Thursday April 9, 2020

Gilmore: Steadfast when it counted

Eamon Gilmore has much to be proud of - not least an economy that is now in recovery

7th June, 2015
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Eamon Gilmore and Pat Rabbitte in 1992.

‘Like taking a bath in public” was Dick Spring’s quip about what it was like to lead the Irish Labour Party, adding: “It is difficult to do with dignity.” Eamon Gilmore managed to do it with dignity. Nothing became the man more than the dignity with which he took his leave. Applauded at Dublin Castle two weeks ago for his acknowledged role as the principal political force behind the same-sex marriage referendum, he has announced...

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