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The many resignations of O Dalaigh

LAST week saw the thirtieth anniversary of Cearbhall O Dalaigh's resignation as President of Ireland on 22 October 1976 after the outrageous after-dinner remarks by the Minister for Defence, Paddy Donegan, when he described the President as a "thundering disgrace". The Minister made the remarks in an army barracks in Mullingar after the President had delayed signing stringent

LAST week saw the thirtieth anniversary of Cearbhall O Dalaigh's resignation as President of Ireland on 22 October 1976 after the outrageous after-dinner remarks by the Minister for Defence, Paddy Donegan, when he described the President as a "thundering disgrace". The Minister made the remarks in an army barracks in Mullingar after the President had delayed signing stringent new anti-terrorlegislation.


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