Garglegate: Cowen blames Coveney tweet for interview controversy

Garglegate: Cowen blames Coveney tweet for interview controversy

'I wasn't jarred - it was political opportunism by Coveney'

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has blamed housing minister Simon Coveney for the controversy arising out of his infamous Morning Ireland radio interview.

In a new book, Cowen has spoken publicly for the first time about the RTÉ Radio interview in 2010 where his performance led to accusations he was drunk on air.

The former Fianna Fáil leader denied this was the case and makes reference to his sleep apnoea condition which he said made him sound...

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