Not the soul of the party

Éamon Ó Cuív sees himself as the living embodiment of Fianna Fáil's historic core values, but not everybody in his own party agrees with him, write Niamh Connolly.

12th May, 2012
Éamon Ó Cuív tells the press at Leinster House last Tuesday that he has decided to stay in Fianna Fáil. Photo: Barbara Lindberg

Eamon Ó Cuív has no chance of becoming leader of Fianna Fáil, according to a significant cross-section of TDs in the parliamentary party. But they are equally adamant that he will continue to rock party leader Mícheál Martin's boat for the foreseeable future.

After his open defiance of his party's support for the EU fiscal treaty, Ó Cuív has taken a vow of silence for the last...

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