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Strategy with clear targets for reopening must give people hope for Christmas over next six weeks

Mon Oct 19, 2020 - 08:09 pm - Alan Kelly TD Government finally sees sense on restoration of supports for workers and families.Measurable targets for reopening of country needed so we can build hope for Christmas.Clear guidance on Labour’s pro...

Education Minister should be attending Covid Cabinet Committee

Mon Oct 19, 2020 - 01:50 pm - Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD Priority must be to keep schools open and Education should be at the Covid Cabinet Committee.Daily engagement needed with Education stakeholders.With Level 4 plus restrictions due to be announced, Lab...

Health Minister must act on Social Bubbles - Moynihan writes to Donnelly

Sun Oct 18, 2020 - 01:35 pm - Senator Rebecca Moynihan Moynihan writes to the Health Minister asking for action on blunt household visit restrictions.Government must publish guidelines on social bubbles this week. LSE research shows importance in reducing...

Ongoing failures on airport testing will cost aviation jobs

Sun Oct 18, 2020 - 01:25 pm - Duncan Smith TD Aer Lingus routes now at risk in Cork and Shannon.Airport testing promised for months but still not delivered.Government inaction is destroying jobs.The incoherent approach by the government to aviati...

Time for cool heads - final opportunity for a deal must be seized

Fri Oct 16, 2020 - 03:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Brexit Spokesperson Brendan Howlin has called for cool heads after the announcement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the UK should prepare for a no-deal Brexit following the passing...