Ten steps to starting a new political party

Those who want to form a new political party should learn from Des O’Malley

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Elaine Byrne

22nd December, 2014
Ten steps to starting a new political party

The weather. Tax. Beef prices. Traffic. House values. Which players did and did not get an All Star. Ireland has an obsessive fascination with certain topics. The establishment of a new political party is another.

Chapter eight of Des O’Malley’s new memoir, Conduct Unbecoming, provides a ten-step roadmap of how to actually achieve something that Eamon Dunphy, David McWilliams, Fintan O’Toole, Lucinda Creighton and Shane Ross have only ever succeeded in talking about....

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