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UK's contradictory position on trade is barrier to orderly Brexit not Ireland

Fri Jun 14, 2019 - 10:49 am - Brendan Howlin TD Making a further response to the remarks made by Jeffrey Donaldson MP of the DUP, the leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, pointed out that the Brexit dilemma is not the Irish backstop ...

Howlin responds to Donaldson – time to accept responsibility for your own failings

Thu Jun 13, 2019 - 06:51 pm - Brendan Howlin TD The Leader of the Labour Party, Brendan Howlin TD, has responded to comments made by the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson MP at the IIEA this evening.Deputy Howlin said:“The Taoiseach’s position on the b...

Home care packages need to play a central role in efficient use of hospital resources

Thu Jun 13, 2019 - 12:15 pm - Willie Penrose TD The crisis we are discussing was readily predictable. Ireland, like other countries across Europe, is experiencing a rapid demographic change as our population ages. This ageing is set to increase ove...

Mental health of Defence Forces personnel must be prioritised

Wed Jun 12, 2019 - 04:42 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Labour Spokesperson for Defence Brendan Ryan TD has called on Government to establish a permanent body for the provision of physical and mental healthcare of members of the Defence Forces. In an ...

Time for an All-Ireland Forum to discuss what a unitary Irish State might look like

Wed Jun 12, 2019 - 11:36 am - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking in the Dáil on Tuesday 11th June during 'Statements on Northern Ireland' Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin outlined his views on the need for an all-Ireland forum to discuss what a unitary ...