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  1. Extending HPV vaccine to boys is common sense

    Fri Dec 7, 2018 - 11:02 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has welcomed the recommendation by HIQA to extend the HPV vaccine to boys.Deputy Kelly said:“The decision by HIQA to extend the HPV vaccine to boys is mos...
  2. Labour Leader to attend PES Congress in Lisbon

    Fri Dec 7, 2018 - 10:51 am - Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD will this weekend be attending the Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in Lisbon from Friday 7th to Saturday 8thDecember where Frans Timmermans, t...
  3. Government should stop delaying progress on Climate Action legislation

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 04:54 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator, Ivana Bacik, has called on Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance to stop delaying the progression of pieces of legislation put forward by opposition parties designed to compact climat...
  4. Minister Flanagan should implement the recommendations of the Murry Report.

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson for Justice, Sean Sherlock TD, has called on Minister Flanagan to act swiftly and implement the recommendations of the Murry Report. Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said:"The Hig...
  5. Ministers are playing lip service to Climate Change.

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 02:39 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Climate Action, Sean Sherlock TD is responding to the Annual Transition Statements in the Dáil. Deputy Sherlock raised the lack of urgency that seems to be the hallmark of this...
  6. We must prepare to give UK more time on Withdrawal Agreement

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 01:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the developments this week in the UK, Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD spoke about the need for Ireland and the EU to prepare to give the UK more time to complete ...
  7. Conscientious objection does not equate to an abandonment of patients

    Thu Dec 6, 2018 - 10:41 am - Joan Burton TD Labour TD Joan Burton, speaking in Dail Éireann on the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018, has argued that while conscientious objection is a right which must be recognised, so...
  8. LABOUR COUNCILLORS CALL FOR ADVANCEMENT OF SOCIAL HOUSING ON SHANKILL SITE

    Wed Dec 5, 2018 - 07:21 pm - Deirdre Kingston, Cllr Labour Councillors Deirdre Kingston, Denis O Callaghan, and Carrie Smyth have called on the Council to advance the social housing element of the Shanganagh Urban Village Scheme on Council owned lands ...
  9. Minister for Health should give women certainty on Pembro

    Wed Dec 5, 2018 - 02:52 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Health Minister to ensure that Pembro is available to all Cervical Cancer patients who are eligible to take the drug as soon as possible.De...
  10. We need real action on tenants rights

    Wed Dec 5, 2018 - 11:59 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing Jan O'Sullivan TD, has reiterated her call for a rent register to be introduced, following the publication of the Threshold Annual Report, 2018Speaking today Deputy O'Su...
  11. Statement from Seán Sherlock TD on the Annual Transition Statement 2018

    Tue Dec 4, 2018 - 04:36 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD Seán Sherlock has reacted to the Government’s Annual Transition Statement:“The annual transition statement is disconcerting in how it depicts a lot of positive action without stating cl...
  12. No jobs on a dead planet

    Tue Dec 4, 2018 - 02:52 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Climate Action Committee Member Seán Sherlock TD has called on the Government to engage with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions on the essential need for a Just Transition to tackle climate change im...
  13. Cork Commuters deserve addition December services.

    Tue Dec 4, 2018 - 02:49 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour TD for Cork Seán Sherlock has called on Irish Rail to expand sessional late night services to commuter routes in Cork for the Christmas season.  Commenting today Deputy Sherlock said: "At ...
  14. Treatment of staff and students by Grafton College a disgrace

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 04:04 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the government to fast-track the Qualifications and Quality Assurance Bill, in light of the overnight closure of yet another English language college. Com...
  15. Labour Youth elect new Chairperson and Executive Committee

    Mon Dec 3, 2018 - 03:58 pm - Labour Youth Ireland’s fastest growing youth movement, Labour Youth has this weekend elected a new Chairperson, Patrick Ahern, following a successful three day conference in County Wexford.Speaking after being e...