News & Media

  1. Further Questions need to be answered following RCOG review

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 05:54 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that the HSE, Department of Health and RCOG have further questions to answer following the publication of the Report of the Independent Expert...
  2. Homelessness figures: Govt not delivering on housing

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 05:41 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Reacting to the official homelessness figures for October which have just been released, Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O’Sullivan T.D, said:"For the first time ever, we now have over 10,500 pe...
  3. More Gardai needed in Dublin

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 - 04:00 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Dublin Senator Kevin Humphreys has said that more Gardai are needed to deal with crime in the capital.It follows the publication of CSO crime statistics today, for the first time since 2016.Sen...
  4. Harris fails St Joseph’s Care Home

    Sun Dec 1, 2019 - 09:26 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Responding to reports of the planned closure of Saint Joseph’s Dementia residential Care home in Shankill in Dublin, Labour Senator and member of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Dementia, Kev...
  5. Extension welcome for childcare providers

    Fri Nov 29, 2019 - 10:53 am - Sean Sherlock TD Labour spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Deputy Seán Sherlock, has welcomed an extension given to childcare providers to submit certain documentation to Tusla as part of the re-registration...
  6. Tomorrow's By-Elections a chance to call for a change in direction

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 - 02:57 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s four By- Elections, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, said that voters have a unique opportunity to call for a change of direction on the issues th...
  7. Real action needed on DEIS class sizes

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 - 12:57 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Party Education spokesperson, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, has called for the Minister for Education to take on board the asks of the INTO #TimeForDEIS campaign.Senator Ó Ríordáin said:“The Labo...
  8. Labour Trade Unionists appalled at Fianna Fáil disregard for low-paid workers

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 - 11:49 am - The Labour Party In an outrageous response to a request for Seanad support on a Bill to support the most low-paid and vulnerable workers in the State, Fianna Fáil chose to support the government party, Fine Gael, whi...
  9. Humphreys welcomes return of Operation Open City

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 - 11:35 am - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has welcomed confirmation from An Garda Síochána that Operation Open City will begin in Dublin next week.Senator Humphreys had previously c...
  10. Donohoe can no longer hide behind GDPR on Apple fees

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 - 10:11 am - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party TD for Tipperary and Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD, has said the Government should now release the details of the legal fees paid out for the Apple case...
  11. Labour Bill to reform how wages are set in low paid sectors

    Tue Nov 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm - Senator Ged Nash A Labour Party Bill designed to reform the way wages are set in low paid sectors of the economy will be debated in the Seanad tomorrow.The Industrial Relations (Joint Labour Committees) Bill 2019 seek...
  12. Moynihan secures €100K in DCC budget for free sanitary products

    Tue Nov 26, 2019 - 10:55 am - Rebecca Moynihan Following a successful pilot, the Labour Party's Rebecca Moynihan has secured €100,000 for period products to be made available for free in Dublin City Council. Councillor Moynihan said:“Last...
  13. Labour pledges support for Internet rights

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 05:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the launch of a new Contract for the Web by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, signalled Labour’s full en...
  14. Labour Youth elects new Chairperson and Executive Committee

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 03:46 pm - Labour Youth Labour Youth elected its National Youth Executive over the weekend at their annual National Conference in Waterford City.Newly elected National Chairperson Cormac Ó Braonáin (19) said following his ...
  15. Stagg Welcomes Grant of Planning to Intel

    Mon Nov 25, 2019 - 03:39 pm - Emmet Stagg Labour's Emmet Stagg has welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála on November 21st to grant planning permission to Intel for an extended and revised manufacturing facility at their headquarters in L...