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  1. Labour to bring forward legislation to amend citizenship law

    Sat Oct 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At a meeting of the Labour Party Executive Board today, it was agreed that the Party would bring forward legislation to provide for citizenship of children born here to non-nationals.This follows the ...
  2. Chaotic breakdown in the delivery of Illness Benefit

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 04:50 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Party Spokesperson for Social Protection has said the delays in processing illness benefit payments are unacceptable, and that the responsible Minister for Social Protection and her Department ...
  3. Authentic Foods have treated workers disgracefully

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 04:29 pm - Senator Ged Nash Responding to the news that Authentic Foods in Dundalk is set to close, local Senator and Labour Employment Affairs spokesperson Ged Nash said;“Since the rumours started some time ago that the compa...
  4. Growing Risk of No Deal Brexit

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the EU summit and the speech by British Prime Minster Theresa May, Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD said that the risk of a damaging conclusion to the talks is gro...
  5. Price increases bad news for Dublin commuters

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 - 11:14 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour's Transport Spokesperson Kevin Humphreys has described  Luas and Dublin Bus fares increases as bad news for commuters.Senator Humphreys commented:“At a time where we are trying to encourage ...
  6. Illness Benefit delays unacceptable

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 02:03 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the delays in processing illness benefit payments are unacceptable, and that the responsible Minister for Social Protection and her Department must ensure a...
  7. FG Ministers speaking out of both sides of their mouth on child deportations

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 12:22 pm - Jack O'Connor In response to the campaign to allow Eric Zhi Ying Zhu stay in his own country, Labour Party Chair and candidate for Wicklow, Jack O'Connor who is strongly supporting the campaign, has accused Fine Ga...
  8. Tomorrow never comes on short term lets legislation

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 11:49 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised the government for the continued delay on Airbnb legislation.Speaking today Kevin Humphreys said:“It seems tomorrow never comes on short-term lets (Airb...
  9. Children should not be deported

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 - 11:35 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Seanad Leader Ivana Bacik has called on the Minister for Justice to stop the deportation of children who are born in Ireland, and those who have spent most of their lives here.This follows the ...
  10. Dublin City Council must re-engage with all the key stakeholders and keep the College Green Plaza plans on their agenda

    Wed Oct 17, 2018 - 12:10 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Senator Kevin Humphrey's has called on Dublin City Council to re-engage with all the key stakeholders and keep the College Green Plaza plans on their agenda. This follows the news that An Bord Pleaná...
  11. Support still needed for Cervical Check cases that end up in court

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 05:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called on the State to provide support for women affected by the Cervical Check regardless if they go to court. Speaking today Deputy Kelly said: " I welc...
  12. Scope is there to extend HPV vaccine beyond age 13

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 02:49 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the latest developments in the United States of America on extending the HPV vaccine to men and women up to the age of 45 and has called o...
  13. Labour Youth calls for Yes vote on Blasphemy

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 09:51 am - Labour Youth Labour Youth has today called for people young and old to ensure that they vote yes to remove Ireland’s blasphemy law on October 26th.Labour Youth’s Chairperson, Chloe Manahan said:“Among all th...
  14. Labour will legislate to ban house viewing fees

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 - 09:49 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said she is bringing forward legislation to ban the practice of landlords and letting agents charging potential tenants fees for viewing the...
  15. Questions still outstanding from Naughten meetings

    Mon Oct 15, 2018 - 04:07 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Dáil Communications spokesperson Séan Sherlock has said there are still outstanding questions about the numerous meetings of a government Minister with the remaining bidder in the National Br...