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“Sister” Parties & “Girlfriend” Parties

“You should support the British Labour Party…your sister Party” they say. “You should support the Irish Labour Party…your sister Party” they say. I daresay they are only half-right. Family of sorts. And I daresay we would support them. If Joan Burton … Continue reading

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Constituency Offices…#21 Joe Costello TD

The office of Labour TD for Dublin Central, Joe Costello is in Sean McDermott Street.   I am not overly impressed. There is no permanent signage but the banner is certainly eye-catching. Noteworthy that Mr Costello has advice centres in … Continue reading

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Fair Play SDLP Ballycastle

Interesting motion (deferred at Conference) from SDLP in Ballycastle. Asking SDLP should organise in the Republic of Ireland. Good idea? Yes …not necessarily in the short-term …but SDLP has to put down a marker that it is an all-Ireland party. … Continue reading

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Irish Labour Party Deserves All It Gets

I have no sympathy for the Irish Labour. Nominally a sister Party of the SDLP, it has been remarkably unsupportive of SDLP down the years. I recall a walkout at a 1970s SDLP Conference whenConor Cruise O’Brien …a truly awful … Continue reading

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