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Labour gears up for next election with sale of HQ

Labour has stepped up its general election preparations by selling off its headquarters near St Stephen’s Green in Dublin.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

8th March, 2015
Labour’s headquarters on Ely Place in Dublin 2 Picture: Feargal Ward

The existing four-storey Georgian building has been described internally as being “well past its sell-by date”, and has never been modernised since the party bought it in the 1990s.

It did not have enough space for party meetings, and Labour had to hire an extra office in Dublin’s city centre to act as its election headquarters in the 2011 general election.

A Labour spokesman confirmed that it had sold its HQ at...

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