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  1. Senator Ivana Bacik nominated for Innovation in Politics Award

    Mon Oct 8, 2018 - 10:33 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has been nominated for an Innovation in Politics Award, 2018 for the Competition (Amendment) Act 2017 which restored to low-paid, vulnerable freelance workers, including fre...
  2. Cllr. Montague nominated for Innovation in Politics Award

    Mon Oct 8, 2018 - 10:31 am - Andrew Montague, Cllr Dublin City Cllr. Andrew Montague has been nominated for an Innovation in Politics award for his work on the Dublin Bike Scheme. Commenting on the nomination today Cllr. Montague said:"It is an honour...
  3. More supports needed for women who wish to breastfeed

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 02:26 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Speaking during National Breastfeeding Week, Labour Party Equality spokesperson, Councillor Deirdre Kingston, has called on more supports to be made available to women who wish to breastfeed. Council...
  4. Gov must not miss opportunity to build national primary care system in Budget

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 01:45 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the Government must not miss the opportunity to build a national primary care system in next week’s Budget.Deputy Kelly said:The Labour...
  5. Labour Mid West Representatives Meet to Demand 60 Bed Unit at University Hospital Limerick

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 12:09 pm - Alan Kelly TD This afternoon, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD will be joined by Jan O’Sullivan TD, Councillors Elena Secas, Joe Leddin, Fiona Bonfield, former Clare TD Michael McNamara and local a...
  6. Budget must address issues teachers face in classroom

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 11:52 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On World Teacher’s Day, Labour Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said more must be done to address issues that teachers face in the classroom such as class size, in Tuesday’s budg...
  7. Howlin demands Rosslare Port be upgraded to Tier 1 in next week's Budget

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 11:01 am - Brendan Howlin TD In Labour’s Alternative Budget 2019, Labour Party Leader and TD for Wexford, Brendan Howlin, has demanded that the money be made available to upgrade Rosslare to a Tier One Port at a cost of €92 m...
  8. An Taoiseach has questions to answer on services for retired members of the armed services

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 10:50 am - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Spokesperson for Defence Brendan Ryan has described reports relating to former Private Terry O'Reilly as 'deeply troubling'. Speaking today Deputy Ryan said:"This situation is deeply troubling....
  9. Everyone deserves affordable, quality childcare

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 - 10:04 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children Seán Sherlock, TD outlines Labour’s ambitious plan for affordable childcare for all, as part of Labour’s alternative budget for 2019. Measures include halving the ...
  10. The choice in Budget 2019 is a social recovery or tax cuts

    Thu Oct 4, 2018 - 04:23 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking today at the launch of Labour’s alternative proposals for Budget 2019, Building A New Republic, Party Leader Brendan Howlin spoke about the need for a full social recovery to follow the eco...
  11. Budget 2019 must support families and a social recovery

    Thu Oct 4, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD, speaking at the launch of Labour's alternative budget proposals for 2019 has said the Government must deliver a social recovery, and support families by inv...
  12. Sherlock calls for Minister to address Dáil on Broadband

    Thu Oct 4, 2018 - 10:15 am - Sean Sherlock TD “There's a pattern emerging with this Minister who seems to believe it's perfectly acceptable to give private interests preferred insight in private engagements."Minister Naughten needs to be remind...
  13. The housing crisis is geting more complex, more hopeless and more devastating

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD Brendan Ryan was today speaking in Dáil Éireann in support of the cross-party motion to enact emergency measures aimed at addressing homelessness. This followed the large 'Raise the Roof' ...
  14. Sale of Luggala Estate a once in a generation opportunity for the state

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 03:51 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour spokesperson on the Arts, Joan Burton TD, has called on Minister Madigan to take action and bring the Luggala Estate into public ownership.Speaking today Deputy Burton said:"Following the passi...
  15. Bacik calls for Government to adopt Labour's gender pay gap bill

    Wed Oct 3, 2018 - 12:21 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Senator Ivana Bacik will today in the Seanad be leading for the Labour Senators in presenting the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill 2017 for Report Stage. Th...