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  1. Labour Party Statement on the 8th Amendment Issued 15 December 2017 At its meeting last night, following a recommendation from the Party Leader Brendan Howlin, the Labour Party Executive Board, the party’s highest ranking body, endorsed the …
  2. Trade union recognition by Ryanair a significant move - Howlin Issued 15 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the decision by Ryanair to recognise pilot unions in an attempt to avoid a pre-Christmas strike. Deputy Howlin said: …
  3. Statement by Labour leader Brendan Howlin TD, ahead of European Council, Brussels, 14-15 December 2017 Issued 13 December 2017 Dáil Éireann, December 13th, 2017 13th December 2017 Taoiseach, As you will recall this will be the third time I requested a briefing from your officials in advance of the …
  4. High salary no substitute for political leadership in Gardai Issued 12 December 2017 The Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, has questioned the Government decision to potentially offer the new Garda Commission a salary of in excess of €250,000. Deputy …
  5. Stronger assurances needed on 'Gentleman's Agreement' Issued 11 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has expressed reservations about the vacillation by UK Cabinet members in recent days over the UK-EU agreement and said that the Irish …
  6. British Cabinet politicing suggests we have a long way to go on soft Brexit Issued 10 December 2017 Labour Leader Brendan Howlin has warned that the internal politics of the British Conservative Party could derail the prospects of a ‘soft’ Brexit with the advantages …
  7. Howlin warns against complacency as poll reveals support for 8th repeal Issued 8 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed the findings of an Ipsos/Mori opinion poll showing strong support for repealing the 8th amendment to the constitution. …
  8. The devil will be in the detail of future EU-UK discussions Issued 8 December 2017 The Leader of the Labour Party Brendan Howlin has said that today’s agreement between the EU and the UK marks the start of a process, not an end, and that the devil will be …
  9. Schulz federal proposals misguided Issued 7 December 2017 Labour Party Leader and foreign affairs spokesperson, Brendan Howlin TD has described proposals made by SPD leader Martin Schulz on European integration as misguided and …
  10. Howlin calls for school competition to name new National Children’s Hospital Issued 7 December 2017 Speaking in the Dáil today, Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD, asked the Minister for Health to consider running a competition in our schools to name the new National …
  11. Trump should concentrate on restarting peace process in Middle East – Howlin Issued 6 December 2017 Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has said the decision by Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital will damage …
  12. Syrian Civil War a Proxy Conflict between Superpowers Issued 5 December 2017 Speech by Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader and Spokesman on Foreign Affairs Syrian Civil War a Proxy Conflict between Superpowers Dáil Éireann, Motion re. Syrian …
  13. Statement on Brexit Talks Issued 4 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said that the obvious solution to the Brexit talks impasse now is for the UK as a whole to accept the need to remain within the single …
  14. Ireland Deserves Better: Address by Brendan Howlin at the Labour Party Executive Board Issued 30 November 2017 Address by Brendan Howlin Leader of the Labour Party At the Labour Party Executive Board, 30th November 2017 Dublin ‘Ireland Deserves Better’ Good evening to you all, …
  15. Government must act on Defence Forces Terms & Conditions Issued 30 November 2017 Today at Leader's Questions in the Dáil, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin raised the terms and conditions of personnel in our Defence Forces and the need for the …
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