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  1. Sherlock again calls for Government to Fix broken school bus system

    Tue Aug 14, 2018 - 04:03 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Children Sean Sherlock TD has called again for the Government to fix the broken school bus transport system as parents receive refusal emails on concessionary tickets over the w...
  2. Minister Murphy must act now to curb the worst excesses of Airbnb

    Tue Aug 14, 2018 - 03:30 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Figures released today by Airbnb show that 640,000 people used short-term rentals that were operated in Ireland over this last summer period alone. Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys is calling on the Min...
  3. Reforms needed to equip LC students for further education

    Tue Aug 14, 2018 - 02:28 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On the eve of the Leaving Certificate results being announced, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called on the Department of Education and Skills to consider adding eleme...
  4. Radical State-led action needed to provide citizens with homes - Moynihan

    Mon Aug 13, 2018 - 04:44 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour Party representative for Dublin South-Central, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has called on Dublin City Council to put together a compulsory purchase order to acquire the Player Wills’ site on ...
  5. State should purchase Industrial Lands in Dublin City for Housing

    Mon Aug 13, 2018 - 03:24 pm - Andrew Montague, Cllr Labour spokesperson for Community Affairs, Cllr Andrew Montague, and chair of the Dublin City Council Planning Committee has welcomed the proposal to rezone tracts of industrial land in Dublin City fo...
  6. Homes for People not Property for Investors

    Mon Aug 13, 2018 - 10:01 am - Joe Costello Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration Joe Costello responding to reports about NAMA has said:"Recent events and recent statistics demonstrate that the housing crisis is going from bad to worse."It...
  7. Ivana Bacik to take part in Parnell Summer School on Monday 13 August 2018

    Mon Aug 13, 2018 - 09:30 am - Senator Ivana Bacik As part of the Parnell Summer School which will take place from 12-16 August at Avondale House, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow, Senator Ivana Bacik will take part in a timely discussion on the centenary of wome...
  8. Why is government afraid of a hotel bedroom tax?

    Fri Aug 10, 2018 - 11:32 am - Mary Freehill, Cllr Labour Councillor and former Lord Mayor, Mary Freehill has asked why the Government is afraid of a hotel bedroom tax, which is the norm in cities across the world. It would raise €15 million a year ...
  9. Deeply disturbing that up to 8 homeless families spend night in Garda station

    Thu Aug 9, 2018 - 11:27 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has called on the Government to progress the Housing (Homeless Families) Bill in light of reports that up to 8 families were forced to self-acco...
  10. Ryan welcomes NTA commitment to additional service for 101 Bus Éireann route

    Wed Aug 8, 2018 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Party TD for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan TD has welcomed a commitment he has received from the National Transport Authority that a second bus would now be added to the 101X service, due in Balr...
  11. Timelines in rollout of HPV vax to boys must be adhered to

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 - 10:24 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health Spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the decision to start the process of extending the HPV vaccine to boys. Deputy Kelly said:“The announcement that the Minister for Healt...
  12. Sport Ireland must refund Irish Women’s Hockey representational fees

    Sat Aug 4, 2018 - 04:37 pm - Peter Horgan Labour Party Local Area Representative Peter Horgan has called on Sport Ireland to refund all Irish Women’s Hockey Squad members their representational fee of €550 each as a gesture of goodwill th...
  13. CervicalCheck ‘roadblocks’ are entirely of Government’s own making

    Thu Aug 2, 2018 - 11:52 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has criticised the Government for their handling of the Cervical Check scandal.Deputy Kelly said:“Despite assurances from the Taoiseach that cases would no...
  14. Extreme pressure being put on parents getting children back to school.

    Thu Aug 2, 2018 - 10:28 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has reiterated his proposals of State provided school books at no cost to parents and bans on voluntary contributions. This follows toda...
  15. Granny Grant smacks of desperation from Independent Alliance

    Wed Aug 1, 2018 - 02:27 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Party representative for Dún Laoghaire, Deirdre Kingston, has said the proposals for a ‘Granny Grant’ smacks of desperation from the Independent Alliance and it is clear that they do not h...