Brendan Howlin

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British prime minister Theresa May delivers a speech detailing a new Brexit deal on Thursday. Photograph:  Kirsty Wigglesworth/ WPA Pool/Getty

Good morning, As we draw closer to the summer, it’s hard to escape the feeling the Brexit end game may be approaching (and not a minute too soon, I h(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin  hit out at the Government’s co-living proposals featuring shared kitchen and living areas, which he described as ‘ludicrous’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The Government has been accused of being “mind numbing in its lack of ambition” in dealing with the housing crisis. Labour leader Brendan Howlin made(...)

The issue of Government spending has been one of main the topics of the local and European elections, with TDs from all parties reporting voter concern about projects such as the national children’s hospital and the National Broadband Plan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has called on the State’s fiscal watchdog to carry out an official examination of the Government’s budgetary figures because it claims Fin(...)

Labour  leader Brendan Howlin: turns out his predecessor Pat Rabbitte supports the Government’s national broadband plan. Checkmate. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Perfidious Pat. Et tu, Rabbitte? How is a Labour leader supposed to vehemently oppose the Government’s broadband project when the silken words of an(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Sean Haughey said people were ‘genuinely afraid to travel on the Dart at certain times of the day and at weekends’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Antisocial behaviour on public transport will only get worse with the onset of summer as groups take over Dart carriages on the way to the beach, the (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil ‘we did think about’ renationalising Eir to “get out our hands on the real infrastructure which is the poles and the ducts”. File photograph: Maxwells

The Government considered the renationalisation of Eir as part of its discussions on the national broadband plan but it would have cost €8 billion or (...)

Katherine Zappone and Tanya Ward with, from left, Mary Lou McDonald, Brendan Howlin, Dara Calleary, Regina Doherty, Eamon Ryan, Róisín Shortall and Richard Boyd Barrett. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A three-year plan to eradicate consistent poverty among children, led by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, is necessary if the issue is to be taken seriousl(...)

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton said there was ‘nothing underhand’ in the Government decision to publish significant documents in relation to the national broadband plan on Wednesday. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton has insisted that there is “nothing underhand” in the Government decision to publish significant documents (...)

Fianna Fáil communications spokesman Timmy Dooley said the Cabinet decision to proceed with the €3 billion plan has ‘all the hallmarks of a PR exercise’. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Opposition parties have accused the Government of using the national broadband plan to bolster its chances in the upcoming local and European election(...)

 Leo Varadkar had said there was ‘no evidence’ to support the ‘strange story’. File photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Leo Varadkar has bowed to sustained criticism of his response to revelations about bodies decomposing at Waterford mortuary by admitting he was “wrong(...)

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