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  1. Blasé comments by Taoiseach on Brexit disappoint Issued 11 February 2018 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has described today's interview by the Taoiseach with RTE This Week on Brexit as blasé and disappointing. Deputy Howlin said: "The …
  2. Statement on the retirement of Gerry Adams Issued 10 February 2018 Speaking on the retirement of Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, Leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin has said we must never forgot the atrocities that the Provisional …
  3. Lack of new Irish Strategy on Brexit and Border worrying Issued 9 February 2018 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the Irish Government must now respond strongly to the growing unease at recent UK Brexit developments. Speaking after the comments …
  4. McDonald should refer SF Dublin North West Feud to An Garda Síochána Issued 5 February 2018 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the revelations around the feuding factions in Sinn Féin in Dublin North West suggest that the matter may be one for An …
  5. UK election now necessary Issued 4 February 2018 Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed concern about the Brexit challege and speficially on the capacity of Prime Minister Teresa May to do any deal on Brexit …
  6. Statement by Brendan Howlin TD on the death of Seamus Pattison Issued 4 February 2018 Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has extended his sympathy to the family and friends of former Labour Party TD for Carlow-Kilkenny TD Seamus Pattison. Deputy Howlin …
  7. Labour Bill to outlaw revenge porn Issued 31 January 2018 I believe the internet is a public space. And I believe that, as with all public spaces, our people deserve protection there. Some will disagree - some see the internet as a …
  8. Labour Bill to tackle online harassment Issued 31 January 2018 Labour Party legislation to tackle online harassment, stalking, cyber-bullying and so-called ‘revenge porn’ will be debated during Private Members’ time in the Dáil …
  9. Clear rationale needed from Government on departure from 8th Committee recommendations Issued 29 January 2018 Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the Government decision to proceed with a referendum on the 8th amendment but has said that Government needs to provide …
  10. Advancing the cause of Working People Issued 27 January 2018 Address by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD to the Labour Trade Unionist Conference Saturday 27th January 2018, Wynn's Hotel, Dublin 1. Check against delivery. Since I …
  11. Carillion collapse: Howlin raises issue with Taoiseach in the Dáil Issued 24 January 2018 Labour Party leader and Wexford TD Brendan Howlin, has raised the urgent need to provide for the opening of Loreto College Wexford with the Taoiseach during Leaders’ …
  12. Proposed approval for EU Directive on standards for the reception of applicants for international protection Issued 23 January 2018 Speech by Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Motion re: Proposed approval for EU Directive on standards for the reception of applicants for international protection 23rd …
  13. Statement by Brendan Howlin on Northern Ireland Talks Issued 18 January 2018 Leader of the Labour Party and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs Brendan Howlin TD has said: "It is a matter of deep regret that 12 months on, Northern Ireland is still without …
  14. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on the Report of the 8th Amendment Committee Issued 17 January 2018 On Wednesday 4th May 1983, then Senator, Mary Robinson moved an amendment in Seanad Eireann.   It said that Seanad Eireann refuses to give a second reading to the Eighth …
  15. Statement by Labour leader Brendan Howlin TD, post European Council, Brussels, 14-15 December 2017 Issued 16 January 2018 It is now nearly a month on since the December EU Council meeting. Significant progress was made on Brexit and on the EU leader’s agenda. It is unfortunate that debate in …
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