A Labour TD has said the party is preparing for a general election.
Labour holds only seven seats in the Dail at the moment, while recent polls show support for the party lies between 5-6%.
In his opening address at today’s party think-in, which is being held in Kildare, Leader Brendan Howlin said electoral strategies and opportunities would be discussed.
Deputy Alan Kelly says Labour will go in to the next election with a different approach.
"It will be a different preparation for us ... I think we are going to have to concentrate on certain constituencies to try and win them back ... I think the electorate are reingaging with the party..."