Mary O’Rourke: ‘An open letter to Peter Casey, from a veteran survivor’

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Mary O’Rourke: ‘An open letter to Peter Casey, from a veteran survivor’

Former Fianna Fail minister Mary O’Rourke thinks that the defeated presidential candidate must now take stock


Presidential runner-up Peter Casey. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Presidential runner-up Peter Casey. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Dear Peter,

I don’t know you and you don’t know me, but I am writing you this open letter. I met you briefly in Virgin Media One after the five of you participated in a debate there and we were coming on to talk about the whole presidential campaign. But that was just a brief hello.

However, I have been reflecting on the whole presidential campaign.

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