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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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Labour Youth marks Gender Pay Gap Day

Tue Nov 13, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Labour Youth Today, Labour Youth marks Ireland’s Gender Pay Gap day - the day after which women effectively stop earning due to Ireland’s 13.9% gender pay gap.  Speaking on the significance of this day, Labo...

Gender Pay Gap means women working for free until Jan 2019

Tue Nov 13, 2018 - 09:12 am - Senator Ivana Bacik The Labour Party Seanad Leader Ivana Bacik, has called on the Government to use Labour Party legislation which has already passed all stages in the Seanad to introduce Gender Pay Gap reporting mechani...

Rent Pressure Zones are clearly not working

Mon Nov 12, 2018 - 10:13 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing Jan O'Sullivan TD, has called for nationwide control on rents which are linked to the cost of living. Speaking today Deputy O'Sullivan;"Two years on from the legislatio...

NTA making city center travel more inaccessible.

Fri Nov 9, 2018 - 12:29 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys has accused the NTA of making public transport more expensive at a time when we need to encourage public transport use. Speaking today Senator...

Bacik calls on Tanaiste to raise issue of Journalists’ Arrest

Fri Nov 9, 2018 - 10:56 am - Senator Ivana Bacik Labour Senator Ivana Bacik today called on the Tanaiste Simon Coventry to raise with the British government the case of the arrest in Belfast in August of two journalists and members of the NUJ, B...

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