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  1. Cormac will be deeply missed by all who knew him

    Sun Dec 15, 2019 - 08:34 pm - Mary Freehill Labour Councillor Mary Freehill has expressed her deep sadness on the death of her Director of Elections and Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin. Cllr Freehill paid tribute to Cormac, saying:"Corma...
  2. Statement on the death of Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

    Sun Dec 15, 2019 - 05:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed his deep sadness and grief on hearing of the tragic and untimely death of recently elected Labour Youth Chairperson, Cormac Ó Braonáin, who died...
  3. Labour Deliver for Waterford

    Fri Dec 13, 2019 - 02:39 pm - Cllr John Pratt Commenting on the passing of the Waterford Council Budget, Mayor of Waterford City and County Council and Labour General Election candidate for Waterford, Cllr John Pratt said:"In June 2019, the Labou...
  4. We need to protect our most vulnerable children- O'Sullivan

    Thu Dec 12, 2019 - 02:42 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to today's report on homeless families by the Mercy Law Resource Centre, Labour spokesperson on Housing Deputy Jan O’Sullivan said:“It is shocking to read that a woman who had given bir...
  5. Women on boards: legally binding quotas needed

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 02:37 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Responding to today’s ‘Balance for Better Business’ report showing there is still a serious imbalance for women at leadership levels in Irish companies, Labour Senator Ivana Bacik said:“This r...
  6. More community policing needed in Dublin South Central

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 02:15 pm - Rebecca Moynihan Following the publication of the University of Limerick report into criminal behaviour networks in Dublin South Central, Labour Party representative for the South West Inner City, Rebecca Moynihan, ha...
  7. Drug report: Community voices need to be heard

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 11:56 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Responding to today’s report on organised crime and drug dealing in Dublin’s South Inner City, Dublin Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin commented: “Sadly it doesn’t come as a major surp...
  8. Time for HSE senior officials to see conditions at UHL first-hand

    Wed Dec 11, 2019 - 11:25 am - Alan Kelly TD Following today’s Oireachtas Health committee, Alan Kelly TD, has ensured the Chief Executive of the HSE will visit University Hospital Limerick with members of the Health Committee to see the condi...
  9. Urgent response needed on mumps outbreak

    Tue Dec 10, 2019 - 12:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said an urgent response is needed to the large scale outbreak of the mumps.Deputy Kelly said:“So far in 2019, we have seen a 436% increase in rep...
  10. Action needed to reduce fuel poverty

    Tue Dec 10, 2019 - 11:44 am - Sean Sherlock TD Responding to today’s St. Vincent de Paul report, 'Growing up in the Cold', Labour spokesperson on Children, Seán Sherlock T.D, said:“Families today are already faced with massive outgoings, such...
  11. 1.5% pay rise offer an insult to school secretaries

    Mon Dec 9, 2019 - 04:10 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour’s Employment Spokesperson Ged Nash has described a 1.5% pay rise offered by the Department of Education & Skills to school secretaries as “insulting and derisory”.He said;“School se...
  12. Dublin City Council has run out of money to refurbish vacant social units

    Fri Dec 6, 2019 - 10:55 am - Alison Gilliland Cllr Alison Gilliland, Labour Party Councillor and Chairperson of DCC Strategic Policy Committee for Housing said:"At Thursdays meeting of the Dublin City Council's Strategic Policy Committee for Hous...
  13. Further Questions need to be answered following RCOG review

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 05:54 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the HSE, Department of Health and RCOG have further questions to answer following the publication of the Report of the Independent Expert...
  14. Homelessness figures: Govt not delivering on housing

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 05:41 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the official homelessness figures for October which have just been released, Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan T.D, said:"For the first time ever, we now have over 10,500 pe...
  15. More Gardai needed in Dublin

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Dublin Senator Kevin Humphreys has said that more Gardai are needed to deal with crime in the capital.It follows the publication of CSO crime statistics today, for the first time since 2016.Sen...