Wednesday May 27, 2020

COMMENT: Gilmore latest casualty in political unravelling

Eamon Gilmore today became the latest high profile casualty in the great political unravelling that the great recession has wrought on Irish life, writes Pay Leahy.

26th May, 2014
Pat Leahy

Eamon Gilmore today became the latest high profile casualty in the great political unravelling that the great recession has wrought on Irish life.

He has some company: a generation of Fianna Fail politicians; the hegemony of their party; the Progressive Democrats. Outside politics the casualties are even more astonishing. They include two of Ireland’s much heralded richest men, Sean Quinn, and now, Tony O’Reilly.

The storm clouds have been gathering for...

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