Eamon O Cuiv, grandson of Eamon De Valera, canvassing for an election campaign in County Galway in 1992
While Deputy O Cuiv was not contactable this evening Cllr Crowe says he has been in full consultation with him and he fully support the idea of him running….
“Were Eamon O Cuiv interested in running for the presidency he would have said so at our parliamentary party and he wouldn’t be having a Fianna Fail councillor making the running for him or doing his bidding for him.”Niall Collins , Fianna Fail TD
Eamon O Cuiv will not run as a Fianna Fail candidate for presidency against Michael D Higgins says fellow party TD (The Irish Sun)
Galway city Fianna Fail councillor breaks ranks and urges fellow councillors around the country to nominate Galway West Deputy Eamon O Cuiv for the presidential race (Galway Bay FM)
The clocks must have gone back.
Eamon O’Cuiv outside the Dail within the last hour (or so).
(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)
And, furthermore, yikes.
Outside European Union House on Dawson Street, Dublin.
Fianna Fail TD for Galway Eamon O Cuiv (the Long Fella’s now-lookalike grandson) this afternoon flanked by Independent TD for Tipperary Mattie McGrath (left) and Fianna Fail TD for Cork Michael McGrath addressing anti-austerity protesters who had marched from O’Connell Street to Leinster House.
(Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
Fianna Fail TDs and Senators are to be urged not to run an internal party candidate in the presidential election.
A special committee comprised of leader Micheal Martin, deputy Eamon O’Cuiv and four other senior members met for under two hours in Leinster House to discuss the party’s position on the race.
Party sources said five opted against running a contender from the rank and file, while Mr O’Cuiv, who has been touted as a potential candidate, was the only one in favour.
Pft. Bertie could have told them that.
Party chiefs oppose president bid (Independent)