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Vote Holmes no. 1

Posted on March 27, 2013

Cllr Eoin Holmes votes in the Meath East byelection

Today the voters of Meath East go to the polls to vote in the byelection and last night the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said our candidate Eoin Holmes is an experienced businessman and community activist and ‘can make a valuable contribution in government’. The Tánaiste added that Eoin ‘stands head and shoulders above all the other candidates’.

During the campaign Labour Party members, Labour Ministers and members of the Parliamentary party came to Meath East to canvas for Eoin in particularly harsh weather conditions. Since yesterday afternoon alone 23,550 leaflets have been delivered by the Labour teams to households in Meath East.

We are very proud to have Eoin as our candidate and also very proud of our members who turned out day after day to canvas.

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Cllr Eoin Holmes selected as Labour's candidate in Meath East byelection

Posted on March 11, 2013

Cllr Eoin Holmes

Following on from Friday’s Meath East Byelection selection convention which saw Cllr Eoin Holmes formally selected as the Labour Party candidate, canvassing began at a pace on Saturday morning.

Speaking after his selection Cllr Holmes said he fully supported Labour’s focus in Government on addressing the jobs crisis and how, as a small business owner, he is aware of the challenges faced by those trying to create and sustain employment in the current economic climate.

“I am not a political insider,” Cllr Holmes said. “Rather I have real life experience, running my own small business and trying to keep it operating in the worst of economic circumstances.”

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