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  1. Brexit is a tragedy not a farce

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 07:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Keynote Address by Brendan Howlin, Leader of the Labour Party at  public meeting on Brexit, 21st March, 2018Good evening.It is a pleasure to welcome you all here to the Gresham Hotel to discuss the i...
  2. The 8th Amendment is barbaric, insensitive & goes against all common decency - Kelly

    Wed Mar 21, 2018 - 10:05 am - Alan Kelly TD For me, repealing the eighth amendment is about trusting women. It is also about trusting men. I might also say that it is about trusting the electorate and legislators. That is what we are here to do...
  3. Speech by Brendan Howlin on Referendum Bill to repeal the 8th amendment

    Tue Mar 20, 2018 - 07:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD “Our Opportunity to change an Amendment that fulfilled the worst fears of those who opposed it and never fulfilled the dreams of those that supported it”Speech by Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the ...
  4. Speech by Aodhán Ó Ríordáin to Irish Stand, Riverside Church, NYC

    Sat Mar 17, 2018 - 12:00 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Speaking at tonight’s ‘Irish Stand’ event in the iconic Riverside Church in New York City, Labour Party Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has condemned Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s invitation to Presi...
  5. Dáil statement by Joan Burton on the Eighth Amendment Referendum Bill

    Fri Mar 9, 2018 - 04:51 pm - Joan Burton TD Cuirim fáilte roimh an mBille seo chun Airteagal 40 den Bhunreacht a leasú agus téacs nua a chur ann ionas gur féidir socrú a dhéanamh le dlí chun foirceannadh toirchis a rialáil.  Beidh cead...
  6. Dáil statement by Jan O'Sullivan TD on the Eighth Amendment Referendum Bill

    Fri Mar 9, 2018 - 03:10 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Aontaím leis an Teachta McDonald go bhfuil sé ceart an cheist seo a chur ar mhuintir na hÉireann arís.  Tá an t-am tagtha.  Tá mé cinnte nach é Bunreacht na hÉireann an áit cheart don ábh...
  7. Credit Unions have served Ireland well

    Thu Mar 8, 2018 - 07:50 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Speech by Séan Sherlock TD in the Dail debate on the report on the 'Review of the Credit Union Sector with specific reference to the Credit Union Advisory Committee Review of Implementation of the Re...
  8. Contribution to Dáil Statements on Northern Ireland

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 - 08:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Check against delivery 7th March 2018As of this time last year there were 37,611 people on the housing waiting list in Northern Ireland.23,694 deemed to be in housing stress.11,889 of those are deemed...
  9. Labour Bill to ban Bogus Self Employment passes second stage in the Seanad

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Senator Ged Nash Speech by Labour Senator Ged Nash on the second stage passage of the Labour Party's Protection of Employment (Measures to Counter False Self Employment) Bill 2018.Seanad Éireann, February 28thEmploym...
  10. We must cut out the nonsense for suckler cow farmers

    Thu Feb 22, 2018 - 11:42 am - Willie Penrose TD I will concentrate on the importance of the Mercosur negotiations. If their outcome and that of Brexit are not successful from our perspective, it is conceivable that our beef industry will be obliter...
  11. Statement by Labour Party spokesperson on Housing and Local Government, Jan O'Sullivan TD on the National Planning Framework

    Wed Feb 21, 2018 - 03:28 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Dáil Éireann, February 21st, 2018CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYPage 16 of the 177-page-long National Planning Framework has a section entitled Learning from the Past and it refers to the 2002 National Plann...
  12. Speech by Willie Penrose TD on the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017

    Thu Feb 15, 2018 - 11:51 am - Willie Penrose TD On behalf of the Labour Party, I welcome the opportunity to contribute on Second Stage of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017. Like the Minister, I acknowledge the commitment, drive an...
  13. Speech by Jan O'Sullivan TD on Labour's Online Harassment Bill

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYJoni O’Sullivan is the mother of a 17-year-old girl who attempted suicide twice because of on-line bullying.  Joni took the brave decision to go public, first on Facebook and ...
  14. Labour Bill to outlaw revenge porn

    Wed Jan 31, 2018 - 03:55 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I believe the internet is a public space.And I believe that, as with all public spaces, our people deserve protection there.Some will disagree - some see the internet as a great libertarian or anarchi...
  15. Advancing the cause of Working People

    Sat Jan 27, 2018 - 03:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD to the Labour Trade Unionist ConferenceSaturday 27th January 2018, Wynn's Hotel, Dublin 1.Check against delivery.Since I became Leader we have engaged ...