Labour leadership candidates answer our questions

We asked all the Labour leadership and deputy leadership candidates to tell us about there work with the irish community and answe some of our questions. Here are their answers. Continue reading

Gerry Ryan Community Award

Nominations are now open for the Gerry Ryan Award for organisations and charities who make a contribution to the Irish community in Britain. Continue reading

On the doors for Labour in Dublin

Labour Irish members campaigned in Dublin Bay North for our long-time friend and comrade Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin to win back his former Dáil seat for Labour. STOP PRESS: We were delighted that Aodhán was elected – on the 14th count!

Congratulations Claire and Colum!

Congratulations to Claire Hanna and Colum Eastwood on their general election victories. Labour Irish members were over campaigning for the SDLP and look forward to welcoming our new comrades to Westminster. Continue reading

Labour Irish join Belfast Pride 2019

Despite the Belfast weather, the Labour Party Irish Society was proud to be at Belfast Pride again this year following parliament's recent historic votes for equality. Continue reading

Brexit and Irish Citizens’ Rights

The Labour Party Irish Society tonight hosted a debate on Brexit and Irish Citizens’ Rights in the House of Commons. Continue reading

MPs agree Northern Ireland has waited long enough for equality

In historic votes Stella Creasy MP and Conor McGinn MP successfully moved amendments to deliver equal marriage and abortion reform to Northern Ireland. Continue reading

We stand with Lyra McKee

We were devastated to learn of the murder of Lyra McKee in Derry and send our deepest condolences to all her family and friends. We would urge members to support the GoFundMe in her memory. Continue reading

Labour Irish at the 'Put it to the people' March

The Labour Party Irish Society was proud to join hundreds of thousands at the "Put it to the People" march for a final say on Brexit to protect the best deal we have now with Britain and Ireland in Europe together. Continue reading

Labour Irish join Abortion Rights Campaign

Lá fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh do gach duine! Happy St Patrick’s Day⁠! We joined the St Patrick’s Day Parade in London to support the London-Irish Abrotion Rights Campaign "the North is next." Continue reading