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Coughlan gives critics the boot

After the excitement of being elected to the Dail at the age of 21, Mary Coughlan found herself in the ‘‘bizarre’’ situation of sharing an office with one of her former university lecturers, a man whose exam she had sat just months previously.

11th February, 2006

After the excitement of being elected to the Dail at the age of 21, Mary Coughlan found herself in the ‘‘bizarre’’ situation of sharing an office with one of her former university lecturers, a man whose exam she had sat just months previously.

That election was almost 20 years ago but, in recent days, the Minister for Agriculture has found herself thrown back into the company of that lecturer, Dick Roche, as...

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