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  • McDaid Issues Not-so-Veiled Threat

    November 30, 2009 @ 2:10 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    As Bill Shankly said about soccer, politics in Donegal is not a life-and-death matter – it’s much more serious than that. Judging from reports, Niall Blaney’s supporters beat rival TD Dr Jim McDaid’s backers to the punch in some internal party elections. The effects could be shattering for the rest of Fianna Fáil. (more…)

  • Cowen & Co in Freefall

    November 15, 2008 @ 1:19 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Politics can be a fickle business. After his innovative and decisive action in apparently preventing a partial collapse of the banking system, Brian Cowen’s popularity soared. If an opinion poll had been held at that point in time, his ratings would in all likelihood have been astronomical. (more…)

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