Liam Cosgrave reaffirms his leadership of the Fine Gael Party.
Responding to suggestions from the media that there was a leadership battle in the Fine Gael Party, Liam Cosgrave makes a statement at a constituency meeting of the Party in the Town Hall in Dun Laoghaire. According to Cosgrave, he was unanimously re-elected as leader of the party at the recent Fine Gael Ard Fheis and since then, the Oireachtas Party and their National Council have reaffirmed their confidence in him as the leader.
I'm the leader of Fine Gael and intend so to remain.
This episode of 'Seven Days' was broadcast on 14 June 1968.