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Action needed to improve safety for cyclists

Labour spokesperson on Transport, Senator Kevin Humphreys, has said that the 50 per cent rise in the number of cyclists’ deaths on Irish roads last year shows more needs to be done to make cycling safer here. Fifteen cyclists were killed last year according to the latest fatal collision data from the Road Safety Authority….

Labour Admin

03 January 2018

Rising trolley figures not sustainable for patients or staff in hospitals – Kelly

Commenting on the trolley crisis Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said that we need to see a recalibration in our health service from acute care to community-based care. Deputy Kelly said: “The latest INMO trolley watch figures show that 677 people are laying on trolleys in our hospitals. This figure is the…

03 January 2018

Foot dragging on School Admissions Bill must end

Labour spokesperson on Education, Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has called on the Government to stop delaying proposals on school admissions and bring forward it’s legislative proposals as soon as possible to end the baptism barrier. Sen. Ó Ríordáin said: “It is now six months since the Minister for Education set out his approach to remove…

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD
03 January 2018

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