Gilmore heralds historic day at the polls for Labour Party

The ‘group of death’ constituency of Dun Laoghaire certainly looked set to pan out that way, with the careers of two Fianna Fáil ministers and a former Green minister on the chopping block.

26th February, 2011

The ‘group of death’ constituency of Dun Laoghaire certainly looked set to pan out that way, with the careers of two Fianna Fáil ministers and a former Green minister on the chopping block.

A five-seater constituency in 2007, it is now a four seater, which increased the competition for the 14 candidates. Labour leader Eamon Gilmore topped the poll with 20 per cent of the vote and more than 11,000 first...

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