Pat Rabbitte: Varadkar’s undoubted talents do not guarantee success

The lifespan of the new government will be determined by the relationship Varadkar manages to establish with Fianna Fáil

4th June, 2017

Fasten your seat belts. We are about to go where no 38-year-old taoiseach has gone before. The changing of the guard at Government Buildings usually follows a general election and happens with a well-established leader. Not this time.

Leo Varadkar is a very talented individual. As a politician, although relatively inexperienced, he is box office. If he is installed as taoiseach in a couple of weeks, his undoubted talents will not guarantee his success as...

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