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  1. Penrose calls for Killucan Station to be reopened

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 02:18 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose TD has asked the Minister for Rural and Community Affairs, Michael Ring, to make funds available through the Rural Regeneration Fund to reopen Kil...
  2. Kingston welcomes Tusla's review of domestic violence accommodation

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 10:36 am - Cllr Deirdre Kingston, Local Candidate Labour Spokesperson for Equality, Cllr. Deirdre Kingston has welcomed the extension of Tulsa's review of the numbers of refuge spaces needed for domestic abuse victims. Cllr. Kingston said;"I wel...
  3. Humphreys welcomes announcement of homes for Poolbeg West

    Thu Apr 11, 2019 - 09:27 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has welcomed the news that An Bord Pleanála has approved a proposed housing development for Poolbeg West and has called on Minister Murphy to expedite th...
  4. Dominic Hannigan responds to Peter Casey announcement

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 04:55 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European Election candidate in the Midlands North West constituency, has issued the following statement in response to Peter Casey’s announcement today (10.04....
  5. We must provide employment opportunities for our young people

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 03:16 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan expresses concern at youth unemployment figures Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, responded to new employment figures published at yesterday’s ‘Future of Work...
  6. Hannigan calls on bank bosses to guarantee ATM services in rural areas

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 02:46 pm - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate - Communities need reassurance after spate of robberies –Labour candidate for the Midlands – North West, Dominic Hannigan, today urged the CEOs of the main retail banks to give a commitment to rur...
  7. Labour wants the State to build 80,000 homes over five years

    Wed Apr 10, 2019 - 01:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour’s motion before the Dáil today calls for a fundamental shift in the approach of the Government’s housing policy. Labour spokesperson on housing, planning and local government, Jan O’Sull...
  8. PWC report confirms Children's Hospital report will rise above €1.73bn

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 03:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee has said that the PWC report into the National Childrens’ Hospital vindicates predictions that costs of the pro...
  9. Delay in Redevelopment Prevents Phibsoborough Reaching It's True Potential as a Thriving Urban Village 

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 01:06 pm - Joe Costello Labour Spokesperson on Urban Regeneration, Joe Costello, has described as 'very disappointing' the news of possibility that the redevelopment of Phibsoborough Shopping Centre may not go ahead.&nb...
  10. 631 people on trolleys in April is completely unacceptable

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 10:53 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has described the fact that there are 631 patients waiting on a hospital bed today as unacceptable.This comes as the INMO have confirmed that over 631 ...
  11. Young voters must use their vote and have their say on European policy

    Tue Apr 9, 2019 - 10:22 am - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Sheila Nunan urges young constituents to vote in upcoming local and European elections. Ireland South European election candidate, Sheila Nunan, has spoken of the need to involve young voters in Europ...
  12. Racism and Xenophobia has no place in Irish politics

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the threat of racism and xenophobia in Irish politics, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on all political parties to publicly pledge to refuse any coali...
  13. Labour launches Our Vision for Cork

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 12:36 pm - The Labour Party Today in Cork, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin was joined by our five first time candidates for Cork City Council to launch ‘Our Vision for Cork’ along with our Euro candidate for Ireland South...
  14. Dominic Hannigan calls for ban on gay conversion programmes

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 11:48 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Dominic Hannigan, the Labour Party’s European Election candidate in the Midlands North West constituency, has called for a ban on gay conversion programmes in Ireland.Mr. Hannigan – one of the fir...
  15. LGBTQ people should be protected from so called 'conversion therapy'

    Mon Apr 8, 2019 - 11:27 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has described as 'alarming' the reports that LGBTQ “conversion” materials and programmes are being offered in Ireland. Senator Bacik is a co-spo...