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A Local spokesperson for the Labour Party says the decision of Alan Kelly to stand down as Party leader has shocked many party members.   Nessa Cosgrove was reacting to Alan Kelly’s decision to step down from the role as party leader.   He said he took the action after…

Local voices have joined calls for the government to make a decision urgently on how Leaving Cert 2022 will be held. Local Labour Representative, Nessa Cosgrove says an early decision is needed and believes it should the same hybrid model like 2021. Last year students could opt for an accredited…

There are currently 139 children waiting for a first appointment for Speech, Occupational or Physiotherapy in the local region.   Calls are being made on the HSE to prioritise the care of children who need to access Therapy Services   Former General Election candidate for the Labour Party, Nessa Cosgrove,…

Calls are being made for an equal pay and conditions for workers that provide state services but are are employed in the Community and voluntary sectors:   The current Local Area Representative for the Labour Party, Nessa Cosgrove tabled a motion at the Parties national conference over the weekend.  …

There are calls for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment not to be included when assessing full time students applying for SUSI grants. Concerns have been raised that some students may have been pushed over the qualifying threshold due to them receiving the PUP. Sligo/Leitrim Labour representative, Nessa Cosgrove says students weren’t…

The Labour party says the Government’s decision to develop a housing policy for dual income households is dangerous.   Recent reports based on CSO data found houses are affordable in just seven counties for a single worker on a typical salary.   The analysis shows a person on a median…