Deirdre O'Donovan, General Election

One more step

It is said that every journey begins with a single step. I’m not sure which of my wonderful supporters took the first step canvassing, knocked on the first door, posted the first leaflet or climbed the first ladder to hang a poster. But I do know that despite storms, ice, rain and winds, they knocked […]

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Deirdre O'Donovan, General Election, Independents

The Stability Question

The Independent Alliance held a press conference last week. There was some coverage in national newspapers including this article in the Irish Times. Dr. Liam Weeks of UCC reiterated that ‘a reliance on Independents does not imply instability’ and cited the Australian example. Although it has been fully addressed here in the past, I’m re-posting an […]

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Alliance, Deirdre O'Donovan, General Election, Independents, Knocklyon, Shane Ross

Tullamore meeting of Independents.

I attended a meeting of Independents in Tullamore yesterday. More information from the RTE Player here Deputy Shane Ross described the meeting as the beginning of a ‘great adventure’ where “.. we have explored the potential to widen the alliance of like-minded independent TDs.” I will update here with more information as discussions progress. Best wishes, […]

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