Labour Party And Left Shamefully Abandon Dail Debate On Rural Crime – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Labour Party, Independents 4 Change and People Before Profit to explain why not a single member from either the Party or Groups contributed to a two hour Dáil debate on Rural Crime. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a Fianna Fail Private Members Motion called for greater recognition […]

Labour Party Oireachtas Members Have Deserted The Great Labour Movement Traditions – Healy

The Labour Party representatives  in the Oireachtas from Co Tipperary have voted to cut the pay and pensions and worsen the conditions of public servants by Law. Minister Alan Kelly and Senator Denis Landy have voted to give the government power to remove supervision and substitution allowances of teachers and to increase their duties. Hard […]

MEP calls on people to join tomorrow’s protest to ‘drive wedge’ into Labour Party over Property Tax

* Labour in disarray, major protests can increase internal divisions * Protests will focus on ‘weak link’ of the government Socialist Party MEP, today called on people to join Saturday’s protest against the property tax at 12.30pm at Parnell Square, which has been organised by the Campaign Against Home and Water Taxes: “Over recent weeks […]

Phil Prendergast MEP supportive of Nessa Childers- urges the Labour Party leadership to restore confidence

Following the resignation of Nessa Childers MEP from the Parliamentary Labour Party to join Labour members in opposition, Phil Prendergast MEP has outlined her support for her colleague.   “At the heart of the Labour Party are the core principles of equality and social justice. While I am sad to see Nessa resign the party […]

Labour conference to be picketed over home tax

The Campaign Against Household & Water Taxes (CAHWT) will be protesting at the Labour Party Conference in NUI Galway this Saturday. The CAHWT will be calling for a scrapping of the home tax, given its manifest unpopularity with 50% of households refusing to register. The protest assembles in Eyre Square at 1pm. “Labour opposed local […]