Brendan Howlin

Brendan Howlin

Brendan Howlin: Selling off a quarter of AIB is of no benefit to us

Brendan Howlin: Selling off a quarter of AIB is of no benefit to us

The capital review should have addressed the corrosive effect of ten years of recession on democracy itself

We need to talk about a united Ireland

We need to talk about a united Ireland

Four months have now passed since a majority of people in Britain voted to leave the EU and the p...

Brendan Howlin: Stalled out with the ‘do-nothing’ coalition

Brendan Howlin: Stalled out with the ‘do-nothing’ coalition

At a time when leadership is needed more than ever, we’re not getting the proactive ‘new politics’ we deserve

Criticism of EMC is absurd

Criticism of EMC is absurd

Recently in an Irish Times podcast with Pat Rabbitte, the commentator Fintan O’Toole referred t...

Croke Park II is the best deal in a bad situation

Croke Park II is the best deal in a bad situation

No one is saying it is perfect, but savings have to be made, and this deal is the fairest for all public sector workers, writes Brendan Howlin.

Estimates reform shines light on public service performance

Estimates reform shines light on public service performance

The new-look Book of Estimates brings further transparency to government, writes Brendan Howlin.