Pat Leahy: Labour has to stop talking about the past

It must stop telling people to be grateful for all it has done and persuade voters that the party will fight for fairness in a new government

15th November, 2015
Eamon Gilmore

R ecent weeks have seen the reappearance of Eamon Gilmore on radio and television as the former Labour leader and tánaiste does the rounds to publicise Inside the Room, his memoir about his time in government.

It is nearly a year and a half since Gilmore was a regular on the airwaves, but I have been struck in his many interviews by how little of what he has to say has changed since...

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