From the 2002 Labour Party Leadership Election, Profiles of candidates for Leader and Deputy Leader July 17, 2014
A leaflet sent to Labour Party members from the 2002 Labour Party Leadership contest. It has profiles , provided by the candidates, for both the Leadership and Deputy Leadership Elections.
Pat Rabbitte was elected Party Leader defeating Roisin Shortall, Eamon Gilmore and Brendan Howlin. Liz McManus was elected Deputy Leader defeating Joan Burton, Willie Penrose and Joe Costello.
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A Budget 2013 Leaflet from former Labour Minister and now Independent TD Róisín Shortall . The leaflet criticises various measures in the budget such as Child Benefit Cuts and Property Tax.
In relation to the budget she says that ..”…The Government has a duty to be fair to its citizens, and it is failing miserably in this respect”
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Roisin Shorthall ‘.. a strong local voice’ for Griffith Avenue – 1997 GE Dublin North West April 27, 2010
From the 1997 General Election a leaflet from Labour Party candidate Roisin Shorthall running in Dublin North West.
In the leaflet she emphasises her local links to Griffith Avenue and it surrounding areas. Roisin Shorthall was elected.
Roisin Shortall -Labour -1997 Dublin North West November 2, 2009
Plenty of good facts about 1997 here.
The Childrens allowance was £39, its now €166
‘84% of students now finish second level’ -Whats the figure now?
Water charges and Residential Property Tax both scrapped look to be on the way back.
Other bits of interest there too.