Sunday 26 March 2017

Sam Smyth: Combative Cullen nears end of a career dogged by pain

SAM SMYTH

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.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Don't Miss