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Gilmore introduces four new Labour candidates

Posted on December 13, 2010 at 05:13 PM

Gilmore announces 4 new Labour candidates - The Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD today announced four new candidates for the forthcoming General Election.From left to right, Michael McNamara (Clare), Senator Ivana Bacik (Dun Laoghaire), the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD, Lorraine Higgins (Galway East) and John Whelan (Laois/Offaly).
The Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD today announced four new candidates for the forthcoming General Election. From left to right, Michael McNamara (Clare), Senator Ivana Bacik (Dun Laoghaire), the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD, Lorraine Higgins (Galway East) and John Whelan (Laois/Offaly).

This afternoon Eamon Gilmore TD, Leader of the Labour Party, introduced four new candidates who have been selected over the last while to be Labour Party candidates in the forthcoming General Election.

They are Lorraine Higgins in Galway East, John Whelan in Laois/Offaly, Senator Ivana Bacik in Dun Laoghaire and Michael McNamara in Clare.

Speaking to journalists, the Labour Leader said: "We are now competing the first stage of our candidates selection process and we expect to have candidates in all 43 constituencies by the end of the week."

Eamon's full statement can be read in our media centre and you can see more images from the press conference on Flickr.

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