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  1. Explanation needed on rushed visit by Taoiseach to Hungary Issued 4 January 2018 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has called for an explanation as to why the last minute visit by the Taoiseach to visit the Hungarian leader Victor Orbán was kept secret …
  2. Statement by Brendan Howlin on delayed Kenneally Inquiry Issued 3 January 2018 Today Deputy Brendan Howlin met some of the victims of convicted paedophile Bill Kenneally. The victims have expressed their serious concern and dismay that the Commission of …
  3. Howlin says latest Justice proposals farcical Issued 28 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has described the Government’s response to the crisis in the Department of Justice as farcical and not a real separation, and that the …
  4. UN cannot be made subject to Trump financial threats – may be time to reconsider location Issued 26 December 2017 Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on foreign affairs Brendan Howlin has said today that the United Nations cannot be made subject to the financial threats by the current …
  5. Ireland must vote at UN against actions of US Government in Israel Issued 21 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has said the Irish Government must immediately make clear that they will vote to condemn at the UN the provocative decision of the US …
  6. Howlin calls for all-party approach to referendum bill Issued 19 December 2017 The Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, has called for an all-party approach in the Oireachtas on the passage of the abortion referendum bill. Deputy Howlin said: "It is …
  7. British Government protecting DUP donors Issued 18 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has described as 'scandalous' the decision by the British Government to only apply politcal funding transparency in Northern Ireland …
  8. Howlin expresses disappointment at Taoiseach's Austrian congratulations Issued 16 December 2017 Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Brendan Howlin TD has expressed his surprise and disappointment at the tweet from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar …
  9. Ryanair should extend trade union recognition to other workers in company - Howlin Issued 16 December 2017 Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD, has called on Ryanair to make early and generous concessions to other categories of workers at the company in their bids to secure …
  10. 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: …
  11. 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 …
  12. 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 …
  13. 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 …
  14. 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 …
  15. 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 …
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