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  1. Labour will strive for best outcomes from brexit dangers

    Sun Nov 4, 2018 - 10:38 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of the Labour Party Conference’s panel discussion on Brexit, involving Claire Hanna MLA (SDLP), Stephen Pound MP (UK Labour), Loraine Mulligan (Labour), Dominic Hannigan (Labour)...
  2. A New Republic - keynote address to Labour Party Conference 2018

    Sat Nov 3, 2018 - 08:45 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Wexford last year, Now Dublin.The last Wexford-Dublin fixture I was at, Wexford did some lovely hurling, with 22 points over Dublin’s 2 goals, 14.But, I’m willing to concede a small victory to Dub...
  3. Kelly presents Labour Women's Jo Cox award to victims of Cervical Check scandal

    Sat Nov 3, 2018 - 11:35 am - Alan Kelly TD At the annual Labour Party Conference, Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD, presented Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh with Lab...
  4. Persecution of the LGBT+ community in Tanzania must be condemned by Ireland

    Sat Nov 3, 2018 - 09:42 am - Brendan Howlin TD Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has condemned the call from Tanzanian regional governor, Paul Makonda, for 'suspected homosexuals' to be reported to his office in order for them to be a...
  5. Labour’s vision of a better Ireland - A New Republic

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 07:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Opening Remarks to Conference, Friday, 2nd November 2018I want to open my remarks with a few words of thanks.I’d like to thank the our hard working staff and the many volunteers,who I know have put ...
  6. Fragmentation on Left will gift FG/FF “axis of the Right” a continuing monopoly of power - O'Connor

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 06:00 pm - Jack O'Connor In his opening Address to the Labour Party Conference, Labour Party Chair Jack O Connor said that the fragmentation of the democratic Left would gift the Fine Gael/ Fianna Fail “axis of the Right”...
  7. Minister's response to Illness Benefit Crisis is Shocking

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 02:31 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Social Protection, Sen. Ged Nash has said:”The Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection’s response to Illness Benefits payment fiasco has been shocking.”She...
  8. Health Committee should invite authors of the "Health Inequalities in Europe" report to address the Oireachtas Health committee

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 12:01 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Health Spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called for the chair of the Oireachtas Committee to invite the authors of the "Health Inequalities in Europe" report to address the Oireachtas Health comm...
  9. EU Equal Pay Day 2018 – time for the Government to act on the Gender Pay Gap

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 10:23 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Last month, the Seanad passed all stages of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap) Information Bill 2017, a Private Members Bill initiated by the Labour group in the Seanad.Th...
  10. The local community is shocked by man's killing in Athy

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 10:06 am - Aoife Breslin, Cllr Labour Cllr. and Cathaoirleach of Athy Municipal District, Aoife Breslin has said that the local community is shocked by the violent killing in Athy Cllr. Breslin has called on anyone with any inform...
  11. Labour Conference will plan for a New Republic

    Fri Nov 2, 2018 - 07:36 am - Brendan Howlin TD The 70th National Conference of the Labour Party will take place in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin this weekend, and will outline Labour's plans to build a New Republic.The three-day event, which will ...
  12. We need answers on Tyrrelstown, St.Lukes and the many schools adversely affected

    Thu Nov 1, 2018 - 10:11 am - Joan Burton TD Labour TD for Dublin West, Joan Burton, has called on the Minister for Education to initiate expert investigations into the school building issues found in Tyrrelstown Educate Together, St. Lukes Prim...
  13. McCabe has served with dedication and commitment

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 01:34 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has thanked Sgt Maurice McCabe for his dedicated public service, and wished him well in retirement.Deputy Howlin said:"Maurice McCabe has served An Garda Síochá...
  14. Winter is coming and no health plan in sight

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 12:51 pm - Alan Kelly TD Reacting to latest figures provided by the INMO that over 9,000 people were on trolleys in October, Labour Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly has called on the HSE and the Minister for Health to publish ...
  15. Commuters asked to foot the bill again.

    Wed Oct 31, 2018 - 11:04 am - Mark Wall, Cllr Labour Councillor for Kildare South, and General Election Candidate, Mark Wall, has criticised the 8% increase to parking fee at train stations as just another blow to commuters in Kildare.Commenting...