Gregory legacy remains intact

Maureen O’Sullivan���s victory in Dublin Central has undone the best efforts of the main political parties to claim Tony Gregory’s seat, writes Ian Kehoe

6th June, 2009

For close to three decades, Dublin Central has been dominated by two men: Bertie Ahern and Tony Gregory.

In their absence from the ballot paper, the Dublin Central by-election this weekend became a battle between two women:

Maureen O’Sullivan and Ivana Bacik. Despite challenges from Paschal Donohoe of Fine Gael and, to a lesser extent, Christy Burke of Sinn Féin, it was ‘ladies’ day’ in Dublin Central. O’Sullivan quickly came out on top and is...

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