Reminder Labour National Conference – this Saturday from 10.30am

Labour Trade Unionists
01 November 2019

The Labour Party will hold a one day National Conference this Saturday 9th November 2019, in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath from 10.30am.

There will be a photocall at 10.30am to open the conference, and a media doorstep at 3pm with Brendan Howlin TD, where our by-election campaign will be launched.

The schedule of the conference is available here:

The live TV discussion from 11am to 1pm will debate how we build an equal society with contributions from guest speakers and Labour representatives on direct provision, housing, health, education, and climate justice.

Joan Burton TD will chair a policy session from 2.30pm on Labour’s five core issues, followed by Jan O’Sullivan TD on Labour’s housing plan, and then Sen. Ged Nash on the jobs of the future.

Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD will make his address at 8.30pm.


For further info contact Cathal McCann Head of Communications and Research, the Labour Party. 0874157832


Mullingar Park Hotel, Co. Westmeath.

Saturday 9th November 2019

9.30am – Registration

10.30am – Conference opens

10.35am – Welcome Address – Jack O’Connor, Party Chairperson

10.45am – Welcome to Mullingar – Alan Mangan, General Election candidate for Longford/Westmeath

10.50am – Senator Ivana Bacik, Chairperson of the General Election Committee

11am – 1pm Building an Equal Society

  • Section 1 – A Fair Start for every Child
  • Section 2 – Education, Mental Health and Drugs
  • Section 3 – Marriage Equality and Abortion rights in Northern Ireland
  • Section 4 – Health and Housing
  • Section 5 – Climate Justice
  • Section 6 – Direct provision, citizenship and online harrassment.

1.15pm – Conference Adjourns

2.30pm – 6pm – Workshops and Policy Sessions

Policy Sessions

Labour’s Five Core Issues: Jobs, Housing, Healthcare, Climate and a Fair Start for Every Child. Chair: Joan Burton TD

Labour’s Plan to Build 80,000 Homes in Five Years. Chair: Jan O’Sullivan TD

Creating the Good, Sustainable Jobs of the Future. Chair: Senator Ged Nash

7.30pm – Conference reconvenes

8.30pm – Party Leader Address – Brendan Howlin TD

9pm – Conference concludes

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