Callely far from home and dry

Ivor Callely’s brazen attempts to defend the indefensible gained him few supporters among his colleagues, or the public

17th July, 2010

The report of Ivor Callely’s peers in the Seanad could hardly have been more damning.

Not only was the senator criticised by his colleagues for having misrepresented his normal place of residence as Kilcrohane, near Bantry in West Cork, but he had done so intentionally.

Callely can expect no sympathy from his Fianna Fáil colleagues who consider him an embarrassment - he burned all his bridges long ago, say party insiders.

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