Fleishman-Hillard Saunders, the Dublin-based full service agency,
has recruited a former secretary general of the Democratic Left party to
its public affairs unit. John Gallagher joins the nine-strong team next
month, reporting to Michael Parker, himself a former secretary general
of the Progressive Democrats.
The Democratic Left Party, a minority party in the Irish Dail, has just
agreed a merger with the Labour Party. Gallagher turned down an offer to
stay on with the merged party in order to pursue a new career in