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  1. Pharma & tech firms have an obligation to promote STEM to young Irish girls

    Mon Feb 11, 2019 - 01:43 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On International Day of Women in Science, Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has said that the many STEM focused multinationals based in Ireland have an obligation to promote ...
  2. Nash tells Commission to hike Minimum Wage to €10.55 per hour

    Sun Feb 10, 2019 - 12:46 pm - Senator Ged Nash The Labour Party has proposed to the Low Pay Commission that the National Minimum Wage for 2019 should be €10.55 per hour this year, rising to €11.25 by 2020, and to link it to 2/3rds of median in...
  3. Howlin reiterates opposition to tobacco

    Sun Feb 10, 2019 - 11:06 am - Brendan Howlin TD In response to the report in today's Sunday Business Post, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin wishes to reiterate his strong opposition to tobacco and the cigarette industry, and the damage it wrecks ...
  4. Labour Party statement on SDLP Partnership vote

    Sat Feb 9, 2019 - 05:19 pm - "The Labour Party is disappointed by the result of the vote today by SDLP delegates to approve a formal partnership with Fianna Fáil."It remains our view that this move represents a precursor to a fu...
  5. Murphy must deliver on 900 social & affordable homes for IGB site

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 03:17 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy to commit to funding the 900 social and affordable housing units that were committed to on the IGB site in his cons...
  6. Health Confidence & Supply Materials and Capital Plan documents must be released

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 12:35 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD reacting to the latest developments in the National Children’s Hospital scandal has called for the Minister for Public Expenditure to make a statement on the...
  7. Another Northside Shooting Death as Justice Minister runs from Debates

    Fri Feb 8, 2019 - 08:49 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin After another shooting death on the Northside, Labour Senator for Dublin Bay North, Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said that the latest incident in Darndale must be a wake up call for the Minister for Justi...
  8. Minutes show officials knew of Children's Hospital overrun since September 2018

    Thu Feb 7, 2019 - 12:15 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that Ministers Harris and Donohoe’s accounts of who knew what and when on the National Children’s Hospital don’t stack up following the ...
  9. Blind Eye Neutrality is the not the reality of Ireland in 2019 - Ryan

    Thu Feb 7, 2019 - 11:48 am - Brendan Ryan TD Brendan Ryan, Labour Spokesperson for Defence has called for Ireland to sign the EU status of forces agreement (S.O.F.A.). The agreements guarantee that Ireland’s neutrality will remain protected wh...
  10. We can end child homelessness; as long as the political will is there.

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 04:41 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan has said that if we are to fulfill the ideals of the Democratic Programme one hundred years after its publication, then we must remove all barrie...
  11. JobPath no longer fit for purpose

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 03:40 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Speech by Labour TD, Deputy Brendan Ryan, in Dáil Éireann, 05/02/2019Remarks on Job PathThe Labour Party will be supporting the Sinn Féin motion tonight.The devastating crash caused by Fianna Fáil...
  12. FG need to change direction on ensuring each child has a fair start

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 03:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Decency, Justice and Equality are Labour’s core values.Today we are talking about what these values mean when it comes to children and young people.When Labour’s leader, Tom Johnson, wrote the 191...
  13. Lack of GP contract just another failure of Fine Gael in Health

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 02:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the Dáil today, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD raised the issue of the ongoing failure of the government to deliver new GP contracts.Speaking today, Deputy Howlin said...
  14. Labour to demand a fair start for every child

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 01:37 pm - Sean Sherlock TD To mark the centenary of the 1st Dáil and the Democratic Programme, a motion will be debated today in Labour Party Private Members Time calling for a fair start for every child.Recognising and emphas...
  15. Ministers have further questions to answer on Children’s Hospital

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 11:50 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said further answers are needed from Simon Harris and Paschal Donohoe on the mismanagement of the National Children’s Hospital overspend.Deputy K...