Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore

Former Labour leader Eamon Gilmore saw the two sides of power, in good times and bad. But he is happy that he made the right decisions ‘in wartime’ to rescue Ireland’s economy

Eamon Gilmore had decided that he was going to retire from politics several weeks ago.

But the former tánaiste (60) held off from making the formal announcement in the middle of the marriage referendum campaign.

“I didn’t want to cause a distraction,” he said.

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