Thats a laugh... The Labour Party in Sligo let ex blue shirt and strike breaker (When he still was in FG he went past an offical outdoor council workers strike so that he could sign in and claim his council expenses) Jimmy Mc Garry, Lab CC into the party after he left FG because they wouldnt support him for a senate seat. He approached the PDs at the time offering to join them if they would guarntee him an nomination for the senate. They for once showed a little bit of good sense and showed him the door.... Labour Party me ass
- Departure of Byrne seen as crippling blow for the party
- Irish bond yields surge to 3-month high
- Rumours of front-bench plot against Martin
- Meehaul sets up committee to report by December on how to respond to the issue
-"We could just about survive losing Brian Lenihan, but to lose both him and Brendan Byrne is too much. We can't go on" - unnamed former cabinet member
We're live here in the Irish Republic where scenes of utter devastation have occured following the resignation of Cllr Brendan Byrne. Children have been seeing throwing their toys off bridges, housewives simply giving up and grown men crying. At a time when the Great British people donated vast sums to the stricken Statelet, this is not the news they were hoping for. For more on this we cross over to....
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