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  1. The abuse of women by rogue agencies must be brought to a stop - Howlin

    Thu Nov 17, 2016 - 05:50 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Ceann Comhairle,I move that the Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2016 be read a second time.About 10 years ago, a small organisation came into existence called Choice Ireland.It w...
  2. Can we take 200 young people from Calais? Yes we can

    Wed Nov 2, 2016 - 08:59 pm - Jan O'Sullivan TD No-one can be untouched by the plight of the 1500 children who were left to fend for themselves when the Calais ‘jungle’ camp was dismantled. There is something deeply disturbing about seeing youn...
  3. CHILD REFUGEE CRISIS NEEDS AMBITIOUS, COHERENT AND SUSTAINED RESPONSE

    Wed Nov 2, 2016 - 08:45 pm - Brendan Howlin TD I very much welcome the initiative of this debate. I applaud the motive and the actions of those who have been seeking to build all-party support for the motion on this matter, a motion which my party...
  4. EUROPEAN GLOBALISATION FUND SHOULD BE DEPLOYED FOR BREXIT

    Wed Nov 2, 2016 - 11:40 am - Brendan Howlin TD Remarks by Brendan Howlin TD at the All-Island Civil DialogueThis forum presents a unique opportunity for those of us involved in the political space to hear from civic society - the sectors both econ...
  5. FF JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS BILL A WELCOME IMPROVEMENT ON ABSURD SHANE ROSS PROPOSALS

    Thu Oct 27, 2016 - 10:44 am - Willie Penrose TD I warmly welcome this Bill and I have no hesitation in offering Labour Party support for its passage into law. This is a sensible, constructive and balanced proposal. In that respect, it contrasts s...
  6. OUR TAX LAWS FAVOUR THE DONALD TRUMPS

    Wed Oct 26, 2016 - 04:05 pm - Joan Burton TD Speech by Labour Finance Spokesperson Joan Burton on the 2016 Finance Bill. Key points include:Wealthy investors have been able to manipulate our tax laws.Corporate tax losses worth €1.24bn lost to ...
  7. Brendan Howlin address to the Wexford Chamber of Commerce

    Fri Oct 21, 2016 - 03:16 pm - Brendan Howlin TD It’s always a pleasure to be here with members of the Chamber of Commerce.Firstly, and briefly, I want to talk about how we can begin to build a shared prosperity in Ireland.And perhaps a little mor...
  8. SYRIA BECOMING A COLD WAR PROXY CONFLICT

    Thu Oct 20, 2016 - 05:23 pm - Joan Burton TD Speaking on Dáíl Éireann statements on the conflict in Syria, with particular reference to the ongoing crisis in Aleppo.The now six year-old conflict in Syria is the world’s gravest humanitarian ...
  9. BUILDING A SHARED PROSPERITY: LABOUR’S ALTERNATIVE BUDGET

    Thu Oct 6, 2016 - 11:22 am - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party leader, Brendan Howlin TD, along with Finance Spokesperson, Joan Burton TD, and Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform, Seán Sherlock TD, have launched the party’s alternative b...
  10. Irish music quota Bill- Willie Penrose's speech to Irish musicians

    Thu Sep 29, 2016 - 02:46 pm - Willie Penrose TD “If a nation is defined by its culture – and it is – it’s hard to grasp why we Irish have allowed one of our greatest cultural assets – our music and song – to be banished from our primeti...
  11. Our motion seeks to provide a route map towards the satisfactory resolution of the Dublin Bus dispute-Nash

    Wed Sep 28, 2016 - 05:39 pm - Senator Ged Nash I am pleased to move this motion on behalf of the Labour Party. The motion seeks to provide a route map towards the satisfactory resolution of the Dublin Bus dispute. It also seeks the introduction of...
  12. Building a shared prosperity - speech by Brendan Howlin at the Dublin Economic Workshop

    Fri Sep 23, 2016 - 07:30 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Welcome to Wexford!It is a clear sign of progress to see the Dublin economic workshop leave the august surroundings of Kenmare to visit the Sunny South East.As Dublin prepare for their second effort a...
  13. Proudly Labour - Speech by Brendan Howlin

    Fri Sep 23, 2016 - 02:00 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Good afternoon.I hope you all enjoyed the morning session, and welcome to the councillors who have joined us for the afternoon.Last night, I spoke about the rebuilding of the Labour Party. I spoke abo...
  14. Rebuilding Labour-Speech by Brendan Howlin to Labour Think-In

    Thu Sep 22, 2016 - 05:44 pm - Brendan Howlin TD   Good evening, and welcome back after what I hope was a relaxing summer break.My job is a simple one – to rebuild the Labour Party.To do so, I will rely on the talents of all those gathered here t...
  15. ‘The rebuilding of Labour is underway’-Brendan Howlin

    Sat Sep 17, 2016 - 12:31 pm - Brendan Howlin TD It’s an honour to be here today to address the Labour Women Conference for my first time as Leader of the Labour Party.The work of Labour Women will be central to the rebuilding of the Labour Party....