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YOUR NO. 1 VOTE

7 February 2020

Tomorrow is election day, and as usual Dublin West and its four seats is a fiercely competitive arena. As your TD, I have been honoured to serve all of the people of Dublin West. What would make the diffence tomorrow is your No. 1 vote, and I am asking you to trust me and to honour me … Continue reading Your No. 1 Vote

TEACHERS’ STRIKES

4 February 2020

I spent the morning meeting teachers across Dublin West, who are having a day’s strike to protest the failure to restore equality of pay to all teachers. In a lot of our schools in Dublin West it is now obvious that teachers are leaving and travelling to other countries in order to be able to … Continue reading Teachers’ Strikes

LABOUR WILL INVEST IN EDUCATION

29 January 2020

The Labour Party has today published plans to invest in education and reduce costs for parents, with a focus on making primary school education genuinely free-of-charge. We want to ensure that every child gets a fair start in life when it comes to schooling, and we will allocate an extra €140m to Education in 2021 … Continue reading Labour Will Invest in Education

ELECTION MANIFESTO

28 January 2020

Today at the Iveagh Gardens in the centre of Dublin, I helped launch the Labour Party’s manifesto for the election on Saturday, 8th February, where we set out clearly what we propose to do if the people elect us and we become part of the next Government. Number one priority is to get 80,000 houses … Continue reading Election Manifesto

MORNING AT HANSFIELD TRAIN STATION

28 January 2020

I was at Hansfield railway station in Clonsilla at 8 o’clock in the morning, and as you will see from the video there a number of apartment blocks being built by the railway line. However, what we don’t see are shops, creches, community centres, primary and secondary schools that all this building is going to … Continue reading Morning at Hansfield Train Station