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Young people’s opinions sought on the future of Ireland

The Labour Party is looking for submissions from young people all over Ireland on our project to rewrite the ‘Democratic Programme’ for the 21 st Century.  // What are the guiding principles ...

Time to separate Church and State in Education

Originally published on the Journal.ie, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin writes asking, if the constitution is the problem, then the models previously used such as the Citizens' Assembly should be utilis...

Apply for the 2018 Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

Now in its third year, the Labour Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour Group on Dublin Corporation who was killed in the 1916 Easter Rising,...

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€500 Million No Deal Brexit Jobs Fund Needed

Mon Mar 25, 2019 - 03:56 pm - Brendan Howlin TD As the EU Commission prepares for a no deal Brexit, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD called on Fine Gael to allocate €500 million to a jobs fund if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal i...

Penalties in law needed to tackle bogus self-employment

Mon Mar 25, 2019 - 03:32 pm - Senator Ged Nash Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs, Senator Ged Nash has said it is essential that legislation to tackle bogus self-employment is progressed this week, and that the Fine Gael government can no ...

NAMA properties should be transferred to Local Authorities

Fri Mar 22, 2019 - 10:25 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour Housing Spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan TD is calling for the 1300 houses currently leased by NAMA to local authorities and housing agencies to be transferred to local authorities an...

Still waiting on Scally lab outsourcing report

Fri Mar 22, 2019 - 10:19 am - Alan Kelly TD Responding to reports on the implementation review of the 50 recommendations from the Scally Inquiry, Labour Health spokesperson Alan Kelly has said there is still no sign of the report on the outsour...

It is time to Fund the Future of Higher Education. 

Thu Mar 21, 2019 - 12:35 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Labour Spokesperson on Education Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on Ministers for Education Joe McHugh and Mary Mitchell O'Connor to wake up to the ongoing funding crisis in Higher Educa...