All change at the top of the PDs…

We understand that Michael McDowell has been confirmed as the new party leader (and Tainiste?) with Liz O’Donnell as his Deputy while Tom Parlon takes over as party President. Mary Harney can, if she so wishes retain her tough brief at health (key to their election campaign?). No surprises there then. We await confirmation from the MSM. Though El Matador was onto it well before us

Update: As Pete notes below, the party statement is ambiguous to say the least.

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