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Backroom: There is unexploited political space to the right of FG

For some time, the former minister and ex-leader of the PDs Michael McDowell has been hawking around the idea of establishing a new political party.

3rd February, 2013

For some time, the former minister and ex-leader of the Progressive Democrats Michael McDowell has been hawking around the idea of establishing a new political party. Using a very succinct sound bite, the greatest leader Fine Gael never had (at least in his own mind) asserts that there is a gap in the market, but asks: "Is there a market in the gap?" The occasional flurry of support from the Sunday Independent probably means that...

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