Minister launches Dr Liam Weeks' book
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross launched Independents in Irish Party Democracy on July 4, Independence Day.
In his speech, Minister Ross noted the contribution Liam made to the formation of the Independent Alliance in government, saying that Liam's research inspired them, and that he believed in independents before they did themselves. The event was co-sponsored by the Political Studies Association of Ireland.
Dr Weeks was also interviewed for the Today with Sean O'Rourke programme about his book on RTE Radio 1, which can be heard here:
Minister Shane Ross and Dr Liam Weeks