Harney rallies the troops

The Progressive Democrats will shortly be celebrating their 20th anniversary.

8th October, 2005

The Progressive Democrats will shortly be celebrating their 20th anniversary. Such occasions are always a time for reflection, and no doubt there will be lots of self-congratulatory back-slapping at a gala dinner planned for the middle of next month.

Certainly, for a small party, the PDs have packed a significant punch since they were established by Des O'Malley, Mary Harney and Michael McDowell on December 21, 1985.

But since the beginning of the new political term, the...

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