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Childers part of largest delegation ever to visit Gaza and Cairo

Posted on January 13, 2010

Our MEP for Ireland East Nessa Childers will be taking part in one of the largest ever delegations of MEPs and Parliamentarians to visit Cairo and the Gaza Strip over the next couple of days. The trip has been organised by a Palestenian NGO, End the Siege on Gaza. Here Nessa posts about the trip and includes links where you can follow her progress.

Over the next four days, I will travel with one of the largest delegations ever to the besieged and still occupied Gaza Strip,
Palestine.

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Introducing Nessa Childers MEP Ireland East (Leinster)

Posted on August 31, 2009

Nessa Childers MEP - Nessa Childers MEP (Ireland East) and the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD.
Nessa Childers MEP (Ireland East) and the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD.

The election of Nessa Childers, Labour's new MEP for the Ireland East (formerly Leinster) constituency was one of the stories of the 2009 European and Local elections.

Running an assiduous, grassroots election campaign from the Cooley Mountains in Louth to Rosslare in Wexford (and everywhere in between) Nessa secured almost 80,000 first preference votes to win Labour's first seat in the area for a quarter of a century.

Bringing with her an enormous commitment to public service and social justice which has become synonymous with the Childers family down the generations, Nessa says she is "hugely privileged to have received such a substantial mandate to represent the people of Ireland East in the European Parliament."

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