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Young people’s opinions sought on the future of Ireland

The Labour Party is looking for submissions from young people all over Ireland on our project to rewrite the ‘Democratic Programme’ for the 21 st Century.  // What are the guiding principles ...

Time to separate Church and State in Education

Originally published on the Journal.ie, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin writes asking, if the constitution is the problem, then the models previously used such as the Citizens' Assembly should be utilis...

Apply for the 2018 Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

Now in its third year, the Labour Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour Group on Dublin Corporation who was killed in the 1916 Easter Rising,...

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Residential Tenancies Bill could do so much more to keep people in their homes

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - 05:48 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan TD, speaking in the Dáil on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, called it a missed opportunity to make real change to the insecurity facing s...

Plan needed to make teaching more attractive to grads

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - 05:17 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Reacting to results of a survey into staff recruitment by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland Labour Party education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the government to take measures to m...

IDA investment in Marlinstown needed now

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - 03:33 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Deputy Willie Penrose, has again raised the issue of the need for greater IDA investment in Westmeath. Deputy Penrose said:"I have once again raised the issue o...

Pembro announcement welcome

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - 02:42 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has welcomed news that costs associated with the drug Pembro for cervical cancer patients will now be funded by the State.Deputy Kelly said:“I am delig...

Statement by Labour LGBT on the RTÉ PrimeTime programme airing this evening on Trans Youth.

Tue Jan 22, 2019 - 06:48 pm - Labour Lgbt Labour LGBT are concerned the producers of the RTÉ PrimeTime programme airing this evening have decided to go ahead with a programme on Trans Youth, despite the clear calls not to do so by those who ...

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