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Apply for the Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary

The Labour Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour Group on Dublin Corporation who was killed in the 1916 Easter Rising, Councillor Richard O...

Munster technological university would result in top honours

Opposition to the creation of technological universities has come from many quarters over recent years. The role of members of the Higher Education Authority is not to undermine stated government poli...

Restoring Trust and Confidence in an Garda Síochána

Brendan Howlin addressing the MacGill Summer School 2017 on the topic of restoring trust and confidence in an Garda Síochána....

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Speech by Brendan Howlin TD to the Chartered Accountants Ireland Conference

Thu Sep 21, 2017 - 04:10 pm - Brendan Howlin TD 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 context of affairs both foreign...

Right to housing should be inserted in Constitution

Thu Sep 21, 2017 - 11:38 am - Jan O'Sullivan TD I am on the side of those who say that enshrining such rights in the Constitution will make a difference. It will not solve all the problems but I believe it will make a difference, and I am not alone...

Howlin proposes to hand full responsibility for property tax to local authorities

Wed Sep 20, 2017 - 05:40 pm - Brendan Howlin TD 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 administrative reform landscape aft...

Budget must focus on people not tax cuts

Wed Sep 20, 2017 - 04:55 pm - Brendan Howlin TD 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 said:"At Leaders Questions tod...

O'Sullivan welcomes ICTU intervention on Housing

Wed Sep 20, 2017 - 04:52 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD Labour spokesperson on Housing, Jan O'Sullivan TD has welcomed the publication today by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions of their proposals to tackle the housing emergency, and backed their call for...

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