Thursday February 27, 2020

Labour market: the contenders to replace Brendan Howlin

How Alan Kelly, Ged Nash and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin would stack up in the leadership race

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

12th February, 2020
Brendan Howlin announces his departure as Labour leader today. Picture:

No sooner had Brendan Howlin announced his resignation as Labour leader at a press conference this afternoon than attention swung to who his successor might be.

While the outgoing leader joked that “decency” meant that those interested in the job would keep their powder dry until the press conference was over, it’s no secret that the party contains a number of ambitious young(ish) men in a hurry.

The most obvious...

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