LABOUR FRONT BENCH ANNOUNCED
The Labour Party has unveiled its new look front bench with several former ministers covering multiple portfolios.
Six former TDs who lost their seats in the last election have also been called up as national spokespeople.
Party leader Brendan Howlin will be their spokesperson on Justice and Northern Ireland – while his predecessor Joan Burton will watch Finance, Education and the Arts.
Alan Kelly is the new spokesperson on Health and Jobs while Jan O’Sullivan will shadow the Departments of Housing and Children.