From 1992 Progressive Democrat Michael McDowell bids to regain his seat, won in 1987, lost in 1989, in Dublin South East. Its polling day and this is has arrived overnight. It’s a practice that isn’t as prevalent as it used to be.
Over his career Michael McDowell never held his seat for more than one Dail term. (Michael McDowell at electionsireland.org)
“Ensure three seats for good government” is an illuminating sentence, hard to imagine the PD’s ever being part of the Rainbow now!