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# progressive-democrats - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Harney named chancellor of UL

The former Tánaiste will take up the appointment immediately.

# progressive-democrats - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

# progressive-democrats - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Don't hold your breath for that new political party...

Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.

# progressive-democrats - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Analysis: If Charlie and Des taught us anything... it's that deals can always be made

History shows that no combination of political parties can be ruled out if the numbers stack up.

# progressive-democrats - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Mary Lou claims PDs implicated in tax evasion dossier as PAC told it can't investigate

The Public Accounts Committee has been told it cannot investigate a dossier containing allegations of tax evasion by senior politicians.

# progressive-democrats - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Back in time: This 'Pizza Delivery' leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre...

You’d be a fool to consider buying a pizza from anybody else. Especially when the ‘alternatives’ have names like ‘Cheese and Sleaze’…

# progressive-democrats - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Ó Cuív: Historic differences shouldn't stop Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition debate

But the Fianna Fáíl TD and grandson of the party’s founder cautioned against going into coalition with Fine Gael after the next election as one former colleague of his suggested this week.

# progressive-democrats - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?

The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.

# progressive-democrats - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Blogger 'Guido Fawkes' called to give evidence at Leveson inquiry

Earlier today the political blogger, whose real name is Paul Staines, revealed details of the evidence Alastair Campbell will give to Leveson later this week.

# progressive-democrats - Friday 17 June, 2011

Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod

The former PD launches his campaign for Fine Gael’s nomination, but acknowledges there will be difficulty ahead.

# progressive-democrats - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

# progressive-democrats - Sunday 24 October, 2010

Political parties received €13.8m in state funding last year

Political parties spent public funds on communications, travel, media training and conferences, new figures show.

# progressive-democrats - Friday 24 September, 2010

Grealish confirms defection to Dáil opposition benches

The former PD leaves over an objection to hospital funding cuts – while his former party colleague is Minister for Health.