Labour Party (Ireland)

Irish political party

The Labour Party (Irish: Páirtí an Lucht Oibre, literally "Party of the Working People") is a social democratic[2][3] political party in the Republic of Ireland. It was founded on 28 May 1912 in Clonmel, County Tipperary, by James Connolly, James Larkin and William O'Brien.

Labour Party
Páirtí an Lucht Oibre
LeaderAlan Kelly
Seanad LeaderRebecca Moynihan[1]
Founded28 May 1912; 111 years ago (28 May 1912)
Headquarters2 Whitefriars, Aungier Street, Dublin 2

The party was a part of the Irish Trades Union Congress.[4] It was known as the "democratic socialist party" in its creation.[5]

References change

  1. "Rebeccamoynihan, Author at the Labour Party". Archived from the original on 8 July 2021. Retrieved 13 September 2021.
  2. Dimitri Almeida (2012). The Impact of European Integration on Political Parties: Beyond the Permissive Consensus. CRC Press. p. 61. ISBN 978-1-136-34039-0. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  3. Richard Collin; Pamela L. Martin (2012). An Introduction to World Politics: Conflict and Consensus on a Small Planet. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 218. ISBN 978-1-4422-1803-1. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
  4. "Labour's proud history". Archived from the original on 26 October 2020. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  5. "Party Constitution". Archived from the original on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016.