital Plan to be announced on Friday.Cllr Gilliland said:"It is essential tha...
  5. Minister for Education must remove cap on Educate Together enrolment

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 02:07 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, to remove the cap on enrolment of Educate Together schools.Senator Ó Río...
  6. Flawed legislation must cover dodgy 'if and when' contracts- Nash

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 11:03 am - Senator Ged Nash New legislation aimed at improving conditions for thousands of workers in precarious employment is flawed because it fails to cover dodgy ‘if & when’ contracts.Speaking ahead of the Dáil deba...
  7. Urgent action needed to address soaring rent

    Tue Feb 13, 2018 - 10:44 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that rent increases have spiralled out of control, and measures are urgently needed to address the lack of affordability in the sector.It ...
  8. Restoration of Executive essential for addressing Brexit fallout

    Mon Feb 12, 2018 - 06:09 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Northern Ireland, Brendan Howlin TD has welcomed the progress made towards restoring a power sharing Executive in Northern Ireland, and has said it is essential...
  9. N59 upgrade must be a priority in National Development Plan

    Mon Feb 12, 2018 - 05:12 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Labour spokesperson on Tourism and representative for Galway West, Cllr Níall McNelis has said that the upgrade of the atrocious N59 must be a priority in the National Development Plan to be publishe...
  10. Intervention needed from Health Minister in Versatis debacle

    Mon Feb 12, 2018 - 03:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health to intervene in the controversy over patient access to Versatis pain patches.Late last year the HSE added a second l...
  11. Clarity needed on HSE review into foetal monitors

    Mon Feb 12, 2018 - 01:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has expressed concern about a HSE review into the use of specific foetal monitors being used at a number of Irish maternity hospitals.Deputy Kelly said:...
  12. Blasé comments by Taoiseach on Brexit disappoint

    Sun Feb 11, 2018 - 05:43 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has described today’s interview by the Taoiseach with RTE This Week on Brexit as ‘blasé’ and disappointing.Deputy Howlin said:“"The Taoiseach has been reduce...
  13. O'Sullivan calls for rollout of Deposit Protection Scheme

    Sun Feb 11, 2018 - 02:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has criticised the continued delay in rolling out a deposit protection scheme, which is aimed at protecting tenants and landlords.It was revealed t...
  14. Statement on the retirement of Gerry Adams

    Sat Feb 10, 2018 - 01:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking on the retirement of Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, Leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin has said we must never forgot the atrocities that the Provisional IRA perpetrated and that Sin...
  15. Lack of new Irish Strategy on Brexit and Border worrying

    Fri Feb 9, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the Irish Government must now respond strongly to the growing unease at recent UK Brexit developments. Speaking after the comments today by Michel Barnier, ...