A video from Pat Cox as part of his campaign to get the Fine Gael Presidential Nominaton
Was sent this lovely clipping. Its not quite Election material but I thought it might be of interest all the same. Its a report from the Limerick Leader (I Think) of Pat Cox moving up to Dublin for the big job in RTE. Mentions his unsuccessful candidacy for Fianna Fail in the 1979 Local Elections in Limerick.
Apologies if its hard to read and many thanks to the sender.
Pat Cox -Progressive Democrats -1992 Cork South Central February 23, 2010
The then Progressive Democrat Pat Cox from the 1992 General Election in Cork South Central where he won a seat.
Pat Cox left RTE to run for the Progressive Democrats in the 1989 European Elections where he topped the poll in Munster. This leaflet is from his 1992 Dail Campaign.
In 1994 it was expected that he would remain in the Dail, instead he took on former Party Leader Des O’Malley and held his MEP seat as an Independent. In Brussels he was elected president of the ELDR group in the European Parliament in 1998 and in 2002 he was elected President of the European Parliament. He continued in that role until 2004.
He is now President of ‘The European Movement’.
There are some awaiting his return to Irish Politics.