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  1. DÁIL STATEMENT ON NORTHERN IRELAND - Brendan Howlin Issued 17 January 2017 Speaking in the Dáil on 'Statements on Northern Ireland' Tuesday 17th January 2017. Taoiseach, Last evening, the Assembly in Northern Ireland fell, and elections are now …
  2. HOWLIN PLEDGES LABOUR SUPPORT TO SDLP IN ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS Issued 16 January 2017 Labour leader Brendan Howlin has today pledged the support of the Labour Party to our colleagues in the SDLP, as they begin an election campaign that will conclude on March …
  3. Statement by Brendan Howlin on death of TK Whitaker Issued 10 January 2017 I am saddened to hear of the death of TK Whitaker one of our nation's greatest public servants. My thoughts first and foremost are with his family. Whitaker embodied public …
  4. We need to prevent Brexit contagion from spreading across this continent Issued 14 December 2016 Taoiseach, In advance of the European Council, I have a small number of concrete proposals that I hope you will take on board. The first couple relate to Brexit. Last night, …
  5. ADDRESS BY BRENDAN HOWLIN TO LABOUR BREXIT SEMINAR Issued 13 December 2016 Good evening. Thank you all for being here tonight, and thanks to the speakers who have shared their differing perspectives. Brexit will impact on all of us: It will define …
  6. GOVERNMENT & FF CONSPIRE TO BLOCK RENT CERTAINTY Issued 8 December 2016 Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on Labour's Social & Affordable Housing Bill Our Bill tonight sets out to address key problems in the housing market. The history of our state …
  7. ADAMS OBFUSCATION FAILS TO PROVIDE ANSWERS Issued 7 December 2016 Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has criticised Gerry Adams for failing to provide open and honest answers that the Stack family deserve when he made his statement to Dáil …
  8. Howlin secures agreement of EU leaders for reexamination of fiscal rules Issued 3 December 2016 At a meeting of the leaders of socialist, social democratic and labour parties from across the EU in Prague last night, an agreement was reached to kick-start a process of …
  9. HOWLIN CALLS FOR GUARANTEES ON WATER REFERENDUM AND REFUNDS Issued 30 November 2016 Labour leader, Brendan Howlin, has called on the Government to provide clarity over whether it will support the idea of a referendum to keep Ireland’s water infrastructure …
  10. 200 DAYS OF A DO-NOTHING GOVERNMENT Issued 22 November 2016 Labour Party leader, Brendan Howlin, has commented on the 200-day anniversary of the Government. Deputy Howlin said: "This Government was put in place 200 days ago when Enda …
  11. We stand at a crossroads - Brendan Howlin Issued 19 November 2016 Speech by Brendan Howlin, T.D.   Leader of the Labour Party   #LabourRebuild regional meeting - Cork   It is, I think, no understatement to say we stand at a cross roads. …
  12. BRENDAN HOWLIN STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD J. TRUMP Issued 9 November 2016 Like many Irish people, and people all around the world, I went to bed last night feeling apprehensive, and woke up to realise that a nightmare had become a reality.A man who …
  13. We need to talk about a united Ireland Issued 6 November 2016 In today’s Sunday Business Post our Party Leader Brendan Howlin has an opinion piece on why we need to talk about a united Ireland. Read his full article below Four months …
  14. Immensely proud to be come leader of the Labour Party Issued 20 May 2016 I learnt my politics from two great Wexford men: the former leader of this party Brendan Corish, and my own Dad, John. Each, in his own way, taught me simple and powerful …
  15. Publication of Annual Progress Report on Public Service Reform Issued 3 May 2016 The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, T.D., has published the second Annual Progress Report on the Public Service Reform Plan 2014-16. Building on …
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