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  1. Labour Women and Labour Youth welcome official repeal of the 8th amendment

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 10:16 am - Labour Women Labour Women and Labour Youth have welcomed the official repeal of the 8th Amendment.Commenting Labour Youth chair Chloe Manahan said"Now there is no official legal impediment we are calling on govern...
  2. Home Loan Scheme isn't working - Rent to Buy scheme needed

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 - 08:10 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Speaking in response to difficulty many people are having in qualifying for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme, Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan TD spoke about the need to make the sche...
  3. Howlin expresses sympathy at death of former Labour TD William (Billy) Murphy

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 07:12 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has expressed his sympathy to the family, friends and constituents of former Labour Party TD for Cork West, William (Billy) Murphy.Deputy Howlin said:"William or ...
  4. Time to address pay of Section 39 workers

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:39 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has said it is beyond time that the Minister for Public Expenditure responded to the concerns of Section 39 workers.Deputy Burton said:"The Government is boasti...
  5. Fast-track Police reforms says Sherlock

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:32 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Justice spokesperson Sean Sherlock TD has welcomed the common sense and practical proposals on policing and has said:"A comprehensive roadmap of reforms for policing in Ireland has been publish...
  6. Extend HPV vax to boys ASAP

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 03:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has welcomed the rise in the uptake of the HPV vaccine and has called on the HSE to move quickly to end the HPV vaccine to young boys.Deputy Kelly said...
  7. DCC must CPO Player Wills site

    Tue Sep 18, 2018 - 12:46 pm - Rebecca Moynihan, Cllr Labour General Election candidate for Dublin South Central, Councillor Rebecca Moynihan, has said the Minister for Housing and the Land Development Agency must support Dublin City Council to buy the P...
  8. Minister Murphy needs to regulate for all short term lets

    Sun Sep 16, 2018 - 03:31 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Housing to expand proposed regulations on Airbnb to all short term let websites operating in Ireland.Commenting today Senator Humphreys sa...
  9. Opening Address by Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD to Party Away Day 2018

    Sun Sep 16, 2018 - 02:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Opening Address by Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD to Party Away Day 2018D Hotel, Drogheda, Co LouthGood afternoon,And thank you all for being here today.Over the course of today and tomorrow, ...
  10. A decade on from Lehman bankruptcy FG making wrong choices for Ireland

    Sat Sep 15, 2018 - 01:40 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD, speaking on the ten year anniversary of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Lehman's Brothers said:"On the 15th September 2008 the world changed when Lehman's Brot...
  11. Delays for cancer patients in Galway and North West unacceptable

    Sat Sep 15, 2018 - 01:29 pm - Niall McNelis, Cllr Galway Mayor Cllr Niall McNelis has called on the Minister for Health to close the funding gap in capital investment for health services spending to ensure an essential cancer treatment unit is delive...
  12. Máiría Cahill has been an inspiration to everyone committed to values of transparency and fairness

    Fri Sep 14, 2018 - 02:44 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has today commended the bravery of Máiría Cahill and called on the PSNI to work to deliver justice for her and all other victims of sexual abuse at the hands of the republ...
  13. Fine Gael's housing proposal is just old wine in new bottles

    Thu Sep 13, 2018 - 04:44 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on housing Jan O’Sullivan has today described government's plan for housing as "old wine in new bottles”Commenting today O’Sullivan said:“Today's announcement from governme...
  14. Ó Ríordáin welcomes Bord Pleanála decision on St.Anne's

    Thu Sep 13, 2018 - 11:23 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party representative for Dublin Bay North, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse permission for a development on St. Paul’s land adjacent to ...
  15. Government failing on regional development, says Howlin during visit to Galway

    Wed Sep 12, 2018 - 03:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking as part of a two-day visit to Galway, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin addressed some of the needs of the city and county.Deputy Howlin said"It was put to me recently that even if the IDA f...