Fionnan Sheahan: Sargent's graceful exit is a rebuke to foot-dragging FF
Published 24/02/2010 | 05:00
THE Green Party was supposed to be celebrating the arrival of a new senator into the party's ranks yesterday.
The nomination to the Seanad of Mark Dearey from Louth was intended to draw a line under the controversy caused by the bitter resignation of Deirdre de Burca.
Instead, they were mourning a blow to their father figure as Trevor Sargent was forced to resign after an unforgivable error of judgment.