Sunday September 27, 2020

Coveney boosted by Cowen tweet

Fine Gael TD Simon Coveney has enjoyed a tenfold increase in the number of people following him on Twitter, after his controversial tweet about Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland radio interview.

25th September, 2010

Fine Gael TD Simon Coveney has enjoyed a tenfold increase in the number of people following him on Twitter, after his controversial tweet about Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland radio interview.

Coveney, who attracted praise and criticism for the tweet, had just 150 followers on Twitter when he put out the message alleging that Cowen sounded somewhere between drunk and hungover. The Cork TD now has 1,678 followers.

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