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  1. Legacy of Hume must be respected and preserved

    Mon Dec 31, 2018 - 12:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour will support those who continue to fly the flag of Labour politics and social democracy in Northern Ireland.Reacting to the latest indication of a possible alliance between parts of the SDLP an...
  2. Government must secure more ferry links for Hard Brexit Scenario

    Sat Dec 29, 2018 - 02:33 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the news that the UK will commit over £100m chartering ferries in preparation for a no deal Brexit, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called on the Irish Government to immediately...
  3. Gov approach to Brexit needs to be less wait-and-see and more strategic

    Thu Dec 20, 2018 - 11:31 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has reacted to the Government’s contingency plan for the UK leaving the EU on 29th March with no agreement.Deputy Howlin said:“The Government has at last pu...
  4. Minister's stunt hardly an example for motorists.

    Thu Dec 20, 2018 - 10:18 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson for Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised the Minister for Transport following the RSA call for the Minister to remove the dangerously placed sleigh, branded with hi...
  5. Legislation on CervicalCheck Tribunal must be New Year priority

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 06:13 pm - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to the Minister for Health’s announcement that there will be a statutory tribunal into claims from CervicalCheck, Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said that legislation ar...
  6. Pioneering reforms on precarious work will transform lives

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 06:06 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has said that the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2018 which passed in the Dáil this evening will transform the lives and living standards of tens of thousands of workers ...
  7. Kinnegad should be granted a Secondary School

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose, T.D. has called on the Minster or Education grant funding for a second level school to serve Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath. Deputy Penrose said:  " ...
  8. Harris must be clear about progress of all health capital projects

    Tue Dec 18, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Minister Simon Harris must explain what is being cut out of the Health capital budget because of the Children’s Hospital overspend.Depu...
  9. Education should focus on the needs of students, not big business

    Tue Dec 18, 2018 - 03:03 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson for Education Senator Aodhán Ó Riordan has criticised government education strategy which is too concerned with the will of corporate bodies.Commenting today Senator Ó Riordan s...
  10. Time for Harris and Donohoe to intervene to prevent industrial action

    Tue Dec 18, 2018 - 02:36 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said that the Ministers for Public Expenditure and Health need to urgently produce a road map for pay equality to prevent further staff shortages in ...
  11. Taoiseach needs to produce Brexit legislation this week

    Mon Dec 17, 2018 - 01:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD responded to a report that the Taoiseach intends to pass 45 pieces of legislation next year in advance of Brexit.Deputy Howlin said:“I have been asking ...
  12. Scope is there to reform the Leaving Cert

    Mon Dec 17, 2018 - 09:53 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to a report by the ESRI on the Leaving Certificate curriculum, Labour Party Eduction spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that there needs to be significant reforms to the Leaving C...
  13. Tipping should be an honest and transparent transaction.

    Sun Dec 16, 2018 - 08:31 am - Niall McNelis, Cllr Mayor of Galway, and Labour spokesperson for Tourism, Cllr. Niall McNelis has been supporting the ONE Galway “My Tip, My Reward” campaign. Significant numbers of workers in the food service indust...
  14. Children's Hospital Budget out of control - Minister must take responsibility

    Fri Dec 14, 2018 - 09:28 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has slammed the Minister for Health for losing control of the construction budget of the National Children's Hospital, and questioned the impact of this on oth...
  15. Confidence and Supply documents should be released

    Wed Dec 12, 2018 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has called for the Fine Gael Government and Fianna Fáil to commit to releasing all the documentation prepared by public servants for use during recent talks to...