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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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Northside MetroLink should continue as planned

Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 12:51 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour TD for Fingal, Brendan Ryan, has reiterated his call for the Northise of the Metrolink development to be fast-tracked. Following reports today that the NTA is to abandon the Southline section o...

Airport Authority strategy on drones a necessary contingency.

Thu Feb 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Spokesperson for Transport Sen. Kevin Humphreys has described as 'reckless' the behavior of those involved in the ongoing incident at Dublin airport reportedly involving a drone being flown ove...

Labour Backs Bill Ensuring Employees Rights to Customer Tips

Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 08:15 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash, alongside Labour colleagues, have backed a Seanad proposed Bill, ensuring employees are given the right to receive customer provided tips.Currently, workers have no express legal rig...

Bad politics has destroyed the Ministry of Health

Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 05:02 pm - Alan Kelly TD Usually at this stage when we stand up in here we commence by saying we welcome the opportunity to speak etc. Well on this occasion I don’t. In fact I think this motion, which will ultimately be def...

23% VAT hike on food supplements will endanger jobs - Howlin

Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 04:39 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has again raised the issue of the sudden, and unfair, decision by the Revenue Commissioners to change from zero to 23% VAT on food supplements. The recent decis...

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