Labour hasn't learnt from 1983 disaster

Joe Higgins
March 2013
Daily Mail;3/29/2013, p14
HISTORY has repeated itself for Labour in the Meath East by-election. Just under 30 years ago, the party was humiliated in a by-election in the Dublin Central constituency against a political background uncannily reminiscent of the present day. The vacancy was occasioned by the sudden death of former Fianna Fáil minister George Colley.


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