Anger and uncertainty in Donegal

The common view of candidates and the electorate in Donegal South West is that things must change - but no one seems to know just what this change should entail, writes Political Editor Pat Leahy

20th November, 2010

The wind whipping in off the Atlantic on to the seafront at Killybegs would nearly cut you in two.

It’s no weather to be out canvassing, no weather for a by-election. Bertie Ahern used to say that he wanted elections in the summer, when the fine warm evenings made canvassing a pleasure. But the era when Bertie’s wisdom held sway is past now.

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