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Scottish experience shows Government must ditch school profiling

Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 04:46 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Labour Education Spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has again called on the Government to ditch the system of school profiling as part of this year’s revised Leaving Cert.Deputy Ó Ríordáin said t...

Minister for Health should close affected meat plants

Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 02:16 pm - Senator Mark Wall The Minister for Health should order all the affected meat plants in Laois, Offaly and Kildare closed until it is safe for them to reopen according to Kildare South based Labour Senator, Mark Wall. Se...

Decision by Bank of Ireland to refund customers affected by ‘smishing’ scam welcome

Mon Aug 10, 2020 - 01:52 pm - Ged Nash TD - Awareness campaign needed on text message fraudThe decision by Bank of Ireland to refund customers affected by the ‘smishing’ scam is welcome but the Government needs to launch a comprehensive p...

Statement by Alan Kelly T.D following the death of Brendan Halligan

Sun Aug 9, 2020 - 02:17 pm - Alan Kelly TD Speaking after the announcement of the death of Brendan Halligan, former T.D, M.E.P, Senator and General Secretary of the Labour Party, Labour Leader Alan Kelly said:Brendan Halligan was a committed S...

Questions remain around Government decision to recommend teachers and students wear facemasks

Sat Aug 8, 2020 - 11:33 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Questions remain around the Government decision to recommend teachers and students wear facemasks according to Labour Education Spokesperson Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.The updated recommendations were publ...