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Gilmore to make televised address from Labour's Enfield conference

Friday, 14th February, 2014 6:42pm

Gilmore to make televised address from Labour's Enfield conference

Dominic Hannigan TD will be welcoming Labour delegates to Meath.

Labour TD Dominic Hannigan will welcome over 600 people to the party’s special one day national conference in Enfield this weekend.

Meath’s Labour councillors Niamh McGowan, Tracey McElhinney, Anton McCabe, James O’Shea, Brian Collins and Eoin Holmes, along with election candidates James Conlon and Sandra Gallagher, will also be on hand to welcome delegates to the conference in the Johnstown House Hotel on Saturday, February 15th.

“Labour in Meath is committed to working together to address the challenges that we face both in our county and in our country,” said Hannigan.

“Our strong local election team includes both experienced politicians and new candidates who all share a similar vision, energy and enthusiasm for tackling the issues that matter to people at local and national level.”


The schedule for the day

9.30am - Registration

10.30am - Conference Opens

Welcome Address: Deputy Dominic Hannigan
Address by Party Chairperson, Ms. Loraine Mulligan

10.40am - Address by Party Leader, An Tánaiste, Mr. Eamon Gilmore TD.

10.50am - Deputy Gerald Nash, Chairperson Policy Committee

11.00am -1.00 am – Labour in the Community - Working Together for Real Recovery 

  • · Working Together for local jobs and businesses
    · Working Together for hard pressed families in our communities
    · Working Together for our towns, cities, and rural communities
    · Working Together for cleaner, greener, communities
    · Working Together for better local housing and transport

1.00am - Conference Adjourns

2.00 pm-6.00pm Ministerial workshops

2.00pm: Getting people back to work – job activation and training 

  • · Q&A with Joan Burton TD, Minister for Social Protection

3.00pm: Keeping kids safe online – Internet safety and cyber-bullying 

  • · Pat Rabbitte TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
    · Ruairi Quinn TD, Minister for Education and Science
    · Dr Brian O’Neill, Chair, Internet Content Governance Advisory Group 

4.00pm: Labour’s agenda for reform and recovery 

  • · Q&A with Brendan Howlin TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

5.00pm: Primary care in the community 

  • · Alex White TD, Minister of State for Primary Care
    · Prof Charles Normand, Edward Kennedy Chair in Health Policy and Management, Trinity College Dublin

7.30pm - Conference reconvenes

7.30 pm - Distinguished Service Awards

8.00pm - Guest Speaker, Mr. Iain McNicol, General Secretary, British Labour Party

8.20pm - Emer Costello MEP

8.30pm - Party Leader Televised Address – An Tánaiste Mr. Eamon Gilmore TD

9.00pm - Conference Concludes

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