Joe Higgins elected as MEP!

“The Best Fighter Money Can’t Buy”
Socialist Party candidate Joe Higgins has won the third seat in the European Parliament elections in Dublin, beating Fianna Fáil candidate and sitting MEP Eoin Ryan and Sinn Fein’s MEP Mary Lou McDonald.
Joe was elected on the 7th count with 83,366 votes. He was declared elected at 5.15am and was joined in the celebrations by party members, supporters and his mother. Joe Higgins told the Irish Times – “European countries are dominated by right-wing governments which are trotting out the same capitalist policies as here in Ireland and making working people pay for their mistakes.” Joe Higgins pledged to unite workers in Ireland and across the EU.

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