Press Archive

  1. The Number of School Places Allocated to Local Schools

    Thu Nov 11, 2021 - 12:27 pm
    Please find below the response by the Minister for Education to the question I raised in the Dail on behalf of parents, children and school administrators:_____________________________________________...
  2. DENTAL CARE CRISIS IN LOUTH WORSENS A YEAR AFTER ISSUES HIGHLIGHTED – NASH

    Thu Oct 21, 2021 - 10:24 am
    Local Labour TD Ged Nash has described as ‘scandalous’ the fact that one year after raising the crisis in dental care in Louth, the problem for children, medical card holders and dental profession...
  3. NASH SECURES COMMITMENT ON NEW TAXSAVER TICKET FOR COMMUTERS

    Wed Oct 6, 2021 - 08:23 pm
    New tickets to be launched in early 2022 will provide 100 days of travel any time over the year with opportunity to extend coverage if required Local TD Ged Nash has secured a commitment from the...
  4. NASH ‘NOT SURPRISED’ AT PORT ROUTE OMISSION FROM NATIONAL PLAN

    Mon Oct 4, 2021 - 01:59 pm
    The fact that the long-awaited new €165 billion National Development Plan fails to mention the Northern Port Access Route comes as no surprise, local TD Ged Nash has said.Labour’s national Finance...
  5. Submission to Meath CoCo - Impact of Dawn Meat Plant Application on River Boyne

    Tue Mar 30, 2021 - 02:17 pm
    Submission on planning application reference number; 21424 (Dawn Meat Ireland). Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing as a concerned local citizen and on behalf of constituents in Louth & East Me...
  6. Ulster Bank’s exit means idea of a third banking force must be put back on the table

    Thu Mar 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm
    The state needs to turn from silent owner to activist shareholder and support PTSB in acquiring Ulster Bank as a single entityAfter years of restructuring fatigue for staff and endless speculation, Na...
  7. Banks Must Re-Introduce Full COVID-19 Payment Breaks

    Mon Jan 11, 2021 - 12:49 pm
    Irish Banks must re-introduce “blanket” Covid-19 payment breaks, like the first six months of the pandemic, for personal and businesses as permitted under European Banking Authority (EBA) guidance...
  8. Discrimination against loyal customers with differential pricing must end

    Mon Dec 14, 2020 - 12:48 pm
    Labour to publish Consumer Protection bill to end the perverse ‘loyalty penalty’Central Bank interim report shows urgent need for action.With an interim Central Bank report showing that more loyal...
  9. Insurance Plan long on aspiration but short on concrete actions

    Tue Dec 8, 2020 - 12:47 pm
    Long-promised reforms on perjury and the Personal Injuries Assessment Board all welcome.Absence of plans for innovative pooled insurance schemes to help make insurance more affordable for childcare pr...
  10. AIB job cuts plan a hammer blow for bank staff

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 12:46 pm
    Moratorium on economic lay-offs needed for banking sectorMinister must use his power to prevent 1500 planned job cuts at bank in which State is majority shareholderAIB management must immediately enga...
  11. New EBA guidance should pave way for reintroduction of payment breaks

    Wed Dec 2, 2020 - 12:45 pm
    No excuse for Irish banks not to reactivate structured payment breaks for borrowers in financial difficulty because of Covid-19 restrictions Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash has said Irish ban...
  12. Hike in Retail Export Scheme threshold in Brexit bill damaging for tourist-retail sector

    Wed Nov 25, 2020 - 12:44 pm
    Over 1,000 jobs at risk with rise in RES threshold from 0 to €75.Government sneak in damaging change through amendment to Brexit bill.Labour’s Finance spokesperson Ged Nash TD has said that over 1...
  13. "We Must Begin to Measure What Really Matters” - Nash Launches Measuring Quality of Life in Ireland Bill

    Tue Nov 24, 2020 - 12:43 pm
    Labour Bill proposes new and holistic way of measuring economic, social and environmental wellbeing and progress New quality of life metrics will help policy makers targe...
  14. Central Bank has major questions to answer over failure to enforce consumer protection code

    Fri Nov 13, 2020 - 12:42 pm
    Central Bank has not done a single enforcement action for a breach of the Consumer Protection Code in over 4 years, outside of the Tracker Scandal.From 2006 to 2016, the Central Bank completed 26 enfo...
  15. Central Bank figures show mortgage rip-off continues

    Wed Nov 11, 2020 - 12:41 pm
    Ireland has third highest mortgage rate in Euro areaValue of renegotiated mortgages up 56% in September on AugustExtension of mortgage moratorium needed to support consumers through pandemicResponding...