Kevin Doyle: Carey resignation brings unease within FF to the surface
Published 14/11/2015 | 02:30
Even when he was being savaged by Pat Rabbitte on 'Prime Time' for having "destroyed this economy", Pat Carey was still regarded as one of the good guys.
His re-emergence during the Marriage Equality referendum was not expected in political circles but it proved a major coup for Fianna Fáil who faced criticism they weren't fully committed to the Yes side.
Mr Carey spoke about coming out as gay in his sixties, about having a partner for the past four years and about why he felt equality was such a big issue.