Latest Updates

  1. NASH URGES MINISTER TO URGENTLY RESPOND TO HIGH COURT DECISION ON SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDERS (SEOs)

    Wed Jun 24, 2020 - 01:35 pm
    Dear Minister Humphreys, RE: Sectoral Employment Orders I am sure you share my concern about yesterday’s High Court judgment in the challenge to the sectoral employment order for the elect...
  2. Nash Slams Refusal of Essential Dental Care to Vulnerable, Sick and Elderly Patients

    Thu Jun 18, 2020 - 11:53 am
    Deputy Ged Nash has urgently called on the Minister for Health to respond to reports of dental practices refusing medical cardholders essential treatment due to social distancing and PPE costs. D...
  3. Government should heed OECD advice and stop cut to €350 PUP

    Thu Jun 18, 2020 - 11:52 am
    Responding to the OECD’s Economic Outlook report which shows that the Pandemic Unemployment Payment should not be cut, Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the Government to stop its plans to slash the ...
  4. Safe Pass programmes to return from Monday 15th June

    Tue Jun 9, 2020 - 10:54 am
    The Minister for Education has confirmed to Labour TD Ged Nash that the on-site Safe Pass programmes are to recommence across the country from next Monday, 15th June. Deputy N...
  5. YEAR OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES SEES DROGHEDA FALL OFF FINANCIAL TIMES ‘CITIES OF THE FUTURE’ LIST

    Fri Jun 5, 2020 - 11:46 am
    Drogheda has fallen off the prestigious Financial Times-backed ‘Cities of the Future’ list because of ‘a year of missed opportunities’ for the area, Deputy Ged Nash has said. The Labour T...
  6. FOOT-DRAGGING ON LMETB HQ MUST BE ENDED

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 11:48 am
    Deputy Ged Nash has revealed that quarter of a million euros has been spent to date on plans to relocate the LMETB HQ to Drogheda, but there’s no clear sign when construction will start.Deputy Nash ...
  7. FUNDING MUST BE PROVIDED FOR PORT ACCESS ROUTE – NASH

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 11:47 am
    Closing date for application passed on Friday, 26th May The Department of Housing & Planning has confirmed to Deputy Ged Nash that a funding application has been received from Louth County Co...
  8. Obsession with cutting €350 Covid-19 payment wrong

    Thu Jun 4, 2020 - 10:56 am
    - Focus must be on retraining and supporting people back into workWith hundreds of thousands of people out of work through no fault of their own, Labour TD Ged Nash said the Fine Gael obsession with c...
  9. NASH WELCOMES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE COMMITMENT ON INITIATIVE FOR DROGHEDA

    Wed Jun 3, 2020 - 11:49 am
    Speaking following a meeting with senior officials from the Department of Justice which took place today (Wednesday, 3rd April) local Labour TD Ged Nash said;“I am now satisfied that the Department ...
  10. Minister must stop banks withdrawing mortgage approval from workers on wage subsidy scheme

    Wed Jun 3, 2020 - 10:56 am
    Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the Minister for Finance to take urgent action to stop banks – particularly those in which the State holds a majority share – withdrawing mortgage approval from wo...
  11. Nash Calls for a New Deal for a New Generation

    Thu May 28, 2020 - 10:57 am
    Speaking as the Dail passed an increased budget for the Department of Social Protection Ged Nash TD said the crisis must be used to deliver a new deal for the generation affected by the economic impac...
  12. Over €2bn extra for Jobseekers but nothing more for €350 Covid-19 PUP beyond 9th June

    Wed May 27, 2020 - 10:58 am
    Dept of Business figures that say 38% earned less than €300 and so get more on €350 PUP are based on 2018 dataCertainty needed now on future of €350 payment after 9th June.Following an analysis ...
  13. Huge drop in Covid-19 Payment shows people are going back to work

    Tue May 26, 2020 - 08:06 am
    The drop of over 35,000 in claimants for the €350 Covid-19 pandemic unemployment payment shows people are going back to work, said Labour's Ged Nash, and reiterated that plans by FG and FF to cut it...
  14. Answer needed on Covid €350 payment level ahead of crunch Dáil vote

    Mon May 25, 2020 - 11:39 am
    - Will Fine Gael caretaker government cut the €350 payment later this week?Labour Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash has called for answers from the caretaker government on their plans for the ...
  15. Covid Income of Lowest Paid should not be cut

    Sun May 24, 2020 - 11:57 am
    Language used is divisive and straight from the Varadkar ‘welfare cheats’ playbook With large parts of the economy still closed, Labour’s Social Protection spokesperson Ged Nash TD said it ...