Statement on the death of Seamus Mallon

24 January 2020

Labour Party Leader, Brendan Howlin, this evening expressed his deep sadness at the passing of Seamus Mallon.

Brendan Howlin said:

“On my behalf, and on behalf of all members of the Labour Party, I wish to express my deep sadness at the passing of Seamus Mallon.

“Seamus made an immeasurable contribution to the cause of peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland.  Together with John Hume he drove forward a vision of an Ireland freed from the spectre of violence, terror and discrimination.  His life will be celebrated by Irish people everywhere who cherish the peace that Seamus dedicated his life to.”

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