Taoiseach earned his diplomatic spurs with Trump visit

9th June, 2019

It is very easy to welcome a guest whose arrival we relish, and very difficult to be courteous to someone whose arrival we dread.

Such was the situation facing Leo Varadkar and his government when the news first broke that US president Donald Trump – a man an overwhelming majority of Irish people find repugnant in his views, his rhetoric and his inhumane policies towards women, immigrants, and minorities – was making a stop in...

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