Tag: Catholic

Leading the PN to victory in 1987: Eddie’s style of leadership

Louis Galea

In the late 1960s, I was very active in student politics and thinking seriously about pursuing a vocation in national politics. Within the Nationalist Party, three men of the younger generation stood out. Guido De Marco was, nationally, the more visible. Ugo Mifsud Bonnici was someone I much admired from afar. Then there was Eddie,…

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Is-sewwa jirbah zgur

Austin Gatt

If ever there was a phrase that epitomises Eddie Fenech Adami it must be “Is-Sewwa Jirbah Zgur” – coined by him, repeated ‘ad nauseam’, ridiculed by opponents and hardly believed by friends, in three short words it encapsulated all that Eddie believed in. The phrase was coined at a time when the horizon seemed to…

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