Wednesday 17 January 2018

John Drennan: Labouring too hard and saying nothing

Eamon Gilmore may be the new Bertie -- but if he's not careful, he could be the next Enda instead, says John Drennan

Some may say Eamon Gilmore is too prim and proper, but in an age of austerity, an increasing number of voters now say he is pink and perfect.

Michael McDowell's Delphic utterances about the gap in the political market may have led to much speculation that a new version of the PDs might transform the Irish political system and ensure the wonderful work of Ms Harney in getting us to where we are today would be continued.

But, as is often the way with McDowell, though part of what he said was right, most of it was utterly wrong.

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