Sam Smyth: Combative Cullen nears end of a career dogged by pain
Published 02/03/2010 | 05:00
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen was addressing the Cabinet when the other ministers' attention was drawn away to Martin Cullen, who was clearly unwell.
Sometimes the Arts, Sport and Tourism Minister would stand at cabinet meetings.
But by January he was in such pain he had to be helped to an adjoining room.