Mary Regan: 'Time for new Taoiseach to define what he stands for'

Leo Varadkar is displaying an inexplicable reluctance to tie himself to any political position

16th July, 2017
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There is nothing that Irish politicians love more than getting fawning press coverage abroad – and nothing they hate more than not being equally adored at home.

Enda Kenny and his close circle of advisers made no secret of their genuine annoyance over the coverage of his St Patrick’s Day meeting with US president Donald Trump earlier this year.

While the British media lauded Kenny’s bravery in standing up to the US president...

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