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  1. Naughten handling of Broadband Plan incompetent

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 06:42 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD for Cork East, Seán Sherlock has described the handling of the National Broadband Plan tendering process by Minister Naughten as incompetent, and that it leaves the Government with no compe...
  2. New strategy needed to deal with gangland criminals- Costello

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 12:25 pm - Joe Costello Commenting on the latest shooting in Dublin City, Labour representative for Dublin Central Joe Costello, said:"The shooting of a man in James Larkin House in the North Inner City is the fifteenth kill...
  3. Labour Bill to tackle online harassment

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 10:59 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party legislation to tackle online harassment, stalking, cyber-bullying and so-called ‘revenge porn’ will be debated during Private Members’ time in the Dáil this afternoon.The Harassmen...
  4. Clear rationale needed from Government on departure from 8th Committee recommendations

    Mon Jan 29, 2018 - 09:54 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the Government decision to proceed with a referendum on the 8th amendment but has said that Government needs to provide clear rationale for the dep...
  5. Bonner battles for best possible Clonburris SDZ

    Mon Jan 29, 2018 - 06:41 pm - Breeda Bonner, Cllr Labour councillor for Clondalkin, Breeda Bonner, Deputy Mayor of South Dublin, is working to ensure the best possible outcome to the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) which is being debated ...
  6. State must tackle escalation in gun shootings

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 03:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour representative for Dublin South Central Councillor Rebecca Moynihan has condemned the gunshots fired outside the National Boxing stadium on the South Circular Road last night,and called for act...
  7. Attempt to dissolve Clonkeen Board an attack on entire community – Fine Gael Minister & TDs need to step up

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 12:47 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour representative for Dun Laoghaire, Cllr Deirdre Kingston has said that the attempt to dissolve the Board of Management at Clonkeen College is an attack on the entire community.Speaking on the ma...
  8. Costello welcomes Commission decision on NAMA home building role

    Fri Jan 26, 2018 - 04:47 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at Dublin Central’s Constituency Council meeting today, Joe Costello, Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration said:"I welcome the announcement yesterday by the EU Competition Commissioner...
  9. Minister Bruton deluded on teacher shortages

    Fri Jan 26, 2018 - 11:46 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin The move to blame career breaks for the shortages of teachers is deluded, Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said, pointing out that the central issue is pay inequalit...
  10. Ó Riordáin forces Dept of Education into policy change for students with hearing difficulties

    Thu Jan 25, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson on Education Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed the Department of Education and the State Examinations Commission's decision to reverse their policy of refusing exemptions to stude...
  11. Carillion collapse: Howlin raises issue with Taoiseach in the Dáil

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 - 04:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader and Wexford TD Brendan Howlin, has raised the urgent need to provide for the opening of Loreto College Wexford with the Taoiseach during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil today, in...
  12. Kelly questions Garda homicide figures - Victims families deserve the truth

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 - 01:40 pm - Alan Kelly TD -->Labour TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly has asked the Minister for Justice to investigate whether the homicide figures that are produced by an Garda Síochána are being accurately recorded, and for hi...
  13. Labour Youth condemns inadequate measures to grant asylum seekers the right to work

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 - 04:35 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today condemned the exceptionally limited measures from the Department of Justice and Equality to provide employment opportunities to asylum seekers in Ireland.Speaking on the matter,...
  14. Kelly calls for plans to reopen Stepaside Garda station to be shelved

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 - 02:39 pm - Alan Kelly TD Vice chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Labour TD Alan Kelly, has said the decision to reopen Stepaside Garda Station in Dublin needs to be abandoned in light of the findings of the Comm...
  15. New Loan Scheme will breach Central Bank income ratios

    Mon Jan 22, 2018 - 04:46 pm - Joanna Tuffy Labour spokesperson on affordable housing, Joanna Tuffy has highlighted that the new criteria from the Government for the Home Loan Scheme will breach the Central Bank loan to income ratios and does n...