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Power cut for Kelly as path clears for Howlin

No desire in party for divisive leadership contest

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
3rd April, 2016
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Not the right time for Alan Kelly, Pic: Barbara Lindberg

Alan Kelly is set to be forced out of the race to become the next Labour leader - leaving the way clear for Brendan Howlin.

Labour sources say Kelly’s stock among the membership has dropped since the election campaign, due to his comments about power being “like a drug” to him and his overall role as director of elections.

It is also seen as unlikely that Kelly could get both a...

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