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  1. Labour publishes Economic and Fiscal Policy proposals

    Sat Jan 25, 2020 - 10:35 am - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of Labour’s Economic and Fiscal Policy, the Labour spokesperson on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Joan Burton, said that Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were seeking to dr...
  2. Manifesto proposals will increase inequality

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 06:58 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to today’s launch of the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil’s manifestos, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin, said that both parties were trying to buy votes while causing...
  3. Statement on the death of Seamus Mallon

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 05:41 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, this evening expressed his deep sadness at the passing of Seamus Mallon.Brendan Howlin said:“On my behalf, and on behalf of all members of the Labour Party, I wi...
  4. Labour signs up to anti-racism election protocol

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 12:51 pm - Joan Burton TD Proposes to introduce a New Irish policy and tackle online harassmentToday Joan Burton, Labour candidate for Dublin West, one of the most diverse constituencies in the country, signed the Anti-Racism ...
  5. Labour calls for Public Childcare Scheme

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 11:44 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Better pay for childcare workers and lower costs for providers also among key proposals.The Labour Party has today published our proposals for a public childcare scheme for working parents, alongside ...
  6. Labour Public Childcare Scheme to help working parents

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 10:28 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour candidate for Dublin Fingal Cllr Duncan Smith has said the Labour Party’s plans for a public childcare scheme would significantly reduce childcare costs for families.The Labour Party launched...
  7. Board minutes lead to fresh NCH concerns

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 - 09:03 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson. Alan Kelly TD has described reported delays to the National Children’s Hospital as startling.Deputy Kelly said:“I’m not surprised to read in today’s newspapers that...
  8. Costello launches election campaign in Dublin Central

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 - 07:23 pm - Joe Costello Speaking at his campaign launch in the Brian Boru, Hedigan’s Public House, Joe Costello said he was confident that he would be returned to Dáil Éireann as Dublin Central had increased from three t...
  9. Labour will introduce a radical range of policies to take action on Climate

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 - 12:47 pm - The Labour Party Today in Cork the Labour Party published its climate action plans.Speaking at the launch Brendan Howlin said:“At national and local level Labour is proud to have been to the fore on progressing clim...
  10. Labour's rent plan an obvious choice for young people

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 01:59 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth has described the Labour Party’s housing policy as the “most credible of any party”.Labour Youth member and renter Hazel Gavigan said:“Labour’s core policies to support renters ...
  11. Increase in funding for DEIS schools needed

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 12:49 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said the capitation grant for DEIS schools needs to be increased by at least 50%.This comes as a report in the Irish Examiner shows that ...
  12. Time to give Renters a break

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 10:53 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Freeze and cap rents – introduce a rent to buy schemeThe Labour Party has published our plans to give renters a break and is proposing to re-introduce a rent-to-buy scheme for those seeking to get o...
  13. Peter Casey’s message of division and hate is not welcome in Dublin West

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 09:41 am - Joan Burton TD Peter Casey’s message of division and hate is not welcome in Dublin West says former Tanaiste and Labour Candidate Joan Burton Joan said:"Like any other citizen Peter Casey has every right to put hi...
  14. Labour will make grooming children by criminal gangs a specific offence

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 - 08:32 am - Brendan Howlin TD The Labour Party will make the grooming, recruitment or direction of children by criminal gangs a specific offence, penalised by lengthy jail sentences.Speaking today Labour Party leader Brendan Howli...
  15. Moynihan welcomes DCC Iveagh Markets planning decision

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 - 05:40 pm - Rebecca Moynihan Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin South Central, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has welcomed the Dublin City Council decision to throw out the planning application for the Iveagh Market...