Labour gets loved up as Yanks take the mick

Labour's wooing of new TD Catherine Murphy has begun in earnest, whatever Comrade Stagg may think about it.

19th March, 2005

Dublin Central TD Joe Costello was giving Murphy that lovin' feelin' on Vincent Browne's radio showlastMonday night, congratulating Murphy and telling her that theLabour Party would be delighted, absolutely delighted, to have her back.

It was almost indecent. One hopes that Murphy is at least going to play hard to get. In Meath, Shane McEntee triumphed by virtue of an express train of a campaign and having a more typical ly Meathman's head thanFianna Fáil's...

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