Harney wise to keep her options open

Backroom generally lets itself go at political party conferences and indulges in various rituals of bonding, backstabbing and positioning.

16th April, 2005

Backroom generally lets itself go at political party conferences and indulges in various rituals of bonding, backstabbing and positioning.

The Saturday of the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, for example, is less like a political gathering than a cross between the Munster Final and the Ballinasloe Horse Fair.

The Progressive Democrats, as you would expect, do things differently.

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