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  1. Ireland must lead on Sustainable Development Goals Issued 25 September 2017 Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD has said on the second anniversary of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, that having played a …
  2. Howlin to attend British Labour Conference Issued 24 September 2017 Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin will attend the UK Labour Party Conference in Brighton over the coming three days, and will focus his efforts on seeking to further develop …
  3. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD at Kildare North Labour selection convention Issued 21 September 2017 Good evening all. It’s great to see such a turnout here to support both Emmet and Fergus. The last twelve months have not represented Irish politics finest hour. Having …
  4. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD to the Chartered Accountants Ireland Conference Issued 21 September 2017 Good afternoon, Thank you for the invitation to be here with you this afternoon. Your theme of ‘Speaking Up’ is one that is particularly appropriate and timely in the …
  5. Budget must focus on people not tax cuts Issued 20 September 2017 Labour Leader Brendan Howlin TD has reiterated his call at Leader's Questions for the Budget to be refocused on public services rather than paltry tax cuts. Deputy Howlin …
  6. Howlin proposes to hand full responsibility for property tax to local authorities Issued 20 September 2017 Remarks by Brendan Howlin, T.D. Leader of the Labour Party at the launch of the journal, Administration, "The ‘Democratic Revolution? Evaluating the political and …
  7. Clarity needed on rogue agencies regulations Issued 20 September 2017 Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin TD has called on the Government to progress legislation on regulating rogue crisis pregnancy agencies. Deputy Howlin commented: “Earlier …
  8. Howlin welcomes Halawa acquittal Issued 18 September 2017 Labour Party leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD, has welcomed news of the acquittal of Ibrahim Halawa and his sisters in an Egyptian court. Mr. …
  9. Howlin urges progressive leaders to focus on tackling inequality Issued 16 September 2017 Speaking at the Global Progress Summit 2017, Brendan Howlin today urged progressive leaders to focus on increasing employment, growing wages and tax justice as mechanisms to …
  10. Statement on resignation of Garda Commissioner Issued 10 September 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD reacting to the resignation of the Garda Commissioner has said: "I welcome the decision of the Garda Commissioner to stand down from her …
  11. FF and FG fighting over tax cuts as housing crisis worsens Issued 6 September 2017 Speech by Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin at Selection Convention for Sen. Kevin Humphreys, Dublin Bay South Constituency, 7.30pm Wednesday 6th September. Last weekend the …
  12. Taoiseach must answer questions on his new Communications Unit Issued 30 August 2017 Labour leader Brendan Howlin has described the Taoiseach's Strategic Communications Unit as a vanity propaganda project, and a means of providing further communications …
  13. Statement on the death of Conal Kavanagh Issued 28 August 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has expressed his sadness on the sudden death of former Wicklow Councillor Conal Kavanagh. "I was deeply saddened to hear of the sudden …
  14. UK Labour Move towards a softer Brexit welcome Issued 27 August 2017 The Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has welcomed the policy shift by the British Labour Party on Brexit, but highlighted that even those softer arrangements would be …
  15. Budget preparation creates cause for concern Issued 20 July 2017 The Mid-Year Expenditure Report published today by Minister Donohoe makes for very worrying reading, while his appearance at the Budgetary Oversight Committee has created …
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