Howlin: ‘Kelly’s ambition is a very fine trait, but I’m going nowhere’
Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin says that while Alan Kelly is fully entitled to set his stall out for the future, he himself has no plans to step down from the top job just yet
Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said there is no question of any leadership challenge from Tipperary TD Alan Kelly before the next election.
Howlin was tasked with restoring Labour’s fortunes after it fell from 37 seats to just seven at the last general election. But he was recently given a six-month deadline by former party deputy leader Alan Kelly to produce results.
However, in an interview with The Sunday Business Post, Howlin said there...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
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