Greens: de Búrca threatened to quit over Brussels job

Deirdre de Búrca told colleagues she would set out to damage the party if she was not given a job on the staff of the European Commission, party members have been told.

13th February, 2010

Deirdre de Búrca told colleagues she would set out to damage the party if she was not given a job on the staff of the European Commission, party members have been told.

In a letter to Green party members issued last night, deputy leader Mary White said that de Búrca’s resignation was prompted by her failure to secure a post in Brussels.

The Wicklow-based senator had repeatedly threatened to...

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