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Welcome to the eight edition of LeftField Newsletter 2023!
Ivana Bacik TD

Message from the Party Leader - Edition 8 2023

Comrades, It was so wonderful to meet so many of you at our annual ‘Think In’ this month in Maynooth.

Ivana's message

Homes for People

Vacancy and dereliction are a blight on our urban and rural communities. While thousands of people across the country cannot access secure housing, thousands of properties are lying vacant.

Vacant and Derelict Homes
Remembering Niamh Bhreathnach social graphic 1

Niamh Bhreathnach Mentoring Programme - Hannah Deasy

Labour Women launch Niamh Bhreathnach Mentoring Programme

Remembering Niamh Bhreathnach
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Day of Action 30th September - Aideen Blackwood

Saturday 30th September is our third National Day of Action for 2023 and we are excited to see as many Labour members out campaigning in their local communities as possible.

Day of Action 30th September

Selection convention updates - Aideen Blackwood

After a short break in August, we have been back in action with selection conventions for the Local Elections over the last few weeks.

Selection convention updates

Maynooth Away Day - Cllr Angela Feeney

As Chair of Kildare North Constituency and local Labour councillor, I was delighted and honoured to welcome my Labour Party colleagues to my hometown of Maynooth for our Labour Think-In on September 14th and 15th.

Maynooth Away Day

Labour at National Ploughing Championships 2023 - Cllr Conor Sheehan

Torrential rain, collapsing footpaths, muddy fields and pools of water may have deterred some but it did not stop the Labour Party at the 2023 Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska.

Ploughing Championships 2023

Labour LGBTQ+ demonstration in Dublin

Earlier this month, Dublin saw hundreds of LGBTIQ activists and allies take to the streets to march and speak against the hateful rhetoric of anti-trans activists.

Labour LGBTQ+ demonstration in Dublin

Labour Youth Freshers week

Our next Party Conference will take place from Friday 22nd March-Sunday 24th March 2024 in The Helix in Dublin City University. Please save the date for now, further details will follow in due course. 

Labour Youth Freshers week
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We're hiring for a full time Digital Organiser!

Labour – the party of fairness and equality is recruiting a full time Digital Organiser to promote and progress our values of equality, solidarity and justice.

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ILHS International Labour History Conference

Irish Labour History Society

Ivana Bacik features in an article by the Irish Labour History Society  to mark its 50th anniversary. You can find out more about their most recent publication in the link below.

ILHS 50th Anniversary Publication

"My Experience with Alzheimer's" by Paul Mulhern

Earlier this month Labour Disability paid a visit to longstanding Labour Party member Paul Mulhern to speak to him about his experience of living with Alzheimer’s.  You can watch Paul’s honest reflections in this video and we would like to thank him for sharing this with us.

Watch here

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