O’Malley hands over PD archive to UCD

Ireland“Former PD leader Des O’Malley described UCD’s Newman House on St Stephen’s Green as ‘a splendid place to have for a wake’, at the formal handing over the party archive to the university. Mr O’Malley said that while archives were important they did not tell the whole story and he told the academics present that they should not forget the oral tradition. ‘Cabinet papers are minimal and now with the Freedom of Information Act they are going to be less than minimal; they will be non-existent,’ he said …” (more)

[Stephen Collins, Irish Times, 11 June]

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