Irish Labour Party perspective on Brexit and Ireland

IIEA2nd February 20172min
This event was part of the IIEA’s Brexit All Island Leaders’ Forum, in which political, social and business leaders from across the island of Ireland give their perspectives on the island’s post-Brexit future.

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About the Speech:

This event was part of the IIEA’s Brexit All Island Leaders’ Forum, in which political, social and business leaders from across the island of Ireland give their perspectives on the island’s post-Brexit future. In his address to the IIEA, Deputy Howlin provided the Irish Labour Party’s perspective on Brexit and its implications for Ireland.

About the Speaker:

Brendan Howlin is the Leader of the Labour Party, a position he has held since May 2016. In a 30-year career in politics he has held a number of ministerial positions, including Minister for Health and Minister for the Environment. He was appointed as the first Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform in 2011, a post which held until 2016. He has also served as Leas Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann. Deputy Howlin was first elected to Dáil Éireann in 1987.