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SDLP …Two Parties For The Price Of One (dont take this seriously)

I am not entirely sure if I paid my 2015 membership fee to SDLP. I hope I did because I am really getting my money’s worth….two Parties for the price of one. It is not entirely about Leadership contest. Rather … Continue reading

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A Nervous Week In SDLP

Again I emphasise that I am not a delegate at next weekend’s SDLP Conference. And I therefore do not have a vote…as instructed by my local branch. And again, I emphasise that I do not intend to be in Armagh … Continue reading

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Colum Eastwood Launches Campaign For Leadership

So…”The Hive”, Grosvenor Road, Belfast. Less than half a mile from where I spent the first seventeen years of my life. Once a Westie, always a Westie. In the end, around two hundred people in attendance. A lot from Derry … Continue reading

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SDLP And Slugger O’Toole…Catch Yourself On, Mick!

So Slugger O’Toole has issued an invitation for a SDLP Leadership hustings event with local journalists and an audience of SDLP members. Thats awfully decent of Slugger O’Toole. After all, in May this year in East Belfast, Slugger O’Toole did … Continue reading

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SDLP Leadership Contest

If you are travelling over the Glenshane Pass tomorrow afternoon, look out for a bus load of  SDLP “Derry wans” heading to Belfast. They are heading for the official launch of Colum Eastwood’s Leadership Election Campaign. Thursday is of course … Continue reading

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Interesting Piece On Slugger-Stratagem Website

The peerless Mick Fealty has an interesting piece on Slugger O’Toole (partner of Stratagem which advises Rowntree which has given £98,000 to the Alliance Party over the past few years) …..in which he compares and contrasts the very public nature … Continue reading

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SDLP Conference

I was at the Ramada Hotel for SDLP Conference. The main event, the Final Hustings. I thought all four candidates made excellent speeches. All tick some boxes. For me Patsy McGlone ticks more boxes than the others. Result will be … Continue reading

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SDLP Leadership Candidates Hustings

A photograph from SDLP Leadership Hustings (Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast….22nd September 2011). Hosted by SDLP Youth.  Left to Right…..Seamas de Faoite (SDLP Youth Vice Chair), Alex Attwood MLA  West Belfast & Minister for Environment), Conall McDevitt MLA South Belfast, Daniel … Continue reading

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