Quinn seals Gilmore’s elevation

Eamon Gilmore is set to become the new Labour leader, and his appointment will spark a debate about the future direction of the party.

1st September, 2007

Eamon Gilmore is set to become the new Labour leader, and his appointment will spark a debate about the future direction of the party.

Last Tuesday, Eamon Gilmore was the first out of the traps to announce that he would be contesting the leadership of the Labour Party. By the end of the week, his position seemed unassailable.

According to Labour sources, Gilmore’s head-start in the leadership contest and a raft of parliamentary endorsements have...

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