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  1. Howlin calls for funding to be restored to Rape Crisis Network

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 02:35 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At Leader’s Questions today, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin raised with the Taoiseach the need to restore funding to the Rape Crisis Network and for better data collection.Deputy Howlin said:“...
  2. Reserving 1/4 school places for kids of past-pupils elitist & wrong

    Wed Jun 20, 2018 - 01:37 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has hit out at Fine Gael for reserving 25% of school places for the children and grandchildren of past-pupils in the Admissions to Schools Bi...
  3. Donohoe misleading public on up to €2.2 billion available for new measures in Budget 2019

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 05:58 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has highlighted that there is actually up to €2.2 billion available in the fiscal space for new measures in Budget 2019 before any new revenue raising or savi...
  4. Build Social and Affordable Homes, Taoiseach

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the Summer Economic Statement, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said that it we are unlikely to see an affordable housing scheme from Fine Gael in the upcoming b...
  5. No mention of childcare sector in Summer Economic Statement

    Tue Jun 19, 2018 - 04:25 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs has expressed his disappointment that there is no mention of the childcare sector in the Summer Economic Statement published today despite the strain ...
  6. Proposal on Corporation Tax and Rainy Day Fund lack economic coherence

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 04:24 pm - Joan Burton TD In advance of the publication of the Summer Economic Statement, and responding to the suggestion by the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe, that a portion of Corporation Tax revenue should be alloca...
  7. Jack O Connor opens Campaign Office and launches online survey on Decent Work

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 02:43 pm - Jack O'Connor The Labour Party in Co Wicklow is today opening a Campaign Office at 7 Marine Tce , Strand Road, Bray. Coinciding with this, the Party has launched an online survey to highlight the co-relation betwee...
  8. A Trump Cruelty too far - Howlin asks Coveney to raise treatment of immigrant children with Pompeo

    Mon Jun 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called on Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney to raise the issue of children being separated from their parents by US immigration authorities in Texas...
  9. If Northern Ireland’s Tectonic Plates are Shifting, it is Time to Prepare

    Sun Jun 17, 2018 - 12:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin, responding to reported remarks by the Taoiseach during the week that the “tectonic plates” in Northern Ireland are shifting, has repeated his call for a Forum, ...
  10. Another Fine Gael fail in health

    Sun Jun 17, 2018 - 11:32 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has criticised the Government’s failure to appoint an Executive Director to oversee the implantation of Sláintecare.Deputy Kelly said:“Almost 18 mo...
  11. Sinn Féin bottle it on No confidence motion

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 01:26 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has questioned why Sinn Féin have failed to table a motion of no confidence in the Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy in their private members time next Wednesday following...
  12. Young people should not be going hungry to pay rent

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 12:58 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Commenting on the findings of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Housing survey, Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan has said that the Government urgently needs to link rent to the cos...
  13. Labour Chairperson, Jack O Connor, calls for a Referendum to enshrine the Right to Representation at Work in the Constitution

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 10:14 am - Jack O'Connor Speaking at the Tom Johnson Summer School, in Limerick, the Chairperson of the Labour Party, Jack O Connor, has called for a Referendum to enshrine the Right to Representation at Work in the Constitut...
  14. Party Leaders playing games as Brexit summit looms

    Sat Jun 16, 2018 - 09:57 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking ahead of the Tom Johnson Summer School, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD has said it is clear the Government are intent on bluffing their way to the summer recess, rather than offer sol...
  15. Labour Youth welcomes launch of the MASI right to work campaign

    Fri Jun 15, 2018 - 03:09 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has welcomed the launch of The Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland's Right to Work Campaign in Liberty Hall.Labour Youth Chairperson, Chloe Manahan said:"MASI has the full solidarity and s...