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  1. Health Committee should invite authors of the "Health Inequalities in Europe" report to address the Oireachtas Health committee

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 12:01 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health Spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called for the chair of the Oireachtas Committee to invite the authors of the "Health Inequalities in Europe" report to address the Oireachtas Health comm...
  2. EU Equal Pay Day 2018 – time for the Government to act on the Gender Pay Gap

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 10:23 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Last month, the Seanad passed all stages of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap) Information Bill 2017, a Private Members Bill initiated by the Labour group in the Seanad.Th...
  3. The local community is shocked by man's killing in Athy

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 10:06 am - Aoife Breslin, Cllr Labour Cllr. and Cathaoirleach of Athy Municipal District, Aoife Breslin has said that the local community is shocked by the violent killing in Athy Cllr. Breslin has called on anyone with any inform...
  4. Labour Conference will plan for a New Republic

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 07:36 am - Brendan Howlin TD The 70th National Conference of the Labour Party will take place in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin this weekend, and will outline Labour's plans to build a New Republic.The three-day event, which will ...
  5. We need answers on Tyrrelstown, St.Lukes and the many schools adversely affected

    Thu Nov 1, 2018 - 10:11 am - Joan Burton TD Labour TD for Dublin West, Joan Burton, has called on the Minister for Education to initiate expert investigations into the school building issues found in Tyrrelstown Educate Together, St. Lukes Prim...
  6. McCabe has served with dedication and commitment

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 01:34 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has thanked Sgt Maurice McCabe for his dedicated public service, and wished him well in retirement.Deputy Howlin said:"Maurice McCabe has served An Garda Síochá...
  7. Winter is coming and no health plan in sight

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 12:51 pm - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to latest figures provided by the INMO that over 9,000 people were on trolleys in October, Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly has called on the HSE and the Minister for Health to publish ...
  8. Commuters asked to foot the bill again.

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 11:04 am - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour Councillor for Kildare South, and General Election Candidate, Mark Wall, has criticised the 8% increase to parking fee at train stations as just another blow to commuters in Kildare.Commenting...
  9. Minister for Health is failing in his duty to seriously unwell children

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 10:18 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Spokesperson on Health, Alan Kelly TD, has described as wholly unacceptable the waiting lists facing sick children. Deputy Kelly has called on Minister Harris to come before the Dáil to explai...
  10. DART Stabbing Reinforces Need for Dedicated Transport Police

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 08:02 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the latest violent incident on a DART shows the need for a dedicated transport police.Senator Ó Ríordái...
  11. Gov must heed IMO warning

    Tue Oct 30, 2018 - 02:59 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly, has said Simon Harris needs to take the prediction by the IMO that trolley numbers will exceed 1,000 this winter seriously. Deputy Kelly said:“The warn...
  12. €500,000 Banker Pay Cap must stay in place

    Sun Oct 28, 2018 - 01:37 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has said that half a million euro is more than enough pay, and that the bankers pay cap must stay in place. Deputy Burton said:"We have just passed the 10 year ...
  13. Historic second term for Michael D Higgins

    Fri Oct 26, 2018 - 09:35 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the exit polls on today's Presidential election, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin said:“While the votes still have to be counted, Michael D Higgins’s clearly apparent vic...
  14. Total confusion over voting in Tyrrelstown due to building issues

    Fri Oct 26, 2018 - 11:07 am - Joan Burton TD Labour TD for Dublin West Joan Burton has called on the Dublin Sheriff's Office to take immediate action to resolve confusion at the polling place in Tyrrelstown.Deputy Burton said:"There is complete ...
  15. Government should bring forward legislation on transport policing unit before next summer.

    Fri Oct 26, 2018 - 09:37 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson for Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the government to bring forward legislation on a dedicated transport policy unit before next summer. Commenting today Senato...