Varadkar holds silence on Cosgrave ‘lawbreaker’ claim

The Web Summit founder has published a number of highly critical tweets about the Fine Gael leader’s leaking of a draft GP contract in the past week

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
8th November, 2020
Varadkar holds silence on Cosgrave ‘lawbreaker’ claim
Paddy Cosgrave, the Web Summit founder, has called Varadkar a ‘lawbreaker’, even though the Tánaiste has not been convicted of breaking any law and has described the claim orginally made in Village magazine as ‘grossly defamatory’. Picture: Sam Boal

Leo Varadkar has refused to be drawn on whether he will take a defamation action against Paddy Cosgrave after the Web Summit founder referred to the Tánaiste on social media as a “lawbreaker”.

Cosgrave has published a number of highly critical tweets about the Fine Gael leader’s leaking of a draft GP contract in the past week. The internationally prominent businessman has called Varadkar a “lawbreaker”, even though Varadkar has not...

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