Sunday 21 January 2018

Sam Smyth: Gilmore's Hell is full of women scorned

Sam Smyth

ON his first day as Foreign Affairs Minister, Eamon Gilmore hit the tarmac running and ordered emergency supplies to be made available on the border between Libya and Tunisia.

It is the sort of sure-footed certainty that the Labour leader seemed to show just 24 hours before making his first major decision as Tanaiste -- his appointments to Cabinet.

But Mr Gilmore's honeymoon as the second-most-senior politician in the country lasted only a few hours.

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