Remaining PDs locate the emergency exits

The shambolic unravelling of Des O’Malley’s once-pivotal party is unedifying for all, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent.

13th September, 2008

The shambolic unravelling of Des O’Malley’s once-pivotal party is unedifying for all, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent.

Everyone expected it to happen, but nobody forecast it would unravel in such an ‘‘undignified’’ manner. The outlook for the Progressive Democrats this weekend could not be more shambolic, according to party insiders. Even those with little confidence in the future had hoped that the party founded by Des O’Malley could somehow make a...

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