Gilmore blasts Cowen on e--voting fiasco

Gilmore blasts Cowen on e--voting fiasco
Labour leader Eamon Gilmore

The Taoiseach has described the failure of the e-voting machines as "a great disappointment".

They will never be used and now can't be sold on.

The now infamous machines have cost the taxpayer €50m, with Mr Cowen today telling the Dáil the figure was a "loss to the exchequer".

Labour leader Eamon Gilmore described it as money that could have been valuable elsewhere.

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