Councillor says Labour ‘failed’ on election strategy

Labour’s election strategy in north Dublin ‘‘failed dismally’’ because the party picked a candidate with no political experience, according to one of the constituency’s most high-profile councillors.

2nd June, 2007

Labour’s election strategy in north Dublin ‘‘failed dismally’’ because the party picked a candidate with no political experience, according to one of the constituency’s most high-profile councillors.

Labour failed to hold onto the seat of outgoing TD Sean Ryan, which was contested by his brother Brendan.

Peter Coyle said the ‘‘single biggest problem arose from the selection of a candidate without any political experience’’....

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