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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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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...

Newbridge must be included in short hop zone

Thu Nov 8, 2018 - 07:45 pm - Mark Wall, Cllr Speaking following the receipt of an answer from the NTA in relation to train fares from Newbridge station, Labour general election candidate, Cllr Mark Wall has once again called for Newbridge to be ...

HSE decision on Our Lady of Lourdes X-Ray room must be reversed

Thu Nov 8, 2018 - 04:12 pm - Senator Ged Nash Senator Ged Nash has told the Minister for Health that the HSE’s decision to ditch longstanding plans to include an additional x-ray room in the newly expanded Emergency Department at Our Lady of Lo...

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