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  1. Investment in Kinnegad is very welcome

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 - 03:56 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural Development, Willie Penrose TD, has welcomed the announcement of €600,000 in Rural Regeneration and Development funding for Kinnegad. This funding will be used to devel...
  2. Government needs to listen to O.N.E on the needs of Veterans

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 - 09:46 am - Alan Mangan Labour General Election candidate Alan Mangan, has described as a ‘national shame’ the conditions facing veterans facing homelessness after years of service in the Defence Forces. Mr. Mangan said:...
  3. Fianna Fáil let down the people of Fingal by abstaining on Aircraft Noise Bill

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 04:21 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan has criticised Fianna Fáil for facilitating the passing of the Aircraft Noice (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018.Deputy Ryan said;"On Wednesday evening we...
  4. Gov agree to meet ex-service people following questions from Howlin

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 03:19 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Following questions in the Dáil from Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, the Minister for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has agreed to meet the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel.Deputy Howlin s...
  5. Penrose raises issue of unfair employment situation within CE Schemes

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 01:11 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Spokesperson for Rural and Community Affairs, Willie Penrose TD, has today raised in the Dáil, with the Minister Doherty the ongoing issue of unfair employment situation for Supervisors on Co...
  6. C&AG confirms to Kelly rules around civil servants on boards

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 11:04 am - Alan Kelly TD At today’s meeting of the Public Accounts Committee the Comptroller and Auditor General confirmed to Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD t...
  7. FINE GAEL PERSIST IN RELYING ON PRIVATE SECTOR RATHER THAN BUILDING HOMES ON PUBLIC LAND

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 09:28 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Party Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has criticised the FG/Independent Government for persisting in pouring more and more money into the pockets of private landlords rather than ramping ...
  8. Unfair Employment Situation for Community Employment Supervisors

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 04:32 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, Leader of the Labour Party, today asked the Taoiseach about the unfair situation for Supervisors on Community Employment Schemes.These schemes are funded by the Department of Soci...
  9. More outsourcing of Lab work to be confirmed by Scally

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 04:07 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has said that after today’s Health Committee on CervicalCheck, that we need further confirmation on the outsourcing of lab work from Dr Gabriel Scally...
  10. Cosgrove selected to contest for Labour in Sligo Local Elections

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 02:47 pm - Nessa Cosgrove On Tuesday night in the Sligo SIPTU offices, Nessa Cosgrove was selected to contest the local elections in May for the Labour Party in the Sligo-Strandhill ward. The convention was attended by Labour ...
  11. It is time to bring back Operation Freeflow

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 - 10:09 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Transport spokesperson, Senator Kevin Humphreys has said that the report from Inrix today shows once again the urgent need for the reinstatement of Operation Freeflow. It is estimated that Dubl...
  12. Gov must confirm what health projects they have paused

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 05:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has urged the Ministers for Health and Public Expenditure to outline exactly what Health projects are going to be delayed because of the overrun in the...
  13. Was Attorney General consulted on new tender price for Children’s Hospital?

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 05:29 pm - Brendan Howlin TD At the Order of Business in the Dáil today, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin questioned the Taoiseach as to whether the revised tender price for the main build of the National Children’s Hospital...
  14. North County Dublin has waited long enough for Metrolink

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 04:50 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Deputy for Dublin Fingal, Brendan Ryan TD today raised with the Minister for Transport the need for the Metrolink development to be fast-tracked. Deputy Ryan raised the urgent need for an affor...
  15. New Rules Around Social Housing A Heartless And Cynical Move

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 - 02:39 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan has described the decision by Minister Eoghan Murphy to move homeless families off the housing list for five years if they turn down unsuitable accommodati...