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  • Politics and Theatre on the Election Trail

    December 1, 2011 @ 7:00 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    If you read the memoirs of Austin Currie, former civil rights leader in the North who later became a Fine Gael TD and junior minister, you will find an amusing reference to the present writer.

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  • The Gift that Keeps on Giving

    August 26, 2011 @ 5:52 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Greetings to y’all. Just back from a summer “staycation” and rarin’ to blog. Need one say how desperately quiet the political news is at the moment? Except, that is, for the presidential election which is the gift that keeps on giving.

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  • SDLP Seeking a Future for Itself

    December 1, 2009 @ 4:20 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    The Progressive Democrats arguably achieved most of their aims and their free-market, neo-liberal policies were adopted by the mainstream, so there was no further rationale for their existence. The SDLP in the North could say the same about their own role in the peace process.

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