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  1. Return of Iveagh Markets to Guinness Family welcome, it should never have been allowed to fall into this level of disrepair

    Tue Dec 8, 2020 - 05:21 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan State must step in and work with Lord Iveagh to ensure the market is restored Labour Housing Spokesperson, Senator Rebecca Moynihan has welcomed the return of the Iveagh Markets treo the Guinness...
  2. “We must support the scientists who have delivered the vaccines” – Kelly

    Tue Dec 8, 2020 - 03:30 pm - Alan Kelly TD All TD’s and Senators should sign Labour’s vaccine pledgeTaoiseach needs to talk to social media companies about combatting misinformationAnswers needed on how the necessary data for distribution ...
  3. Labour publishes bill to pay student nurses and midwives

    Tue Dec 8, 2020 - 11:21 am - Senator Annie Hoey Labour Further & Higher Education spokesperson Senator Annie Hoey has today published a bill that would provide for student nurses and midwives to be paid.Senator Hoey said:“Today we’ve launch...
  4. Irish Third-Level students twice as likely to be from affluent backgrounds - Govt should be offended by findings of HEA report

    Mon Dec 7, 2020 - 01:59 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Citizens Assembly on education needs to be established to tackle these issuesIrish Third-Level students’ students are twice as likely to be from affluent backgrounds according to the findings of a n...
  5. Primetime programme on overcrowding shocking but not surprising

    Thu Dec 3, 2020 - 11:22 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Minister needs to immediately implement his own overcrowding bill that he introduced while in oppositionLabour Housing Spokesperson, Senator Rebecca Moynihan has described the RTÉ Investigates Primet...
  6. Minister needs to meet with Salvation Army over the closure of children-only hostel

    Thu Dec 3, 2020 - 04:56 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Labour Housing Spokesperson, Senator Rebecca Moynihan has called on the Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien to meet with the Salvation Army who run Lefroy House an emergency child only night shelt...
  7. Political accountability needed on vaccine rollout – we need to know who is ultimately in charge

    Thu Dec 3, 2020 - 02:40 pm - Alan Kelly TD Contradictory announcements from Government on vaccine rolloutGovernment need to outline how they will deal with companies who want to provide the vaccine privately to employeesNeed to examine whether...
  8. Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Greens should be ashamed for voting against paying student nurses 

    Thu Dec 3, 2020 - 12:43 pm - Senator Annie Hoey Fianna Fáil statement outlining why the Government voted against the motion is gallingFine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Greens should be ashamed for voting against paying student nurses according to La...
  9. Labour bill one step closer to granting certainty for children born in Ireland to non-national parents

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 05:51 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik This evening, 2nd December 2020, the ‘Committee Stage’ debate on Labour’s Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 adjourned after one hour to facil...
  10. Young carer's going to bed hungry is far from the Republic of Opportunity promised by this Government

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 05:04 pm - Senator Annie Hoey Labour Senator Annie Hoey is calling on the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth to establish a dedicated team to support the estimated 67,000 young carers in Ireland tod...
  11. AIB job cuts plan a hammer blow for bank staff

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 02:59 pm - Ged Nash TD Moratorium on economic lay-offs needed for banking sectorMinister must use his power to prevent 1500 planned job cuts at bank in which State is majority shareholderAIB management must immediately enga...
  12. Questions remain around December 11th vaccine plan

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 02:33 pm - Alan Kelly TD We need to know the number of vaccines availableWho will get the vaccine first and in what order and how it will be stored?The IT infrastructure behind the distributionThe Public heath campaign that w...
  13. New EBA guidance should pave way for reintroduction of payment breaks

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 02:22 pm - Ged Nash TD No excuse for Irish banks not to reactivate structured payment breaks for borrowers in financial difficulty because of Covid-19 restrictions Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash has said Irish ban...
  14. Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 returns to Seanad Committee Stage

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 12:32 pm - Senator Ivana Bacik The Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018 returns to Committee Stage in the Seanad at 4:00pm today, having passed Second Stage in the Seanad in Novembe...
  15. Taoiseach needs to outline rollout strategy for Covid vaccines

    Tue Dec 1, 2020 - 03:29 pm - Alan Kelly TD Taoiseach should appoint a dedicated Minister with responsibility for vaccinesGovernment need to outline how the vaccine will be rolled out and how vaccine passports will be generated and who is polit...