Friday May 29, 2020

The PDs never tried to talk to the electorate

The PDs were a party of individuals in an elite project, and this is what killed them in the end.

20th September, 2008

The PDs were a party of individuals in an elite project, and this is what killed them in the end.

‘People get the history they deserve.” So wrote Michael McDowell to Des O’Malley in 1985, quoting General De Gaulle as he exhorted O’Malley, lately expelled from Fianna Fáil, to set up a new political party.

Last week, the leadership of the Progressive Democrats told its members what they...

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