News & Media

  1. €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...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Hannigan challenges Brexiteers to join him on ‘Bike The Border’ project to show nonsense of Hard Border

    Thu Mar 21, 2019 - 11:04 am - Dominic Hannigan, Euro Candidate Labour’s Euro candidate in Midlands/North West, Dominic Hannigan has challenged Brexiteer MPs to join him on his ‘Bike the Border’ project to demonstrate the danger of imposing a hard border.Spe...
  7. Four Day working week should be examined

    Wed Mar 20, 2019 - 11:28 am - Senator Ged Nash Labour Party Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash has said we must examine the possibility of introducing a four day week and its relationship to productivity as the world of work changes.Senator Nash sa...
  8. Forum on Ireland’s Shared Future needed

    Tue Mar 19, 2019 - 11:25 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in reaction to the vulgar sectarianism of Sinn Féin leader, Mary Lou McDonald, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, repeated his call for a Forum on Ireland’s Shared Future, ...
  9. Brexit fiasco could supplant European Parliament elections warns White

    Tue Mar 19, 2019 - 10:25 am - Cllr Alex White, Euro Candidate If the uncertainty and chaos surrounding Brexit continues, it could dominate the European Parliament elections, and crowd out necessary debate on many critical questions facing the European Union and ...
  10. Lobbying for Bank Bonuses must be resisted

    Sun Mar 17, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Joan Burton TD Labour Finance spokesperson Joan Burton has called on the Minister for Finance to stand firm against growing pressure from banking lobbyists and investors to lift the bonus and wage caps in State owne...
  11. School Strike sending a clear message on Climate

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm - Sheila Nunan, Euro Candidate Speaking from the #SchoolStrike4Climate march in Cork, Labour Euro candidate for Ireland South, Sheila Nunan has welcomed today's action by school children around the country who are joining the clim...
  12. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Labour Group criticise anti-democratic moves by Council

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 12:13 pm - The Labour Party Labour Councillors on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have criticised plans by the Council Executive to defy a vote of the elected Council and bring in the newly established Land Development Age...
  13. Howlin utterly condemns terrorist attacks on Muslim Community in New Zealand.

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 10:53 am - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, has utterly condemned the terrorist attacks on Muslims in New Zealand.Deputy Howlin said:“On behalf of the Labour Party in Ireland and, I know, on beha...
  14. Statement on today's PPS announcement

    Thu Mar 14, 2019 - 03:07 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in response to the judgement of the Public Prosecution Service to prosecute just one British soldier for his actions on Bloody Sunday, leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD spoke of t...
  15. Ending period poverty must go beyond words on a page

    Wed Mar 13, 2019 - 03:51 pm - Rebecca Moynihan The Labour Party’s Rebecca Moynihan has welcomed moves by the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus to bring public attention to the growing phenomenon of period poverty.Last year, Dublin City Council passed ...