“As a result of my decision I will, therefore, not be making any further pronouncements in the media on the referendum nor taking part in any further media debate as per the instruction of the leadership of the party.”
Right so. Starting now?
He expressed concern about the direction being taken by the EU. While the euro had “conceptual merits”, the decision to join what he described as a “badly designed and poorly constructed” monetary union had cost Ireland dearly.
How about now?
Mr Ó Cuív claimed larger member states had moved into a position where they could dictate policy, “and that a nation’s influence in the European Union is now in direct proportion to the size of its economy”.
Oh forget it.