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  1. No deal Brexit will lead to M1 traffic chaos

    Sat Oct 5, 2019 - 08:59 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Speaking in reaction to the likely effect of a no deal Brexit on Dublin, the Labour Party’s Dáil by-election candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, spoke about the potential for ...
  2. Rainy day fund clearly not working

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 04:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to a report that Paschal Donohoe will not transfer a planned €500 million to the so-called Rainy Day Fund, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that the fund is clearly n...
  3. Job protection should be central to Govt Brexit response

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 02:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin T.D, has said that jobs and the economy must be protected in the event of a hard Brexit.The party launched its Alternative Budget for 2020 this week, with job protec...
  4. Free education and equality at heart of Labour’s costed Education proposals

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 10:52 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party spokesperson for Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that Labour’s Alternative Education budget will tackle back to school costs for families and support those who educat...
  5. Dublin City Council Must Act to Preserve Moore Street Market

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 10:37 am - Joe Costello Reports that traders in Moore Street have written to Dublin City Council stating that they are prepared to relinquish their casual trading licenses on the street are deeply disturbing said Joe Costell...
  6. John Maher selected as Labour's By-Election candidate for Cork North Central

    Fri Oct 4, 2019 - 09:25 am - John Maher The Labour Party has selected Cllr John Maher as it’s By-Election candidate for Cork North Central.Speaking at the event in Cork last night, Cllr Maher said he would be focusing on the key issues of...
  7. Labour unveils Alternative Budget transport plans

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys The Labour Party would cut public transport fares by ten per cent, cap Leap fares outside Dublin, and expand the City Bike scheme.These are just some of the measures unveiled in the party’s Alternat...
  8. Labour would deliver a low carbon economy

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:30 pm - Sean Sherlock TD The Labour Party has always been committed to combatting climate change, while at the same time making sure no one is left behind in the transition to a low carbon economy.Speaking as the party launch...
  9. Budget must deliver more affordable childcare

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:15 pm - Cllr Duncan Smith The Labour Party recognises there is a crisis in the childcare sector and has placed increased supports for parents and workers at the heart of its Alternative Budget for 2020.Unveiling the measures t...
  10. Labour unveils ambitious plans to tackle housing crisis

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:05 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD The Labour Party recognises that the housing and homelessness crisis is one of the biggest issues facing this generation.In it's Alternative Budget for 2020, the party has put forward a fully costed p...
  11. We can build an Equal Society in Budget 2020

    Thu Oct 3, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking at the launch of the Labour Party's Alternative Budget for 2020, Finance and Public Expenditure spokesperson Joan Burton TD said:"Our economy is in much better shape now than it was ten years...
  12. Why is Dept of Justice treating people of Tipp with such disrespect?

    Wed Oct 2, 2019 - 03:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary Alan Kelly has accused ministers in the Department of Justice of treating people of Tipperary and their Gardaí with disrespect.Deputy Kelly said:“Following the decisio...
  13. Urgent response needed from Harris to tackle Limerick Hospital crisis

    Wed Oct 2, 2019 - 11:03 am - The Labour Party Labour TDs for the Mid-West region, Jan O’Sullivan and Alan Kelly have called for urgent and emergency measures to deal with the over-crowding crisis in University Hospital Limerick.Deputy Kelly, th...
  14. Department must clarify statement on Oughterard

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 07:02 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary, Alan Kelly TD has called on the Department of Justice to clarify their language in their statement on Oughterard.Deputy Kelly said:“The statement released by the Depar...
  15. People in Fingal need change from failed ideas of FG and FF

    Tue Oct 1, 2019 - 06:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the selection convention for Cllr Duncan Smith, running as Labour’s candidate in Dublin Fingal in the upcoming by-election, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, spoke about...