Press Archive

  1. Four Day working week should be examined

    Wed Mar 20, 2019 - 11:28 am
    Labour Party Employment spokesperson, Ged Nash has said we must examine the possibility of introducing a four day week and its relationship to productivity as the world of work changes.Senator Nash sa...
  2. Statement on Donaghy’s Mill from Senator Ged Nash

    Fri Mar 15, 2019 - 08:44 pm
    Donaghy’s Mill is almost 200 years old and it’s particularly sad to see this important part of Drogheda’s industrial heritage destroyed a matter of months after the local authority published the...
  3. INFORMATION MEETING ON NEW ZERO HOURS CONTRACT LAWS SET FOR 28th MARCH

    Thu Mar 14, 2019 - 12:57 pm
    INFORMATION MEETING ON NEW ZERO HOURS CONTRACT LAWS SET FOR 28th MARCHSenator Ged Nash is to host an information meeting on how workers can access their rights under the new zero hours contract laws h...
  4. TAOISEACH’S COMMENTS ON CITY STATUS ‘AN INSULT TO OUR INTELLIGENCE’

    Sat Mar 9, 2019 - 05:45 pm
    Senator Ged Nash has said the Taoiseach’s remarks to the Drogheda Leader on the town’s quest for ‘city status’ are “bizarre and an insult to our intelligence.”Speaking to the Drogheda Lead...
  5. Report vindicates decision to hike Minimum Wage

    Thu Mar 7, 2019 - 08:38 am
    2016 minimum wage increase narrows wage gap between top 10% and bottom 10% of earners by 8%Welcoming the finding in today’s report from the ESRI that found that the 2016 national minimum wage increa...
  6. Statement on Varadkar’s visit

    Mon Mar 4, 2019 - 05:56 pm
    I will work with anyone of goodwill to do what’s best for Drogheda, regardless of party, but we can be forgiven for treating this government’s pledges to our town with serious skepticism. Why? Thi...
  7. THOSE WHO WISH TO BUILD THEIR OWN HOMES LEFT HANGING BY GOVERNMENT – HALL

    Mon Mar 4, 2019 - 05:25 pm
    Labour local election candidate Michelle Hall has slammed the government for its failure to bring forward new guidelines on the building of once-off rural homes. She explained; “The ‘Fle...
  8. Fishing grounds must be protected from unregulated access

    Fri Mar 1, 2019 - 10:49 am
    Reacting to the controversy over the detainment of two Northern Ireland fishing vessels, Labour Senator from Louth, Ged Nash has said that the roots of this lie in the unregulated access, and resultin...
  9. Gangs run riot as Drogheda denied policing resources

    Wed Feb 27, 2019 - 10:23 am
    Labour Senator Ged Nash has hit out at the low levels of policing cover in Drogheda in the wake of the latest gangland attack in the town, calling on the Minister for Justice to act, saying: “There ...
  10. Labour Backs Bill Ensuring Employees Rights to Customer Tips

    Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 08:16 pm
    Labour Backs Bill Ensuring Employees Rights to Customer TipsSenator Nash, alongside Labour colleagues, have backed a Seanad proposed Bill, ensuring employees are given the right to receive customer pr...
  11. Labour Backs Bill Ensuring Employees Rights to Customer Tips

    Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 08:15 pm
    Senator Ged Nash, alongside Labour colleagues, have backed a Seanad proposed Bill, ensuring employees are given the right to receive customer provided tips.Currently, workers have no express legal rig...
  12. TASC report shows need to tackle low pay and give a right to collective bargaining

    Tue Feb 19, 2019 - 04:28 pm
    Welcoming the TASC report ‘The State We Are In: Inequality in Ireland today’, Labour spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection Ged Nash has called for a formal link between the nati...
  13. Fine Gael urged to stop stonewalling CE Supervisors

    Mon Feb 18, 2019 - 01:08 pm
    Senator Ged Nash has called on the Fine Gael government to stop stonewalling Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisors and to engage in meaningful discussions on a pension scheme for those who run ...
  14. MINISTER SAYS UK GOVERNMENT HAS ‘NO PLANS’ FOR NUCLEAR DUMP IN MOURNES

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 - 08:16 pm
    Government officials aware of UK interest in Mourne Mountains site since last NovemberSenator Ged Nash has said he is reassured by comments from Energy Minister Richard Bruton that there are “no pla...
  15. GOVERNMENT MUST PUT MONEY & WEIGHT BEHIND M1 CORRIDOR PLAN

    Mon Feb 11, 2019 - 10:58 am
    Senator Ged Nash said the government must put money and its weight behind the M1 Corridor plan to make its ambitions a reality.Speaking after the launch, the former Business Minister said;“Drogheda ...
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