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  1. Statement by Labour leader Brendan Howlin TD, ahead of European Council, Brussels, 14-15 December 2017

    Wed Dec 13, 2017 - 03:51 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Dáil Éireann, December 13th, 201713th December 2017Taoiseach,As you will recall this will be the third time I requested a briefing from your officials in advance of the EU CouncilI hope in future th...
  2. Dáil statement by Joan Burton TD on the Paradise Papers

    Fri Dec 8, 2017 - 02:11 pm - Joan Burton TD Speech by Joan Burton TDLabour Party spokesperson on Finance and Public Expenditure and ReformDáil Éireann, Statements on Paradise Papers8th December 2017In the context of this discussion and the br...
  3. Naughten Sleeps through another Wake-Up Call on Climate Change

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 07:40 pm - Brendan Ryan TD *Embargoed until 7.40pmSpeech by Brendan Ryan TDLabour Party Whip and Spokesman on DefenceNaughten Sleeps through another Wake-Up Call on Climate ChangeDáil Éireann, Statements on Climate Change7th ...
  4. Dáil Éireann Speech by Brendan Ryan TD, on Ireland's participation in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)

    Thu Dec 7, 2017 - 05:10 pm - Brendan Ryan TD Speech by Brendan Ryan TDLabour Party Whip and Spokesman on DefenceMotion on the proposed approval by Dail Éireann of Ireland's participation in Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)Dáil Éireann...
  5. Syrian Civil War a Proxy Conflict between Superpowers

    Tue Dec 5, 2017 - 09:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD *Embargoed until 9pm, December 5th, 2017Speech by Brendan Howlin TDLabour Party Leader and Spokesman on Foreign AffairsSyrian Civil War a Proxy Conflict between SuperpowersDáil Éireann, Motion re. S...
  6. Ireland Deserves Better: Address by Brendan Howlin at the Labour Party Executive Board

    Thu Nov 30, 2017 - 04:36 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Brendan HowlinLeader of the Labour PartyAt the Labour Party Executive Board, 30th November 2017 Dublin‘Ireland Deserves Better’Good evening to you all,Thank you for being here to discus...
  7. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD on Disclosures Tribunal motion

    Wed Nov 29, 2017 - 04:09 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Ceann Comhairle,The past few weeks have damaged confidence in this Government.They have probably damaged confidence in politics.And they have certainly inflicted further damage on the administration o...
  8. Speech by Brendan Ryan TD on the Housing (Homeless Families) Bill

    Thu Nov 16, 2017 - 10:47 am - Brendan Ryan TD I congratulate my colleague, Deputy Jan O'Sullivan, on bringing forward this very important Bill.  As Deputy O'Sullivan set out earlier, children have no rights to protection, safety or a roof over t...
  9. Children's rights should be at the heart of our response to homelessness - O'Sullivan

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 - 05:06 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD I wish to commend the Housing (Homeless Families) Bill to the House and thank those who have already indicated their support for the Bill.No child should have to sleep on the streets; no child should ...
  10. A new democratic programme for a new generation

    Fri Nov 10, 2017 - 07:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Address by Brendan Howlin, T.D. Leader of the Labour Party at the Labour Youth National Conference, Portlaoise, 10th November, 2017IntroductionGood evening.It’s an honour to be back at Labour Youth ...
  11. Post EU Council Statement by Brendan Howlin

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 04:58 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Post EU Council Statement by Brendan Howlin in Dáil Éireann, 25th October 2017. The EU Council last week came to number of important conclusions on Migration, Digital Europe, Security & Defence,...
  12. Speech by Kathleen Lynch to UCC Autumn Conferring Ceremony 25th October 2017

    Wed Oct 25, 2017 - 09:56 am - Kathleen Lynch I want to begin by thanking you for the invitation to be here today, and by saying how honoured I was to have been asked. I see a lot of proud and happy faces in this audience and that is as it should...
  13. Catalonia Crisis must be Resolved through Dialogue- Dáil speech by Brendan Howlin

    Tue Oct 24, 2017 - 05:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYCatalonia Crisis must be Resolved through DialogueDáil Éireann, Statements on CataloniaTuesday 24th October 2017I want to start by quoting a statement from the Catalonian Presi...
  14. Dail Statements in advance of EU Council

    Wed Oct 18, 2017 - 02:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speech by Party Leader Brendan Howlin in advance of the EU Council, 18th October.Taoiseach,When we last discussed this issue in June I flagged, as did others, the need for appropriate briefing materia...
  15. Speech by Brendan Howlin TD at the campaign launch for Cllr. Andrew Montague Labour Party candidate Dublin North-West

    Tue Oct 17, 2017 - 07:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD It is a real pleasure to be here to help launch Andrew Montague’s campaign.There are few councillors who can claim to have the impact Andrew has had during his time on the council.In 2004, he was fi...