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  1. Montague welcomes award for Strive Ballymun

    Wed Oct 23, 2019 - 03:47 pm - Andrew Montague Labour spokesperson on Community Affairs, Andrew Montague has welcomed the recognition given to Strive Ballymun where they will receive the Public Protection award from the Confederation of European P...
  2. Howlin concern at double jobs blow in under 48 hours

    Wed Oct 23, 2019 - 12:04 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed serious concern about the major job losses announced in the South-West in the past 48 hours at Novartis and Molex.Deputy Howlin, who raised the iss...
  3. Moynihan appalled at brazen attack on tourists

    Wed Oct 23, 2019 - 11:53 am - Rebecca Moynihan Labour Councillor in Dublin's South West Inner-City Rebecca Moynihan has expressed her shock at the appalling attack on two tourists near the Guinness Storehouse.Cllr Moynihan said: “Like anyon...
  4. 13% increase in October trolley numbers is a worrying trend for winter months

    Wed Oct 23, 2019 - 10:55 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said Minister Harris needs to make it his business to publish the Winter Initiative this week.Deputy Kelly said:“While Brexit and other issues ha...
  5. Novartis Job Losses Huge Shock for Cork Pharma Sector

    Wed Oct 23, 2019 - 07:45 am - Sean Sherlock TD Cork T.D. Seán Sherlock said the decision by Novartis to half the number of jobs at their Ringaskiddy Plant is a ‘hammer blow’ for the Cork region and following the Movil announcement in Shannon ...
  6. Molex workers collateral damage in US China Trade War

    Tue Oct 22, 2019 - 04:11 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the announcement that up to 500 jobs will go at Molex Ireland in Shannon by the end of 2020, Labour TD for Limerick Jan O’Sullivan said:“This news is a devastating blow to the hundreds...
  7. Public money demands public ownership of Broadband

    Tue Oct 22, 2019 - 11:50 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour seeks publicly owned broadband network - We are not so much selling the family silver as paying someone to take it off our hands says Sherlock.Labour Communications spokesperson Seán Sherlock ...
  8. Explanation needed from Tusla on whistleblower treatment

    Mon Oct 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson Seán Sherlock has called on Tusla to explain the treatment of a whistleblower whose employment was terminated despite it being recommended that they rem...
  9. Lack of decent bus service for Stepaside area must be addressed

    Sat Oct 19, 2019 - 08:30 am - Cllr Lettie McCarthy  Labour Cllr Lettie McCarthy has said the ongoing failure of the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to address the terrible bus service for Stepaside, Kilternan, Glenamuck and Carrickmines must be...
  10. Howlin follows Varadkar comments with repeated call for supplementary budget - pensioners should be first winners from prospective Brexit Deal

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 05:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has repeated his call for pensioners and welfare recipients to be the first beneficiaries of a prospective Brexit deal.Deputy Howlin made his remarks following the Taoisea...
  11. O'Sullivan concern over rising level of child homelessness

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 01:04 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson and Limerick TD Jan O’Sullivan has expressed serious concern at the rising number of children who are becoming homeless or are at risk of homelessness.It comes after the ...
  12. Johnson Deal Least Worst Option but Risks Fuelling Tension in Northern Ireland

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 10:48 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s Westminster vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that there is a real risk th...
  13. If Brexit deal passes Govt must revisit Budget 2020

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 06:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the draft Brexit deal agreed between the Barnier team and the British government, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on Leo Varadkar to introduce a ...
  14. Govt has room to improve on retrofitting

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 02:45 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD Joan Burton has said called on the Government to address the skills shortage in the retrofitting of homes through creating apprenticeships, training and job opportunities.Deputy Burton raise...
  15. Brexit discussed at EU Labour leaders' meeting in Brussels- Howlin

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 02:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking after the meeting of Party of European Socialists (PES) Prime Ministers and party leaders in Brussels, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, spoke about the strong messages comin...