News & Media

  1. Molex workers collateral damage in US China Trade War

    Tue Oct 22, 2019 - 04:11 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the announcement that up to 500 jobs will go at Molex Ireland in Shannon by the end of 2020, Labour TD for Limerick Jan O’Sullivan said:“This news is a devastating blow to the hundreds...
  2. CervicalCheck apology is beginning of a healing process

    Tue Oct 22, 2019 - 02:15 pm - Alan Kelly TD In April 2018, when Vicky Phelan stood outside the High Court following her decision not to sign a confidentiality agreement regarding her case, she changed Irish healthcare provision forever. Her cam...
  3. Public money demands public ownership of Broadband

    Tue Oct 22, 2019 - 11:50 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour seeks publicly owned broadband network - We are not so much selling the family silver as paying someone to take it off our hands says Sherlock.Labour Communications spokesperson Seán Sherlock ...
  4. Explanation needed from Tusla on whistleblower treatment

    Mon Oct 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson Seán Sherlock has called on Tusla to explain the treatment of a whistleblower whose employment was terminated despite it being recommended that they rem...
  5. Burton to attend British Irish Parliamentary Assembly

    Sun Oct 20, 2019 - 10:24 am - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton TD is attending the 59th Plenary Session of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly from this evening until Tuesday 22nd October in the Forest of Arden, Warwic...
  6. Lack of decent bus service for Stepaside area must be addressed

    Sat Oct 19, 2019 - 08:30 am - Cllr Lettie McCarthy  Labour Cllr Lettie McCarthy has said the ongoing failure of the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to address the terrible bus service for Stepaside, Kilternan, Glenamuck and Carrickmines must be...
  7. Howlin follows Varadkar comments with repeated call for supplementary budget - pensioners should be first winners from prospective Brexit Deal

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 05:37 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has repeated his call for pensioners and welfare recipients to be the first beneficiaries of a prospective Brexit deal.Deputy Howlin made his remarks following the Taoisea...
  8. O'Sullivan concern over rising level of child homelessness

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 01:04 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing spokesperson and Limerick TD Jan O’Sullivan has expressed serious concern at the rising number of children who are becoming homeless or are at risk of homelessness.It comes after the ...
  9. Johnson Deal Least Worst Option but Risks Fuelling Tension in Northern Ireland

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 - 10:48 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s Westminster vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that there is a real risk th...
  10. If Brexit deal passes Govt must revisit Budget 2020

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 06:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the draft Brexit deal agreed between the Barnier team and the British government, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, called on Leo Varadkar to introduce a ...
  11. Govt has room to improve on retrofitting

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 02:45 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour TD Joan Burton has said called on the Government to address the skills shortage in the retrofitting of homes through creating apprenticeships, training and job opportunities.Deputy Burton raise...
  12. Brexit discussed at EU Labour leaders' meeting in Brussels- Howlin

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 02:26 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking after the meeting of Party of European Socialists (PES) Prime Ministers and party leaders in Brussels, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, spoke about the strong messages comin...
  13. Investing in education is key to eradicating child poverty

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 02:06 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin On UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said that Labour wants to give every child a fair start when it comes to the...
  14. Developer greed on show again at St. Anne's Park

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 11:08 am - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Senator for Dublin Bay North Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said the latest planning application for St. Anne’s Park in Raheny is another example of developer greed taking priority over the needs ...
  15. Delivery of Brexit deal now up to Johnson

    Thu Oct 17, 2019 - 09:49 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in Brussels, following a meeting with Michel Barnier and the Article 50 Taskforce, Brendan Howlin, leader of the Labour Party, said that the Brexit deal was now moving from diplomacy to domes...