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  1. Where is the HSE winter plan?

    Thu Oct 25, 2018 - 02:40 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health to publish the 2018-2019 Winter Initiative.Deputy Kelly said:“In the Dáil today, the Tánaiste made it quite c...
  2. Schools in Clonakilty, Carrigaline, Rochestown, Banduff, and Macroom are awaiting inspections

    Thu Oct 25, 2018 - 12:34 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children, Seán Sherlock TD, has expressed concern over the five school buildings in Cork following the revelations surrounding Western Building Systems.Commenting today Deputy ...
  3. LABOUR YOUTH URGES YOUNG PEOPLE TO VOTE IN 2018’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND BLASPHEMY REFERENDUM AND LAUNCHES #TEXTYOURMATES CAMPAIGN

    Thu Oct 25, 2018 - 11:27 am - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today called on young people to ensure that they vote on Friday 26th October.  Labour Youth has endorsed a ’yes’ vote in tomorrow’s referendum to remove the word ‘blasphemou...
  4. No reason to delay AirBnB short-term let regulations

    Thu Oct 25, 2018 - 08:29 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the announcement of the long-promised restrictions on short term lets but has called on Eoghan Murphy to bring these restrictions in before June 2019.Commenting to...
  5. Bord na Móna must commit to keep jobs in the Midlands

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 - 06:26 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour spokesperson on Rural Development, Willie Penrose TD has called on Bórd na Móna and the Government to ensure that jobs are retained in the Midlands by establishing a task force of relevant st...
  6. Increase in homeless children is a scandal in modern Ireland

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 - 05:47 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan has said the latest increase in homeless people is a scandal in modern Ireland with a further 136 children without a home in September taking it to a total o...
  7. Action group needed to support Tyrrelstown

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 - 04:25 pm - Joan Burton TD Dublin West TD Joan Burton has called on Leo Varadkar to set up an action group to address the needs of students, parents, and teachers in Tyrrelstown following the closure of two schools and a commun...
  8. Urgent inspections needed to give certainty on school buildings

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 - 04:02 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called for urgent inspections to be carried out at all recently built schools, during the mid-term break if possible, to ensure they are complia...
  9. Six reasons to vote Yes to remove Blasphemy

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Seanad Leader, Ivana Bacik has today outlined six key reasons to vote Yes on Friday to remove the offence of blasphemy from our Constition.Speaking at the final Labour Party press conference of...
  10. Diana Johnson's important Bill being debated today in Westminster is timely and is badly needed in Northern Ireland

    Tue Oct 23, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has called on the British government to endorse Diana Johnson's Bill providing access to abortion in Northern Ireland. Commenting today, Senator Bacik said:"Labour MP Diana ...
  11. Dept of Education & multi-nationals must do more to encourage girls to study STEM

    Tue Oct 23, 2018 - 02:51 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Following the publication a survey of girls’ attitudes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths by iWish, Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said more must be done to encourag...
  12. Labour call on FF to deliver in Confidence and Supply Talks

    Tue Oct 23, 2018 - 11:30 am - Labour representatives Jan O'Sullivan TD, Sen Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Sen Ged Nash have called on Fianna Fáil to deliver for the people of Ireland in the negotiations on the Confidence and Supply a...
  13. We need a victim centered approach to judicial guidelines

    Tue Oct 23, 2018 - 11:21 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson for Justice Sean Sherlock has called on Minister Flannagan to bring promised plan to review judicial processes for victims of sexual violence to the DáilSpeaking today Deputy She...
  14. Murphy and English have allowed accountability to fall by the wayside on social housing

    Mon Oct 22, 2018 - 03:03 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson for Housing, Jan O'Sullivan has criticised some local councils, and the Department of Housing, following revelations that there are 3,600 vacant council properties currentl...
  15. Breen should address Dáil - FG must come clean on McCourt meetings

    Mon Oct 22, 2018 - 07:56 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Dáil Communications spokesperson Séan Sherlock has called on Minister of State Pat Breen to make a statement to the Dáil outlining the purpose and content of his meetings with David McCourt ...