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  1. Juliet O'Connell to run for Labour in Dun Laoghaire

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 04:27 pm - Cllr Juliet O'Connell The Labour Party has confirmed that Cllr Juliet O’Connell will run for the party in Dun Laoghaire in the upcoming General Election.Juliet is a first-time General Election candidate who reclaimed a c...
  2. Sneaky rate rise in Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme shows Govt out of touch with housing reality

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 02:00 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Responding to revelations that interest rates under the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme have risen, Labour Limerick TD and spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan TD said:“I am appalled that t...
  3. FG Jobs Claim is Deceptive

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 12:38 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party, has said that Fine Gael is claiming credit for creating new jobs even though Brexit will cause a slow down in job growth as well as loss of jobs in certain ...
  4. More investment needed for crime prevention programmes

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 10:35 am - Andrew Montague Labour candidate for Dublin North-West, Andrew Montague has called for more investment in needed for crime prevention programmes.Mr Montague said:“Drug dealing, violent crime, burglary and antisocia...
  5. Real solutions needed to tackle crime on the Northside

    Thu Jan 16, 2020 - 10:33 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay-North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that there needs to be a Mulvey-style commission to tackle serious crime on the Northside of Dublin.Senator...
  6. Prominent Health campaigners support Kelly’s re-election campaign

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 04:10 pm - The Labour Party Labour Party Health spokesperson and General Election candidate for Tipperary, Alan Kelly, has received the endorsements of two prominent health campaigners, Vicky Phelan and John Wall.Deputy Kelly sa...
  7. Annie Hoey to run for Labour in Meath East

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 04:07 pm - Cllr Annie Hoey The Labour Party has selected Cllr Annie Hoey to run as its candidate for the General Election in Meath East.Ms. Hoey was elected to Meath County Council in 2019 and is a former president of the Union...
  8. Delay and Indecision on housing for Glass Bottle site must be addressed

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 10:39 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin joined Dublin Bay South candidate, Senator Kevin Humphreys, at the Glass Bottle site in Ringsend this morning, to highlight the failure of the Fine Gael Housing Mini...
  9. Proper investment needed for Fingal

    Wed Jan 15, 2020 - 07:19 am - Cllr Duncan Smith Labour General Election candidate for Dublin Fingal, Cllr Duncan Smith, has said the people of Fingal have been let down by under investment in the region which is having a negative impact on resident...
  10. Minister must act to sort out Electoral Register

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 03:24 pm - Brendan Howlin TD MURPHY MUST ISSUE INSTRUCTIONS TO ENSURE UNIFORM AND LEGAL VOTER REGISTRATION PROCEDURESLabour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has called on the Minister for Local Government to fix the problems with the ...
  11. Real solutions needed to fix Housing Crisis

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 12:05 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Limerick TD and spokesperson on housing, Jan O’Sullivan, has said it is time for real solutions to fix the housing crisis.Deputy O’Sullivan said:“The failure of this Government to get a h...
  12. Ivana Bacik to be Labour Director of Elections for General Election

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 11:02 am - The Labour Party Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has appointed Senator Ivana Bacik as Director of Elections for the upcoming General Election.Commenting on her appointment, Senator Bacik said:“Across the count...
  13. Follow up CervicalCheck appointment delays worrying

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 08:15 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called delays to follow up CervicalCheck appointments as extremely worrying.This comes as media reports detailing 1,500 women have had issues getti...
  14. Mulvey-style Commission urgently needed on Northside following Coolock incident

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 - 07:43 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party General Election candidate for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said the latest discovery of a body in Coolock is very distressing and has reiterated his call for a Northside ...
  15. Minister must act on Electoral Register concerns

    Mon Jan 13, 2020 - 09:22 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Planning and Local Government Jan O'Sullivan TD has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act without delay to address the potential disenfranchisement of thousands of vo...