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Answers needed after Scally removed from oversight of Cervical Check recommendations

Wed Feb 24, 2021 - 01:52 pm - Alan Kelly TD After reports today of a lack of trust in screening programmes, Labour Party Leader Alan Kelly called for an explanation from the government on why Dr Gabriel Scally has been dumped from oversight of ...

Government must not delay in providing medical cards to all survivors of Mother and Baby Homes

Wed Feb 24, 2021 - 01:14 pm - Seán Sherlock TD Labour Spokesperson on Social Protection and Cork East TD Seán Sherlock welcomed the acceptance of the Labour Party amendment to ensure any survivor from Mother and Baby Homes is entitled to an enhan...

Schools left in the dark by the Department of Dysfunction

Wed Feb 24, 2021 - 12:26 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD No guidance provided in advance of schools reopening.No communication on the specific changes to the curriculum and examination process for certain subjects.No advice on assessment for predicted grade...

'Path Ahead' lacks clear metrics with no new plan to aggressively suppress Covid-19

Tue Feb 23, 2021 - 07:14 pm - Alan Kelly TD Relies solely on vaccination rollout.No plan to aggressively suppress Covid-19 in the community.No change to lax travel policy.Antigen testing won't be considered until mid-March.Labour Party Leader a...

Enhanced medical cards must be presented to all survivors of Mother and Baby Homes

Tue Feb 23, 2021 - 03:13 pm - Seán Sherlock TD Sherlock submits amendment to issue enhanced medical card to all survivors who presented to ‘Mother & Baby Homes’ for any length of time; including while pregnant or on a post-natal basis.Labo...