Press Archive

  1. Caretaker Finance Minister should publish revised deficit projections

    Fri May 22, 2020 - 02:47 pm
    With the caretaker Fine Gael government now indicating there will be a €30 billion deficit and looking at ways to cut social welfare spending, Labour TD Ged Nash has called on the acting Minister fo...
  2. JUSTICE MINISTER KICKS TO TOUCH ON DROGHEDA TASK FORCE ANNOUNCED BY TAOISEACH IN JANUARY

    Thu May 21, 2020 - 11:49 am
     Ged Nash TD has criticised Fine Gael for kicking into to touch a promise made by the Taoiseach during an election visit to Drogheda where he committed to establishing a task force in r...
  3. Four years on FG continues to abandon workers caught up in liquidations

    Wed May 20, 2020 - 11:45 am
    Ged Nash TD has slammed Fine Gael for failing to legislate to protect and improve the rights of workers in liquidations, four years on from the publication of the Duffy-Cahill review which was prompte...
  4. Momentous EU decision to mutualise the debt means we must not go back to business as usual

    Tue May 19, 2020 - 10:44 am
    Nash Welcomes Macron and Merkel’s joint proposal for the creation of an EU bond to raise €500 billion to boost the European economyLabour Party TD for Louth,Ged Nash,  has said last nigh...
  5. 67 active HSA inspectors not enough - 'Cop On' is not a policy

    Mon May 18, 2020 - 10:33 am
    Proactive inspection regime with more staffing neededResponding to the revelation on Today with Sarah McInerney this morning that there were only 67 active HSA inspectors in the country, and the call ...
  6. Robust inspection regime of workplaces needed

    Thu May 14, 2020 - 05:06 pm
    Speaking in the Dáil on Business statements, and the roadmap to reopen the economy, Labour employment spokesperson Ged Nash TD called for more Health and Safety Agency inspectors.Deputy Nash said:“...
  7. IDA must intervene on National Pen jobs

    Mon May 11, 2020 - 01:06 pm
    SIPTU must be enabled to represent workers at Dundalk plantLabour TD for Louth, Ged Nash has called on the IDA and the Minister for Business to intervene to rescue the 176 jobs at risk in National Pen...
  8. Workers must have confidence that new Covid-19 workplace safety protocols will be enforced

    Sat May 9, 2020 - 11:40 am
    Labour’s Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash TD, has welcomed the announcement by government of new protocols which will be introduced to protect workers, workplaces and customers and help limit the r...
  9. Immediate investigation needed on Dealgan House Deaths

    Fri May 8, 2020 - 09:32 am
    Families entitled to know the truth and have full disclosure on Covid-19 outbreak at Louth nursing homeLouth TD Ged Nash has said an urgent and time-limited investigation must be carried out by HIQA t...
  10. FG and FF can’t walk away from public pay deal

    Thu May 7, 2020 - 12:18 pm
    Labour Employment spokesperson Ged Nash, responding to comments of Fine Gael Ministers in the Irish Examiner today said it is untenable for the Government to walk away from a long standing pay deal wh...
  11. Assurance needed on pandemic unemployment payment level

    Wed May 6, 2020 - 08:30 am
    Labour spokesperson on Social Protection Ged Nash TD has called for assurances for workers that their income supports will continue until sectors are fully reopened, after the Minister for Finance fai...
  12. Assurance needed on pandemic unemployment payment level

    Wed May 6, 2020 - 08:11 am
    Labour spokesperson on Social Protection Ged Nash TD has called for assurances for workers that their income supports will continue until sectors are fully reopened, after the Minister for Finance fai...
  13. New small business supports must see cash get to viable businesses urgently

    Sat May 2, 2020 - 12:53 pm
    Conditions on decent work must be attached to State cash injectionsLabour Deputy Ged Nash, responding to the government’s announcement of new supports for the SME sector said:"The new liquidity supp...
  14. No exceptions should be made on travel restrictions

    Mon Apr 27, 2020 - 09:35 am
    Labour writes to Minister Harris to have public health regulations applied to all visitors to the StateLouth Labour TD Ged Nash has written to the Health Minister Simon Harris urging him to introduce ...
  15. Minister should veto re-appointment of AIB non-executive directors over tracker mortgage scandal

    Sun Apr 26, 2020 - 11:31 am
    • Minister for Finance should veto the appointment of Non-Executive Directors of bank, who appear to have never questioned the handling of the tracker mortgage scandal• Government must u...
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