Is páirtí polaitiúil Éireannach é Páirtí an Lucht Oibre (Béarla: The Labour Party ). Bunaíodh é sa bhliain 1914. Ba iad Séamas Ó Conghaile, Séamas Ó Lorcáin agus William O'Brien a bhí i mbun a bHunaithe agus a bhí chun tosaigh i stair luath an pháirtí. De réir Bhunreacht an Pháirtí, is páirtí sóisialach daonlathach é Páirtí an Lucht Oibre. Seasann siad ar son "saoirse, comhphobal, ionnanas agus daonlathas." Is é an páirtí is sine i bPoblacht na hÉireann. Bhí sé sa rialtas seacht n-uaire ó bunaíodh é - gach uair mar bhall ...
The Labour Party has said 30,000 construction jobs could be created with a National Retrofit Scheme.Launching their plan for Green Energy Jobs in Dublin today, the party said 1.2 million homes are in need of improving their energy efficiency.Having regard to the lack of funding available for new schemes, Labour said that homeowners may have to pay for the retrofitting themselves.Energy spokeswoman Liz McManus said ESB and Bord Gais have been approached to organise a scheme whereby people can pay for the cost of the retrofit on their energy bills.
Ireland's Labour Party proposed on Thursday reducing Ireland's budget deficit to 4.8 percent of GDP by 2014, and reducing it to below the EU limit of 3 percent no later than 2016.
Labour, favourites to enter government with the main opposition Fine Gael party after a Feb. 25 poll, said 4 billion of its proposed 7 billion euro budgetary savings between 2012 and 2014 would come from expenditure savings.
Reporting by Padraic Halpin; editing by Carmel Crimmins
Feb 3, 2011
The leader of Ireland's Labour party, tipped to be part of the next government, labelled European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet as a civil servant who will go along with any renegotiation of the country's IMF/EU deal.
Eamon Gilmore, likely to become deputy prime minister and also hold a senior ministry in the next coalition, made his comments after Trichet said Ireland should stick to the plan, which involves Dublin implementing harsh cutbacks in return for 85 billion euros (£72 billion) in funding.
Both Labour and the main opposition party Fine Gael, poised ...