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#Paddy Ashdown

# paddy-ashdown - Sunday 23 December, 2018

President Higgins pays tribute to 'unique' UK politician Paddy Ashdown who has died aged 77

Ashdown led the Liberal Democrats for over a decade, and helped to broker peace arrangements in former Yugoslavia.

# paddy-ashdown - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes Going Blue This post contains videos

Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes

Paddy Ashdown is not familiar with being on the fence.

# paddy-ashdown - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate

MPs paid tribute to the late Prime Minister in a special Commons and Lords debate today.

# paddy-ashdown - Thursday 19 January, 2012

LIVE: Paddy Ashdown addresses the Oireachtas EU Affairs committee Serbia This post contains videos

LIVE: Paddy Ashdown addresses the Oireachtas EU Affairs committee

Lord Ashdown briefs the committees on EU and Foreign Affairs on issues facing the Western Balkan region.

# paddy-ashdown - Friday 6 May, 2011

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority

The local and assembly elections as well as the referendum produced misery for the junior coalition party, the Liberal Democrats, whilst the main opposition Labour party enjoyed a resurgence.