All may not be lost for the Labour Party but its woes could worsen if voters look for change

Labour Party leader Ivana Bacik. Photo: Arthur Carron

Philip Ryan

All may not be completely lost for the Labour Party. After all, they are the only party in the Dáil to have increased their seat count since the last election, with the surprise vote received by Ivana Bacik in the Dublin Bay South by-election. Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have lost members.