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Dust flies amid the Dáil Éireann bullfight

Varadkar’s accession has changed the dynamic of Fianna Fáil’s deal with FG

25th June, 2017
Leo Varadkar Pic: RollingNews.ie

In the first of three stages of a Spanish bullfight, the Tercio de Varas, the ferocity of the animal is tested by the matador during a ritual where the elegant performer allows the bull to pass through his ornate cape in order to observe its quirks and behaviour.

Writing on the topic in Death in the Afternoon, Ernest Hemingway described the battle as one of nobility versus skill - where the brave and honest effort...

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