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Ireland should expel the Israeli ambassador

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Ireland should expel the Israeli ambassador Escalating Israeli atrocities in Gaza demand a far stronger response from the Irish government than has so far been seen. Labour Youth believe that, as well as supporting sanctions against Israel, the government should expel the Israeli ambassador to Ireland. Labour Youth chairperson Ciaran Garrett said that “Israel’s two-week assault […]

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Labour Youth calls for urgent response from Government to aid beleaguered Palestinian People

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Labour Youth notes with concern the response of Ireland’s foreign affairs ministry to the conflict in Gaza. The indiscriminate firing of rockets into heavily fortified Israeli cities received equal condemnation to Israeli belligerence against an impoverished and defenseless Gazan population. The greater violence inflicted on the hapless Gazans is readily disclosed by comparing the casualty figures of […]

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Labour Youth launches submission for Budget 2015

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Labour Youth Budget 2015 Submission to the Parliamentary Labour Party 15.07.14 Labour Youth has officially launched their pre-budget submission for Budget 2015. The budget proposes increasing the minimum wage to €10 an hour, introducing a financial transaction tax, reforming the income taxation system and overhauling VAT rates to make them more progressive. Labour Youth Chairperson, […]

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