Whistleblower in Varadkar leak says he wanted to expose ‘incestuous, backslapping circle’
With a Sinn Féin motion of no confidence to come, the Tánaiste is facing yet more questions over the passing of a confidential agreement to Dr Maitiú Ó Tuathail
Chay Bowes only ever met Leo Varadkar once. But the information he revealed about the Tánaiste’s leaking of the GP contract has dominated Irish politics for the past week. “Everybody knows this is the most embarrassing episode in politics, I would say in modern times,” he told the Business Post.
It was Bowes, a businessman with a long history of involvement in the healthcare sector, who supplied...
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Battle of the barristers: Michael Brennan on the potential candidates in the Dublin Bay South by-election
It’s one of the wealthiest constituencies in the country, but its leafy streets will play host to knife-edge political intrigue and infighting in the coming months as half a dozen contenders fight to claim the seat vacated by Eoghan Murphy