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Covid-19 costing Local Councils €100m a month – more funding will be needed

Wed May 27, 2020 - 04:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the Dáil on local government funding, Labour TD for Wexford Brendan Howlin raised his concerns with the Minister on the impact Covid-19 is having on local councils across the country, est...

Over €2bn extra for Jobseekers but nothing more for €350 Covid-19 PUP beyond 9th June

Wed May 27, 2020 - 02:15 pm - Ged Nash TD Dept of Business figures that say 38% earned less than €300 and so get more on €350 PUP are based on 2018 dataCertainty needed now on future of €350 payment after 9th June.Following an analysis ...

Bacik calls for inclusion of Occupied Territories Bill in Programme for Govt

Wed May 27, 2020 - 01:11 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has called on parties currently engaged in government formation talks to ensure that the passage of the Occupied Territories Bill (2018) is included...

Question over Pension age after welfare estimates published

Wed May 27, 2020 - 11:14 am - Ged Nash TD The revised estimate for the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection was published today, and Labour’s Ged Nash said the budget figures raise questions over whether the pension age in...

'No Going Back' a Manifesto for Recovery

Wed May 27, 2020 - 07:30 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party leader Alan Kelly has this morning endorsed the radical report 'No Going Back' from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, describing it as 'the recovery plan Ireland needs to support worker...