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

Message from the Party Leader - Edition 7 2023

I hope you are keeping well and that you have had a chance to relax over the summer months, despite the changing weather. 

Ivana's message
Labour football pmb

Thank you for supporting our Private Members Bill on Football - Brian McDonagh

Earlier this month we presented our Private Members Bill on Football just before the Dáil recess.

Labours PMB on Football

Selection conventions and candidates nominated so far - Aideen Blackwood

We are now less than one year out from the next certain elections – the Local and European Elections in June 2024.

Labour Selection conventions

Job opportunities with PES

The PES is looking for a graphic designer/video editor and a trainee in economic and financial policy. Click the link below to view the job specs.

Job opportunities with PES
LP manifesto survey

Labour Manifesto Survey - Loraine Mulligan

The Policy Research Unit is inviting you to take part in a members survey as we begin work on our next General Election manifesto.

What should be in Labour’s next Manifesto?

Labour Campaign School

The Labour Campaign School had its first session on Tuesday 25th July focusing on “Your Role in the Local and European Elections”   

Labour Campaign School

Thank you for joining us for Tom Johnson 2023 - Lhamo Fitzsimons

Huge thanks to everyone who attended and everyone who helped make this year’s Tom Johnson Dublin 2023 a great success with special thanks to our Keynote speaker Esther Lynch, our brilliant panelists, Party Leader Ivana Bacik and Tadgh Quill-Manley Director of this years Tom Johnson as Labour Youth Policy and Education Officer. 

Tom Johnson 2023

Ploughing Championships

The Labour Party will once again be returning to the Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co. Laois on September 19th, 20th & 21st . We are encouraging all party members to attend and make sure to visit the Labour Party stand while down there. We will email the location of our stand once confirmed. 

Ploughing Championships

Save the Date: Party Conference 2024

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. 

Former Senator Billy Cashin remembered

Our former Senator, and native of Kanturk, Co. Cork, Billy Cashin died on Friday 21st July at the age of 85. He was a Taoiseach’s nominee to the Seanad from 1993 to 1997 under Dick Spring as Party Leader, and proudly contested the constituency of Cork North West for the Party. 

Former Senator Billy Cashin remembered

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