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Ó Ríordáin puts union rights at heart of campaign

Dublin Bay North TD rejects calls to take Labour party ‘back to basics’

21st February, 2020
Ged Nash and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin at the Dublin Bay North TDs’ leadership campaign launch at the St Laurence O’Toole centre. Picture: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin made a pitch for trade union support as he officially launched his Labour leadership campaign today.

The Dublin Bay North TD said that he would fight for workers to have the right to union representation in collective bargaining, even if this meant having to put the question to a referendum.

“If this is deemed unconstitutional, either by the attorney general or the Supreme Court, we will...

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