1) Housing and rents

The Labour Party has promised to build 80,000 social and affordable homes over a five year period. This will require a €16 billion investment, which it says will come from the Rainy Day Fund, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, the European Investment Bank and NAMA.

This project will be overseen by a new National Housing Development Agency, which will be tasked with building properties in public lands.

While the lack of housing is being addressed the party proposes the introduction of a rent cap. It is also promising a longer rent freeze for tenants, as well as the introduction of longer-term leases to help protect tenants.

2) Health

Labour's health policies closely align the Sláintecare plan, which will see increased funding for primary care centres.

The party is also promising to reduce the healthcare system's reliance on agency staff by ending what it calls the "de facto HSE recruitment embargo", while it plans to invest in more hospital beds as well.

Meanwhile Labour is promising better healthcare coverage for citizens young and old - with free GP care for under 18s, and increased funding for home help and respite care.

3) Employment and pay

As well as guaranteeing the right to join a trade union, Labour wants to tackle bogus self-employment in the so-called 'gig economy' while introducing additional protections for casual workers.

It says it will convert the minimum wage to a real living wage, while it will seek to hold the State pension age at 66.

Meanwhile the party will seek to develop medium-sized, indigenous businesses - with a particular focus on those based in rural areas.

4) Tax

Workers earning over €100,000 will see their income tax credits be "progressively withdrawn" under Labour's plan, while it promises to widen tax bands to prevent inflation.

Consumers would however see taxes rise on some products, with Labour advocating an extension of the sugar tax (to more processed foods), the plastic bag levy (to other disposable items like takeaway coffee cups) and cigarette excise (to e-cigarettes). 

However it will cut the VAT rate on food supplements, from 13.5% to 9%, while adjusting motor vehicle taxes to make lower emission vehicles more attractive.

Meanwhile the party will introduce a minimum effective Corporation Tax rate of 12.5% - though this will be lowered for companies setting up in "disadvantaged regions".

Labour wants to conduct a major review of Corporation Tax, while also establishing a commission on taxation to ensure the system is sustainable and fair.

5) Education

The party is promising to make primary education free - offering free books, a grant for uniforms and healthy meals for students.

It also pledges to reduce class sizes to the EU average by 2025, with class sizes in DEIS schools reducing on a proportional basis.

The party will give additional supports to students seeking to learn European languages, while also allowing more flexibility around the start of the school day.

However there will be less flexibility on the issue of smartphones - with all schools being required to develop and enforce a policy on their use. Schools will also be required to deliver objective and inclusive sex and relationship education.

Meanwhile Labour says it will end the two-tier pay system for teachers and school secretaries, while also removing State subsidies from fee-paying schools.

6) Climate

Labour's climate plan envisions a halving in the country's emissions by 2030 - and it will make that target a legal requirement.

This, it says, will be achieved through investment in more renewable energy generation, more energy-efficient public transport the closure of coal, peat and oil-burning power stations and a ban on off-shore drilling.

Meanwhile the party will seek to support farms transitioning towards more environmental practices, as part of its broader support of the trade union campaign for a 'Just Transition' to a low-carbon economy.

Labour will also fund the restoration of peatlands and bogs, while seeking to strengthen its biodiversity strategy.

7) Agriculture

The party says it will campaign for the new CAP system to be fairer to smaller and disadvantage farmers, with a particular focus on more environmental practices.

It says it will create a Brexit contingency fund for those facing the fallout of Britain's departure from the European Union, while it will also reintroduce the early retirement scheme and extend the State's Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme.

In addition Labour says it will develop a national food strategy to encourage a more affordable, healthy diet. It will ban food waste in supermarkets - forcing them to donate or repurpose any surplus. Meanwhile it will seek to reduce food-based emissions by requiring all food imported by airplane to be clearly labeled.

9) Culture

Labour says it will launch an "ambitious" campaign to promote the use of spoken Irish, learning from the experiences of countries like Wales.

This will include creating more opportunities for people to stay in Gaeltacht areas, while also establishing urban Gaeltachtaí.

On the arts, the party will encourage more engagement with minorities and marginalised groups - including redirecting funding to 'outreach' initiatives.

The party is promising a fund for artists, which will help to create space for creatives around the country.

Meanwhile the party says it will review public service broadcasting to ensure it is fit for the 21st century, promising an alternative to the TV licence system as a way of funding this.

9) Government

Labour's manifesto also details plans for reform at government-level - which includes a cap of 15 on the number of ministerial posts.

This will include the return of a separate Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform; while Environment, Communications and Transport would be merged into a new Department of Climate Action.

Labour also wants a realignment of the Taoiseach's role, which would see it end the practice of the head of government also acting as Minister for Defence.

This will instead become a stand-alone portfolio, with the Taoiseach focusing instead on better cross-departmental policy and international relationships.

10) Constitution

Meanwhile the party says it will establish a Convention on the Constitution, which will be built on the experiences of the Citizens Assemblies.

This will be focused on modernising Bunreacht na hÉireann on a wholesale rather than issue-by-issue basis.

Among the issues it will consider are gender equality, the ownership of public utilities like Irish Water and the recognition of the right to things like housing.

Once decided upon these issues would then be put to the public in an "omnibus referendum", Labour says.