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  1. Economic plan is for a stable and job-sustaining economy

    Mon Feb 8, 2016 - 10:49 am - Alex White, Cllr Good morning, and welcome to the launch of the centrepiece of Labour’s policy platform in this election – our Plan for Economic and Social Progress.This morning, we are setting out a unique policy...
  2. If you want green policies implemented, vote labour

    Sun Feb 7, 2016 - 12:25 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour has a proven record of standing up for the environment and delivering jobs.The lesson from the last five years is if you want Green policies to be implemented you have to vote for the Labour Pa...
  3. Growing the green economy will create & sustain thousands of jobs

    Sun Feb 7, 2016 - 12:25 pm - Alex White, Cllr Climate change is the biggest single challenge facing humanity.The Labour Party, in Government, ensured that the coalition did more than any of its predecessors to face up to our responsibility to fut...
  4. New energy efficiency plan will deliver warmer homes, thousands of new jobs

    Sun Feb 7, 2016 - 12:23 pm - Carrie Smyth, Cllr Protecting the environment and creating more green jobs are central parts of Labour’s policy platform for this election.  Our new policy being launched today - ‘Growing the Green Economy’ - ma...
  5. Economic recovery must be spread to all sectors and regions

    Sat Feb 6, 2016 - 10:46 am - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of ‘Standing Up for Rural Ireland’, Labour’s plan for balanced regional development.I’m delighted to be here in Athy this morning for the launch of “Standing up for Ru...
  6. Labour will stand up for rural communities

    Sat Feb 6, 2016 - 10:43 am - Ann Phelan Speaking at the launch of ‘Standing Up for Rural Ireland’, Labour’s plan for balanced regional development.When I was appointed Minister for Rural Affairs in 2014, I was the first Labour TD to h...
  7. We will use our economic strength to continue to build a decent society

    Fri Feb 5, 2016 - 03:24 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the Labour Party General Election campaign launch:Five years ago this week, the 30th Dail was dissolved amid unprecedented political and economic crisis. Our country was bankrupt. The eco...
  8. Conference 2016 Address

    Sat Jan 30, 2016 - 09:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Colleagues, friends, This will be a year of profound journeys for Ireland. We’ll journey back in time, to 1916, to reflect on the spark that lit the flame of independence. We’ll journey to airp...
  9. Labour will stand up for working people, families and communities

    Sat Jan 30, 2016 - 11:30 am - Joan Burton TD Saturday morning address at Labour Party ConferenceColleagues and friends, It’s a great pleasure to be here in Mullingar, and I’d like to thank Willie Penrose for his warm welcome. Nobody needs ...
  10. Banking Inquiry Report demonstrates Fianna Fail’s mismanagement of the economy

    Thu Jan 28, 2016 - 03:04 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking on the report of the Banking Inquiry I welcome the report of the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. I want to thank the chairman, Deputy Ciarán Lynch, and the members of th...
  11. Labour is standing up for education

    Wed Jan 27, 2016 - 07:30 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at the Labour Party’s public meeting in the Croke Park Hotel, Dublin 3, this evening on Standing Up for Education, Deputy Joe Costello stated: “Education is lifelong, from the cradle to t...
  12. Skills strategy an indication of Labour standing up for working people

    Wed Jan 27, 2016 - 03:38 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of National Skills StrategyI’m very pleased to be here in Blackrock Further Education Institute to launch the new National Skills Strategy.This Strategy has been named “Irel...
  13. Recovery Labour is driving, has brought Ireland to a better place

    Tue Jan 19, 2016 - 07:58 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking on Motion of Confidence-  Check against deliveryA Cheann Comhairle,I’m pleased to have the opportunity to support the motion that the House has confidence in me as Tánaiste and Minister f...
  14. We are setting an ambitious target of having 2.2 million people at work by 2020

    Wed Jan 13, 2016 - 12:37 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the Pathways to Work 2016-2020 LaunchI’d like to welcome you all to this launch of the Pathways to Work 2016-2020 strategy.I’d particularly like to thank Diageo for hosting this event....
  15. The launch of Family Carers Ireland will provide a national voice for carers

    Wed Jan 13, 2016 - 12:29 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of Family Carers IrelandI’m delighted to be here this morning to help launch Family Carers Ireland, which brings together two great organisations: the Carers Association and C...