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  1. Dáil speech by Jan O'Sullivan on the Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 05:36 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Provision of Objective Sex Education Bill 2018Dáil Éireann, April 18th 2018CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYThe objectives of this Bill are broadly in line with the recommendation on Sex Education of the Oirea...
  2. Speech by Seán Sherlock TD on Data Protection Bill 2017

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 09:38 am - Sean Sherlock TD The first issue I wish to raise relates to the complexity of the data protection code. In Ireland we have chosen to retain most of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, although we will in the futur...
  3. Dáil speech by Willie Penrose on the fodder crisis

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 09:33 am - Willie Penrose TD Motion on the fodder crisisDáil Éireann, April 17th 2018I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in this important debate pertaining to the fodder crisis in the Dáil this evening.  I do so on...
  4. Speech by Brendan Howlin at the launch of #aNewRepublic

    Thu Mar 29, 2018 - 06:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Brendan HowlinLeader of the Labour Party at the launch of  #aNewRepublicGood evening,99 years ago, the Democratic Programme of the first Dáil was published.On 21 January 1919 Tom Johnson p...
  5. Speech by Jan O'Sullivan TD on Affordable Housing

    Thu Mar 29, 2018 - 04:29 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD We need to see a sense of urgency from Government on this issue and I did not detect that in the Minister's speech today or in any of his contributions in the many housing debates we have had in this ...
  6. Post EU Council statement by Brendan Howlin TD

    Wed Mar 28, 2018 - 04:53 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Brendan Howlin TDPost- EU Council StatementsDáil Éireann28th March 2017A Ceann Comhairle,In the run up to the EU Council meeting last week the overwhelming focus was on Brexit and the prop...
  7. Brexit is a tragedy not a farce

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 07:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Keynote Address by Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party at  public meeting on Brexit, 21st March, 2018Good evening.It is a pleasure to welcome you all here to the Gresham Hotel to discuss the i...
  8. The 8th Amendment is barbaric, insensitive & goes against all common decency - Kelly

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 10:05 am - Alan Kelly TD For me, repealing the eighth amendment is about trusting women. It is also about trusting men. I might also say that it is about trusting the electorate and legislators. That is what we are here to do...
  9. Speech by Brendan Howlin on Referendum Bill to repeal the 8th amendment

    Tue Mar 20, 2018 - 07:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD “Our Opportunity to change an Amendment that fulfilled the worst fears of those who opposed it and never fulfilled the dreams of those that supported it”Speech by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the ...
  10. Speech by Aodhán Ó Ríordáin to Irish Stand, Riverside Church, NYC

    Sat Mar 17, 2018 - 12:00 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Speaking at tonight’s ‘Irish Stand’ event in the iconic Riverside Church in New York City, Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has condemned Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s invitation to Presi...
  11. Dáil statement by Joan Burton on the Eighth Amendment Referendum Bill

    Fri Mar 9, 2018 - 04:51 pm - Joan Burton TD Cuirim fáilte roimh an mBille seo chun Airteagal 40 den Bhunreacht a leasú agus téacs nua a chur ann ionas gur féidir socrú a dhéanamh le dlí chun foirceannadh toirchis a rialáil.  Beidh cead...
  12. Dáil statement by Jan O'Sullivan TD on the Eighth Amendment Referendum Bill

    Fri Mar 9, 2018 - 03:10 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Aontaím leis an Teachta McDonald go bhfuil sé ceart an cheist seo a chur ar mhuintir na hÉireann arís.  Tá an t-am tagtha.  Tá mé cinnte nach é Bunreacht na hÉireann an áit cheart don ábh...
  13. Credit Unions have served Ireland well

    Thu Mar 8, 2018 - 07:50 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speech by Séan Sherlock TD in the Dail debate on the report on the 'Review of the Credit Union Sector with specific reference to the Credit Union Advisory Committee Review of Implementation of the Re...
  14. Contribution to Dáil Statements on Northern Ireland

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 08:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Check against delivery 7th March 2018As of this time last year there were 37,611 people on the housing waiting list in Northern Ireland.23,694 deemed to be in housing stress.11,889 of those are deemed...
  15. Labour Bill to ban Bogus Self Employment passes second stage in the Seanad

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Senator Ged Nash Speech by Labour Senator Ged Nash on the second stage passage of the Labour Party's Protection of Employment (Measures to Counter False Self Employment) Bill 2018.Seanad Éireann, February 28thEmploym...