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  1. Minister Bruton Should Support Opposition Party's Legislation on Climate Action.

    Fri Jan 4, 2019 - 12:04 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson for Climate Action Sean Sherlock TD, has called on Minister Bruton to take greater action on Climate Change and support opposition party's legislation already before the Dail. De...
  2. Revenue Surplus Should Be Used To Deliver First Class Public Services

    Thu Jan 3, 2019 - 04:06 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance Spokesperson, Joan Burton TD, has welcomed the Exchequer surplus but has said this Government is squandering the hard-won recovery by failing to invest in essential public services.Depu...
  3. As Irish nurses go back abroad, pay inequality must end

    Wed Jan 2, 2019 - 02:17 pm - Alan Kelly TD As many Irish nurses who returned home for the Christmas season return to England, Dubai and Australia, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly said pay equality must be high on the Government’...
  4. Ross must reconsider his abandonment of cyclist safety

    Wed Jan 2, 2019 - 01:40 pm - Peter Horgan Labour Cork City representative Peter Horgan has slammed the decision by Shane Ross to abandon plans to protect cyclists in law with the minimum passing distance legislation that he had promised.Mr Ho...
  5. 2019 must be the year of the living wage

    Tue Jan 1, 2019 - 01:15 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour Spokesperson on Employment Affairs, Senator Ged Nash, has called on the government to make 2019 the year of the Living Wage. The rapid increase in the cost of living over the last four years wa...
  6. Labour Party Chair calls for flexibility on retirement and re-introduction of State Pension (Transition) at 65

    Mon Dec 31, 2018 - 01:42 pm - Jack O'Connor The Chairperson of the Labour Party, Jack O’Connor, is calling on the Government to  re-introduce the State Pension, (Transition), for workers who have to leave their employment because they have a...
  7. Legacy of Hume must be respected and preserved

    Mon Dec 31, 2018 - 12:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour will support those who continue to fly the flag of Labour politics and social democracy in Northern Ireland.Reacting to the latest indication of a possible alliance between parts of the SDLP an...
  8. Government must secure more ferry links for Hard Brexit Scenario

    Sat Dec 29, 2018 - 02:33 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Reacting to the news that the UK will commit over £100m chartering ferries in preparation for a no deal Brexit, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has called on the Irish Government to immediately...
  9. Gov approach to Brexit needs to be less wait-and-see and more strategic

    Thu Dec 20, 2018 - 11:31 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has reacted to the Government’s contingency plan for the UK leaving the EU on 29th March with no agreement.Deputy Howlin said:“The Government has at last pu...
  10. Minister's stunt hardly an example for motorists.

    Thu Dec 20, 2018 - 10:18 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson for Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys has criticised the Minister for Transport following the RSA call for the Minister to remove the dangerously placed sleigh, branded with hi...
  11. Legislation on CervicalCheck Tribunal must be New Year priority

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 06:13 pm - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to the Minister for Health’s announcement that there will be a statutory tribunal into claims from CervicalCheck, Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD has said that legislation ar...
  12. Pioneering reforms on precarious work will transform lives

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 06:06 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has said that the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2018 which passed in the Dáil this evening will transform the lives and living standards of tens of thousands of workers ...
  13. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on post- European Council Statements 19-12-2018

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 02:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Many important discussions took place at the EU Council meeting last week.There are a host of policies that need to be advanced. On economic policy, we need the next seven-year financial framework an...
  14. Kinnegad should be granted a Secondary School

    Wed Dec 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, Willie Penrose, T.D. has called on the Minster or Education grant funding for a second level school to serve Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath. Deputy Penrose said:  " ...
  15. Harris must be clear about progress of all health capital projects

    Tue Dec 18, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Minister Simon Harris must explain what is being cut out of the Health capital budget because of the Children’s Hospital overspend.Depu...