Just read an article in Saturdays Irish Times, in this article entitled 'First encounters' Martin Shultz gives an account of himself and his interactions with Eamonn Gilmore, and vice versa. The following sentence from Martin Schulz leads me to believe that Martin may have to re-evaluate his opinion of Eamon Gilmore.
'In local politics you learn very fast that the most important thing in political life is individual personal relations and mutual trust. You must keep your promises . . . All these elements are similar for Eamon and for me.'
First encounters - The Irish Times - Sat, Dec 29, 2012