Ó Ríordáin: Howlin and Burton old guard should make way

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Labour Party senator Picture: Collins

Labour senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin believes Brendan Howlin cannot lead a conversation on a future government with other centre-left parties as he called for “generational renewal” in the party after the next election.

Ó Ríordáin said the results of last week’s local elections, where Labour won 57 seats, had provided the basis for change in the party after the next general election, including at leadership level.

“We have the basis there for a ...