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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Progressive Democrats

All time
# Des O'Malley
Funeral of 'person of courage and integrity' Des O'Malley takes place
O’Malley died on Wednesday at the age of 82.
Opinion: Farewell to Des O'Malley - a true republican and patriot
Jason O’Mahony pays tribute to founder of the PDs and former senior minister, Des O’Malley, who died yesterday.
Former minister and founder of the Progressive Democrats Des O'Malley dies aged 82
O’Malley’s ‘standing by the Republic’ speech is among the most famous ever in the Dáil.
# Limerick
Mary Harney named chancellor of UL
The former Tánaiste will take up the appointment immediately.
# Banking Inquiry
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.
# Analysis
Don't hold your breath for that new political party...
Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.
# Recap
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.
# new claims
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.
# socialist and mushroom
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’…
# Election 2016
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.
# Switch-up
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.
# Leveson
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.
# pat cox
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.
# GE11
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.
# Join The Party
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.
# Noel Grealish
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.