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.

The woman selling fish in the mobile counter...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago