One On One- Dessie O’Malley

First Broadcast Sunday 19th August

Keith Redmond interviews the legendary Dessie O’Malley about his extensive career beginning as a TD in Limerick but soon entering the Cabinet under Jack Lynch. He talks candidly about the momentous issues of that time, including the Arm’s Crisis, Charlie Haughey’s climb to the leadership of Fianna Fail, Dessie’s eventual expulsion from that party and the subsequent establishment of the Progressive Democrats.