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Well, we’re overwhelmed with topics to chat about this week, what with the GAA games, the looming soccer finals, the presidential election, the mayhem in politics in London, the visit of Prince Harry and Meghan to Dublin – so many talking points and overshadowing them all, the beautiful summer weather.
In recent polls, the Labour Party has been bumping along at five or six per cent, slightly down from its catastrophic performance in the 2016 General Election, when the party achieved just 6.6 per cent, and held only seven of the 37 seats it had won in 2011.
Labour TD for Longford-Westmeath, Willie Penrose has welcomed the commitment from Minister for Communication, Climate Control and the Environment, Denis Naughten, to review the criteria for the connection of rural towns to the natural gas grid, having raised the issue in the Dáil.
Geraldine Mills, Athlone Labour Party area representative, says residents in Athlone have reacted with anger to new rules introduced by Allied Waste, which have resulted in bins in Beechpark and other areas of the town lying uncollected.
Minister of State for the OPW and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran met with local representatives of IBEC on Monday.
Labour spokesperson on Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Deputy Willie Penrose, says the Government’s number one priority for agriculture must be tackling the risks and challenges posed by Brexit.
Labour spokesperson on Social Protection, Willie Penrose, says that whoever is appointed Minister for Social Protection in the Cabinet reshuffle must ensure that Community Employment Schemes (CE) are protected.