Left TDs and Councillors call for vote for Seamus McDonagh in Meath-East By-Election March 20, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in Irish Politics, The Left.
Press Release: Wednesday, 20th March
Several prominent Left TDs and councillors will hold a joint press conference in Ashbourne, county Meath, tomorrow (Thursday the 21st March) to call on people to vote for the Workers’ Party candidate Seamus McDonagh in the upcoming Meath East by-election.
The press conference is in the Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne, county Meath, at 11.00 a..m. and will be chaired by Workers Party President Michael Finnegan.
Among the Left TDs in attendance will be John Halligan, Thomas Pringle and Richard Boyd Barrett.
Councillors in attendance will include Waterford City Councillor Davy Walsh and Wicklow County Councillor Pat Kavanagh.
Seamus McDonagh said: “The Government must listen to the call from Irish workers and their families for the introduction of policies that serve their interests and not those of big business.”
“I am very happy that leading Leftwing politicians have decided to stand united behind my election campaign as a opportunity for working people to show they will no longer stand for the betrayal of their interests by politicians representing Labour, Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and, as their actions in the North indicate, Sinn Féin.”