Hobbs to quit Renua if party shifts stance

Criticism of public sector ‘did huge damage’

20th March, 2016
Eddie Hobbs and party leader Lucinda Creighton Pic: RollingNews.ie

Renua Ireland president Eddie Hobbs has warned that he will quit the party if it starts trying to appeal to “insiders” in the public sector.

Although Hobbs had a low-profile role in the party’s unsuccessful general election campaign, his longstanding criticisms of the 300,000-strong public sector were brought up with candidates on the doorsteps.

“Eddie Hobbs did huge damage. Everyone in the public sector knew about him, and it came up...

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