Labour leader visiting Cavan today

Labour leader Brendan Howlin is visiting Cavan today ahead of next week’s local and European elections. The party is running three candidates locally.

Liam van der Spek in Cavan-Belturbet and Mary Roche in Bailieborough-Cootehill are contesting the local elections, with former TD and Senator Dominic Hannigan running for the European Parliament. Labour is running no candidates in Monaghan.

The party is hoping to rebuild support in the Northern Sound region, with Brendan Howlin canvassing in Cavan town this lunchtime.