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Brendan Howlin elected 12th Labour Party Leader

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 02:59 PM

Brendan Howlin

Today, Brendan Howlin was elected the 12 th Leader of the Labour Party.

Speaking at the announcement of his Leadership, Brendan Howlin thanked his parliamentary colleagues fot their support and spoke about what Labour has to offer for the Irish people.

Deputy Howlin said: "Labour doesn't offer theatrics. We offer real change. This is uniquely Labour’s space. Democracy is predicated on a contract with the people. And that contract is based on improving people’s standard of living and quality of life."

 You can watch Brendan's full speech below and read what he said from our media centre


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