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  1. Government proposal on Digital Age of Consent at 13 now redundant

    Wed Apr 25, 2018 - 10:31 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Sean Sherlock TD has said that the announcement by Whatsapp that it would raise the minimum age from 13 to 16 shows that the Government's proposal is...
  2. Disregard of Centenary of Anti-Conscription Strike further evidence of drift from positive neutrality

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 08:00 pm - Jack O'Connor Government’s complete disregard of today’s Centenary of the Anti-Conscription Strike further evidence of drift from Irelands traditional policy of positive neutrality.Speaking at a Labour Party ev...
  3. Labour to host roundtable discussion in Dublin on shaping ‘A New Republic’

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Alex White, Cllr The Labour Party will host the first in a series of roundtable discussions in Dublin tomorrow as part of a nationwide project to draft and publish a new Democratic Programme for Ireland.The party inte...
  4. Anti-conscription strike saved thousands of lives

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 04:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD On the centenary of the anti-conscription strike of 1918, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has highlighted the historic significance of the events that occurred a century ago today that led to th...
  5. Care compassion and choice needed

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 03:14 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking in advance of her public meeting on repealing the 8th amendment on Monday night in Castleknock, former Tánaiste and Labour TD for Dublin West Joan Burton TD has called for care, compassion a...
  6. Time for action on 'voluntary' contributions and capitation grants

    Mon Apr 23, 2018 - 11:41 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Education spokesperson, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said parents shouldn’t be forced to pick up the tab for Government cutbacks when it comes to educating their children.It comes as th...
  7. An Post must go back to the drawing board

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Joe Costello Speaking after statements and interviews from An Post in recent days, Labour spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello said:"There are too many contradictions in the policy statements emanating...
  8. Labour TD Jan O'Sullivan refers removal of posters to the Gardaí

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 02:04 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party TD for Limerick City, Jan O’Sullivan has referred the removal of Labour Party posters on the Referendum to Repeal the Eighth to the Gardaí in Limerick City.This comes as Deputy O’Sul...
  9. Labour wants Digital Age of Consent set at 16

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 02:03 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party Justice Spokesperson Seán Sherlock has reiterated that the Labour Party supports, and will seek to set the digital age of consent at 16, and will bring forward amendments to achieve that...
  10. Arts community should not be afraid to address political issues

    Sun Apr 22, 2018 - 12:13 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Ahead of tomorrow’s painting over of the Maser ‘Repeal the Eighth’ mural, Labour spokesperson on Community Arts and Dublin City Councillor, Rebecca Moynihan, has questioned the legal basis for t...
  11. Cllr Jane Horgan Jones appointed as Labour Director of Elections for Referendum

    Sat Apr 21, 2018 - 12:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin warns against complacency.On the recommendation of Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, Cllr Jane Horgan Jones was appointed as the Director of Elections for the Referendum campaign t...
  12. Charities Regulator have questions to answer on removal of Repeal mural

    Fri Apr 20, 2018 - 05:16 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour Party spokesperson on Community Arts, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has said that the removal of the Maser Repeal the 8th mural at the Project Arts Centre is an affront to democracy and freedom ...
  13. Repealing the 8th Amendment is a workers’ rights issue

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 03:36 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party spokesperson on Employment and Workers’ Rights, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the Irish Congress of Trade Unions highlighting how important repealing the eighth amendment is for workin...
  14. State needs to speed up delivery of social housing

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 - 11:23 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD, has said the State needs to increase its social housing targets and not continue to rely so heavily on the private sector to provide social and aff...
  15. ESRI report confirms minimum wage hikes do not cost jobs

    Wed Apr 18, 2018 - 01:47 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment and Social Affairs spokesperson, Senator Ged Nash, has welcomed the publication of ESRI research commissioned by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) which confirms that the 50 cent an...