Monday 20 May 2019

Father and son appointed Labour

LAYTOWN father and son, Aidan and Shane Cassidy, were appointed officers at the Meath Labour Party AGM in The Wellington Court Hotel, Trim, last week.

Shane took up the position of Youth Officer whilst his father Aidan has the portfolio of International Officer.

Pascal Reilly, Constituency Chair, thanked all members of the party in Meath for their support and hard work during the general election campaign and he went on to say that he believed that ‘the 2004 local elections would be a very significant and positive turning point for the Labour Party in Meath’.

Following Deputy Ruairí Quinn, TD’s decision to step down form his party leader position, The meeting commended him on his 5-year term as leader of the Labour Party and thanked him for all his support to the Meath constituency of the party.

Brian Collins, Constituency Correspondence Secretary, spoke about the Labour Party leadership election taking place at the moment.

The meeting elected a new Constituency Executive; Pascal Reilly, Navan, was elected as the Constituency Chair for the second year running, Paul Quinn, Dunboyne, was elected as Vice-Chair, Brian Collins, Kells, as Correspondence Secretary, Mary Quinn, Dunboyne, as Minutes Secretary, Frank Neary, Kells, as Treasurer, Joanne Rourke, Kells, and Peter Ward, Navan, as joint-PROs, John King, Ashbourne, as Organiser, Lydia Peppard, Trim, as Equality Officer, Shane Cassidy, Laytown, as Youth Officer and Aidan Cassidy, Laytown as International Officer.

The meeting also elected a Policy Sub-committee consisting of John King, Ashbourne, Joe Rourke, Kells, Pat Holton, Enfield, Paul Quinn, Dunboyne, Gerry