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Local and European campaigns launched

Posted on May 02, 2014

Launching our Euro and Local Election campaigns

Yesterday afternoon in Dublin the Tánaiste and Leader of the Labour Party Eamon Gilmore, the Labour Deputy Leader Minister Joan Burton launched our European and Local Elections campaign.

The event, which was attended by our three Euro candidates, Dublin’s MEP Emer Costello, our candidate in Ireland Midlands/North West Lorraine Higgins and Phil Prendergast our MEP in Ireland South. Candidates for the Local Elections from all over the country also attended.

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Dublin's MEP Emer Costello submits nomination papers

Posted on April 24, 2014

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Earlier today Dublin's MEP Emer Costello launched her nomination papers for the forthcoming European Elections. In the Audioboo below you can hear what Emer said at a doorstep to journalists. We've also uploaded photographs from this morning to Flickr which you can see here.  

[You can keep up to date with Emer's campaign on her website or by following her on Twitter and adding her on Facebook.]

 

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On the canvas trail with Dublin's MEP Emer Costello

Posted on April 24, 2014

Canvassing in Ballyfermot

With posters on lamposts the elections are in full swing. Over the last few months Dublin's MEP Emer Costello has been busy canvassing steadily throughout the city. Yesterday morning her day started at the crack of dawn in Clonsilla train station with Councillor Michael O'Donovan and from there it was off to Terenure to meet Minister Joan Burton and Councillor Henry Upton.

You can see a selection of images from the day on Flickr.

[You can keep up to date with Emer's campaign on her website or by following her on Twitter and adding her on Facebook.] 

 

 

After a tour of the wonderful Primary Shapes Creche, it was time for a canvas of Terenure village. 

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Working Together - A Day in the Life - Gary Honer

Posted on April 16, 2014

Gary Honer

Continuing our A Day in the life series , here's the latest post compiled by local election candidate for Dublin's Crumlin/Kimmage Gary Honer

Follow Gary and his campaign on Twitter ; you can also like Gary on Facebook .

This ongoing series will feature our candidates in the forthcoming Local and European elections, party staff and party members sharing their day in photos to give you a taste of a day in the life of a campaign from all different perspectives.

The images will be posted first on our Instagram account and then compiled here (follow this series online using Webstagram . If you use Instagram do follow us by searching for LabourParty.

Breakfast and the papers ready for some scrubbing at the Crumlin Village clean up

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Meet our Euro election candidates

Posted on April 15, 2014

Our euro candidates

Labour has three outstanding candidates running for the Euro Elections with Dublin's MEP Emer Costello, Ireland South's MEP Phil Prendergast and Senator Lorraine Higgins who is running in Ireland Midlands/North West.

All three of our euro candidates are on Twitter and you can find links to follow them below.

Emer Costello on Twitter and Facebook.

Phil Prendergast on Twitter and Facebook.

Lorraine Higgins on Twitter and Facebook.

You can also find out more about our euro team from the links below to blog posts on their selection conventions. We'll keep you posted over the coming weeks on their campaigns. 

Emer Costello - A tireless representative for Dublin

Lorraine Higgins - 'I'm standing in Europe to win'

Phil Prendergast - Prendergast will stand up for Ireland

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Working Together - A Day in the Life - Mags Murphy

Posted on April 09, 2014

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Continuing our A Day in the life series , here's the latest post compiled by Mags Murphy. Mags is our Director of Internal Communications and Campaign Manager for Emer Costello MEP’s European election campaign.

Follow Emer and her campaign on Twitter; you can also like Emer on Facebook.

This ongoing series will feature our candidates in the forthcoming Local and European elections, party staff and party members sharing their day in photos to give you a taste of a day in the life of a campaign from all different perspectives.

The images will be posted first on our Instagram account and then compiled here ( follow this series online using Webstagram . If you use Instagram do follow us by searching for LabourParty.

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A Day in the Life - Declan Meenagh, Local Election candidate for Finglas/Cabra

Posted on April 07, 2014

Declan Meenagh canvassing

Continuing our A Day in the life series , here's the latest post compiled by Declan Meenagh. Declan is a first-time candidate and member of Labour Youth; he is running in Dublin's Cabra/Finglas ward.

Follow Declan and his campaign on Twitter; you can also like his page on Facebook and find out more about Declan from his Labour page.

This ongoing series will feature our candidates in the forthcoming Local and European elections, party staff and party members sharing their day in photos to give you a taste of a day in the life of a campaign from all different perspectives.

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Costello launches petition seeking retention of Dublin ambulance services

Posted on April 07, 2014

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Dublin's MEP Emer Costello has launched a petition today calling for plans to integrate the Dublin ambulance service into the HSE to be reconsidered.

[Fill in the petition on Change.org.]

"The Dublin Fire Brigade and Ambulance service is hugely respected in Dublin. There is a wealth of experience and tradition in the service. By placing the ambulance service into the HSE, we would be diminishing the shared experience that exists between the fire brigade and ambulance service," Costello said.

[Fill in the petition on Change.org.]

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Working Together - A Day in the Life - Cllr Rebecca Moynihan

Posted on April 01, 2014

Rebecca Moynihan

Continuing our A Day in the life series, here's the latest post compiled by Councillor Rebecca Moynihan. Rebecca is a Labour City Councillor for Crumlin/Kimmage in Dublin's South West Inner City. 

Follow Rebecca on Twitter and add her on Facebook. You can also find out more about Rebecca from her Labour page

This ongoing series will feature our candidates in the forthcoming Local and European elections, party staff and party members sharing their day in photos to give you a taste of a day in the life of a campaign from all different perspectives.

The images will be posted first on our Instagram account and then compiled here ( follow this series online using Webstagram . If you use Instagram do follow us by searching for LabourParty.

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Working Together - A Day in the Life - Marty O'Prey

Posted on March 31, 2014

Continuing our A Day in the life series, here's the latest post taken by our Youth and Development Officer Marty O'Prey. As well as working with Labour Youth, Marty has been out and about canvassing with many of our young candidates. 

You can follow Labour Youth on Twitter and add Labour Youth on Facebook

The series will feature our candidates in the forthcoming Local and European elections, party staff and party members sharing their day in photos to give you a taste of a day in the life of a campaign from all different perspectives.

The images will be posted first on our Instagram account and then compiled here (follow this series online using Webstagram. If you use Instagram do follow us by searching for LabourParty.

  Lorraine's day started with canvassing commuters in Sallins

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