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  1. Labour Party Dublin City Cllrs working on delivering solutions to housing crisis

    Sun Sep 2, 2018 - 08:20 pm - Mary Freehill, Cllr The Labour Party will propose at Monday’s City council meeting to utilise a source of funding that will enable Dublin City Council to build family housing on their 32 Depot sites located throughout ...
  2. Trump is not welcome in Ireland

    Sun Sep 2, 2018 - 11:05 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the announcement of a visit by US President Donald Trump in November, Labour Leader Brendan Howlin spoke about the need for all democrats in Ireland, from left and right, to jo...
  3. Statement by Willie Penrose TD on Labour Leadership

    Fri Aug 31, 2018 - 01:02 pm - Willie Penrose TD Speaking today on the Labour Party Leadership, chairperson of the Labour Parliamentary Party, Willie Penrose said:"I was disappointed by Alan Kelly's interview this morning on Tipp FM. I have no probl...
  4. Mobile post offices could be a solution to post office closures - Mangan

    Fri Aug 31, 2018 - 11:08 am - Alan Mangan Speaking in relation to the announced closure of 159 rural post offices, Labour Party candidate for Longford–Westmeath Alan Mangan spoke about the need to find a sustainable solution that can meet t...
  5. Directly Elected Mayor for Dublin needed now

    Fri Aug 31, 2018 - 10:05 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphries has called today's announcement that the first directly elected Mayor in Ireland will be in Cork "an insult to Dublin". Speaking today Senator Humphries said:"The capi...
  6. Armistice Day clash can be avoided

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 - 04:17 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD has today written to the Taoiseach calling on him to change the date of the Presidential inauguration due to a clash with the centenary of Armistice Day.Deputy H...
  7. Gender Quotas needed for local elections

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 - 12:57 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Spokesperson on Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston is calling on government to link general election target to local elections.Commenting today, Cllr. Kingston said: “Orla O’Connor's op-ed to...
  8. Latest developments in Cervical Check scandal are doing nothing to restore confidence

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 - 10:44 am - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to the delay in processing Cervical Check smears, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Minister for Health and the HSE to confirm that all smears carried out sin...
  9. Ireland's interests cannot be compromised in any Brexit deal

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 - 09:59 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking today in response to recent reports on Brexit negotiations, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, asked whether the Government have completely lost any influence over the situation.Deputy H...
  10. Any rise in the number of children homeless is unacceptable

    Wed Aug 29, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the July homeless figures, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the fact that 3,867 children are now homeless is unacceptable. Deputy O’Sullivan said: “...
  11. Unemployment figures do not represent full employment - Howlin

    Wed Aug 29, 2018 - 02:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to yesterday's Labour Force Survey findings, Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that it was welcome to see over 2.25 million people in employment in Ireland, but that there are sev...
  12. Scally Must Report This Friday as Promised - Too Many Deadlines Missed

    Wed Aug 29, 2018 - 01:08 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Scally report into Cervical Check to be provided to women at the centre of the controversy before its publication on Friday.Deputy Ke...
  13. Post Office closures detrimental to rural living

    Wed Aug 29, 2018 - 12:38 pm - Willie Penrose TD Following the announcement today of 159 Post Office closures over the next four months, Labour Spokesperson on Rural Affairs Willie Penrose has called on An Post to reexamine the issuing of licenses t...
  14. How will Government tackle issues in our hospitals without addressing pay?

    Tue Aug 28, 2018 - 02:55 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has questioned how the Government plans to increase capacity in our hospitals to tackle overcrowding without addressing the issue of pay in the health ...
  15. Gov should follow Scotland’s lead in tackling period poverty - Kingston

    Tue Aug 28, 2018 - 12:59 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party Equality spokesperson, Deirdre Kingston, has called on the Government to follow Scotland’s lead in providing free sanitary products to students.Councillor Kingston said:“Earlier this ...