Tuesday October 27, 2020

Varadkar to share aide-de-camp with Martin

Tánaiste's request to have his own official representative has now been withdrawn

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
20th September, 2020
The request for a separate aide-de-camp to represent the Tánaiste at official events provoked controversy when it was first reported in early July.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has ended up sharing Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s aide-de-camp after a request that he should get his own official representative was withdrawn.

The request for a separate aide-de-camp to represent the Tánaiste at official events provoked controversy when it was first reported in early July.

The move – as well as the decision to allow Simon Coveney, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, to keep his...

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