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Minister must clarify criteria for new Early Learning and Childcare funding arrangements

Wed Jan 27, 2021 - 01:45 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik Reacting to new funding arrangements for the early learning and childcare sector announced by the Minister for Children, Disability, Equality & Integration today, Labour Spokesperson for Children,...

Condolences on the death of Cara O’Sullivan

Wed Jan 27, 2021 - 12:40 pm - Senator Marie Sherlock Labour Party Arts spokesperson Senator Marie Sherlock expressed her condolence on the death announced yesterday of Irish soprano Cara O’Sullivan.“Cara O’Sullivan was an incredible talent, someon...

Department Needs to Move to Assessed Grade Model for Leaving Cert

Wed Jan 27, 2021 - 11:54 am - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD As the Minister meets with her officials today to discuss the next steps for the Leaving Cert class of 2021, Labour spokesperson on education, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD, has called for an assessed grad...

Half-baked travel proposals show need for a National Aggressive Suppression Strategy for Covid-19

Tue Jan 26, 2021 - 07:41 pm - Alan Kelly TD Today’s new regulations on travel and quarantine do not go far enough said Labour Party Leader and Health spokesperson Alan Kelly, as he called for an ambitious and aggressive strategy to deal with ...

Nash Welcomes Donnelly's U-Turn on the Wearing of Masks in Banks

Tue Jan 26, 2021 - 01:27 pm - Ged Nash TD Labour’s Finance Spokesperson Ged Nash has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly to make the wearing of face coverings mandatory in banks, post officed and credit unions....