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O Cuiv should think before aiming darts

DURING questions in the Dail on June 2, Eamon O Cuiv TD, referring to Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore, said the latter was capable of saying one thing in public and making a totally different commitment in private.

I assume he was referring to Mr Gilmore's reputed stance on the Lisbon 2 matter which emerged from Wikileaks.

However, Mr O Cuiv famously campaigned for a Yes vote on Nice 1 and, after its referendum defeat, proclaimed he had voted No.

This rather opportunistic stance by then-Minister O Cuiv prompted 'Foinse' to refer to him as "Tadhg an dá Thuív". What's sauce for the Eamon goose is sauce for the Eamon gander.

Brendan Cafferty

Ballina, Co Mayo

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