15 October 1998 Edition

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SF campaign takes off in Cork

Cremin expected to boost SF vote

At Tuesday's public launch of Sinn Féin's by-election campaign in Cork South Central the party's candidate, Henry Cremin, identified the social exclusion of working class people as the main issue of the election.

``Sinn Féin is the alternative voice in this election. We represent those who have been excluded by the Celtic Tiger,'' Henry Cremin said. ``In this constituency the main issues are poverty and inequality, crime, drug abuse, housing, taxation, health, job creation and unemployment. Our party advocates the type of deep-seated change which this country needs and which will be good for Cork South Central.''

Henry Cremin was joined at the launch by SF Chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin and together they went for a walkabout in the constituency. The election is on Friday 23 October.

Sinn Féin candidate Henry Cremin is married with four children and is a member of the Traolach/MacSuibhne cumman in Cork.
He is chairperson of the local residents group and has been involved in a wide varity of work to improve the quality of life in his area. Henry is a member of SIPTU.

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