Mr [Alan] Kelly was not present at Mr [Brendan] Howlin’s unveiling this afternoon.
“I am very disappointed Alan Kelly did not show up today,” Mr Howlin said. “I will be ringing him after this press conference.”
In an interview with News at One, the new leader said he had “no trouble” with Mr Kelly and he would be an “intrinsic part of the Labour Party”.
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Brendan Howlin and Labour Party TDs and staff at Leinster House.
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