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Fionnan Sheahan: Euro crisis is too critical for political point-scoring

Published 17/05/2010 | 05:00

Brian Cowen was pretty slow to read the Lisbon Treaty, but he's quick off the mark to put the boot into the parties who helped him get the referendum passed.

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Eight months after a concerted effort by the main political parties and non-political groups, the Taoiseach expressed his gratitude to Fine Gael by questioning their integrity on EU matters and describing them as a "so-called pro-European Union party".

Cowen was very glad of Fine Gael's "so-called" pro-Europeanism last September.

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