Tuesday January 21, 2020

Profile: Paschal Donohoe

Balancing act

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
2nd May, 2015
74

Paschal Donohoe learned about industrial disputes in the transport sector from a young age. His late father was employed by the state-owned B&I ferry company, where workers went on strike in the mid-1980s in response to cost-cutting plans.

Donohoe has often told working class constituents that one of his earliest memories is going into the Seamen’s Union to collect his father’s strike pay.

Now, as transport minister, he...

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