Thank you

I owe a huge debt of gratitude to my brilliant campaign team and everybody who voted for me and ensured my re-election as a TD for Limerick City – it is a huge honour. I also want to say a big thank you to everyone who sent me messages of congratulations.

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Please Vote No. 1 Willie O Dea

Tomorrow the voters of Limerick will decide who is best to represent them in the Dáil. I hope my track record of hard work for Limerick shows that I am worthy of that honour. Please give me your No. 1 vote to allow me to continue my work for the people of Limerick & South

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CAMPAIGN DIARY WEEK 3

Monday Feb 14 Valentine’s Day, and while my path is not strewn with rose petals, the welcome on the doors around Mungret is good until mid-afternoon, when I detect a sudden frostiness. Maybe frostiness is putting it too strong, but people do seem surprised to see me at their door. This goes on for a

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Campaign Diary Week 2

Monday Feb 7: Still trying to decide if the constituency poll in yesterday’s Sunday Independent showing myself and Michael Noonan ahead of the rest is a help or a hindrance. One of the oldest political tricks in the book is for another candidate to corner one of your committed voters, saying: “His seat is safe

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People don’t want to hear soft options

Monday Feb 1 If you had asked me three weeks ago where I thought I’d be spending the Monday of the first week of the campaign, I’d have probably said: Thomondgate, Moyross or Ballinacurra. It did not involve travelling to a front-bench meeting in Dublin. Yet that is exactly where I am heading at 11am.

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General election

I hope my track record as a hard worker for the people speaks for itself. It has been my pleasure and honour to represent you in Dáil Éireann and I ask you to give me the opportunity to continue to serve you and all the people of Limerick and South East Clare.   As you

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Micheál Martin

Within hours of becoming leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin had silenced his critics. In what most political commentators agree was a strong and inspirational first speech Micheál Martin dismissed the cronyism culture and charted his vision for the future for the country and for Fianna Fáil.   He acknowledged the mistakes and misjudgements made

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