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  1. O'Connor expresses concern at the snail's pace progress on implementation of M11/N11 corridor report

    Sun Jul 1, 2018 - 12:27 pm - Jack O'Connor Labour’s Dáil Candidate for Wicklow, Jack O’Connor, has expressed his real concern over the lack of any meaningful progress on the much-needed M11/N11 improvement works. “I am deeply disappoint...
  2. Lloyds Pharmacy strike highlights need for referendum on collective bargaining

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 02:59 pm - Jack O'Connor The strike by workers in Lloyds Pharmacy stores across Ireland today (Friday 29th June) highlights the importance of  a constitutional referendum to ensure the right of workers to freely collectively...
  3. Ball in Lloyd's Pharmacy's court if further strike action is to be avoided

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 02:46 pm - Senator Ged Nash Speaking on the third day of industrial action at the multi-billion euro Lloyd’s Pharmacy chain, Labour’s Workers’ Rights spokesperson Senator Ged Nash said:“The Labour Party fully supports th...
  4. Long hot summer forecasts hard winter to come for Irish farmers

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 12:53 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Agriculture spokesperson Willie Penrose TD is calling on Government to provide assurances of assistance for farmers impacted by intense hot weather and drought conditions this summer, saying th...
  5. Wexford sympathies sent to ‘Sister City’ Annapolis

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 11:35 am - Mayor George Lawlor Deputy Mayor of Wexford Cllr. George Lawlor has expressed sympathy to the people of Annapolis, Maryland following the gun attack yesterday that has left at least 5 people dead and others seriously inj...
  6. Juvenile spat between FF and FG devoid of policy differences

    Fri Jun 29, 2018 - 10:50 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has criticised the juvenile spat that has broken out between the Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil as devoid of policy differences with both agreed on the limited package f...
  7. Taoiseach and Prime Minister should attend Intergovernmental Conference

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 08:52 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has welcomed the long awaited announcement of a date for a British-Irish Intergovernmental conference on 25th July but said it is necessary now for the Taoiseach and...
  8. Bord Pleanála admission of error on St.Annes's justifies judicial review

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed the admission by An Bord Pleanála that they made an error in granting planning permission to build 536 units on St...
  9. 3826 children homeless - school holidays a nightmare for Hotel families

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 03:18 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson, Jan O'Sullivan, speaking on Dáil statements on child homelessness reacted to the latest figures for May, saying it is a national scandal that 3,826 children are homeless,...
  10. Donegal Gold Band discovery shows need for review of legislation

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 01:06 pm - Joan Burton TD Commenting on the discovery of four Bronze Age gold bands in Co. Donegal, Labour spokesperson on Culture and Heritage, Joan Burton TD has called for a review of current legislation around artefact fin...
  11. Time to make primary education free

    Thu Jun 28, 2018 - 11:30 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has today published new proposals to ensure a real free primary education so that the State provides school books at no cost to parents, b...
  12. Hynes is the real deal for working people in Carlow - Kilkenny

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 07:19 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment Spokesperson Ged Nash has described Denis Hynes who is the new Labour Party candidate for Carlow-Kilkenny as ‘the real deal for working people’ in the constituency.Senator ...
  13. Couples in same-sex marriages need more parental rights

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 02:38 pm - Labour Lgbt Labour LGBT is calling for the immediate commencement of legislation to allow for formal parental rights for couples in same sex marriages following a peaceful protest held outside Leinster House toda...
  14. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown agrees to make the Council work better for new parents

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 - 10:39 am - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the agreement of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council's organisational committee that it will look at formulating and implem...
  15. FG need to show political leadership to drive change in an Garda Síochána

    Tue Jun 26, 2018 - 04:28 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Commenting on the appointment of Mr Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner, Labour spokesperson on Justice Seán Sherlock TD welcomed Mr Harris's appointment.Deputy Sherlock said:"I wish Mr Harris well in ...