Sean Butler

Sean Butler in Kells 

Sean Butler in Kells after a day canvassing around Co. Meath 


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Sean Butler, Labour candidate  
for the Leinster constituency  
in the elections for the European Parliament in1999

Here are some photos of some of the people and places encountered by Sean during the campaign. 

Ruairi Quinn and Sean Butler in Crossakiel 

Sean Butler with leader of the Labour Party, Ruairi Quinn, in Crossakiel, Co. Meath, before  ceremony  to honour Jim Connell who wrote  The Red Flag 
Peter O'Connor, Michael O'Riordan, Sean Butler 

Generations of the left: Peter O'Connor and Michael O'Riordan show Sean Butler the banner of the Connolly Column, under which they fought with the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, at the monument to Jim Connell, who addressed a crowd on this spot in 1918 
Sean Butler speaking at Labour Party conference 

Sean Butler speaking at the Labour Party conference in Tralee and on national television on the 1st of May 1999 

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Sean Butler speaking at the press conference to launch the Labour Party campaign for the European Parliament on the 20th of May 1999 

Sean Butler and Emmet Stagg 

Sean Butler with Emmet Stagg TD, Labour's director of elections for Leinster 
watching the count

Sean Butlerat the count