Busy foreign schedule to see Enda go extra mile for Ireland

The coming weeks will see the Taoiseach doing a fair bit of swanking around on the world stage. But don't fall into the trap of thinking the government jet is comfy, writes Pat Leahy.

5th March, 2014
Pat Leahy: "Lots of people think that all this gadding about is great fun."

The coming weeks will see the Taoiseach doing a fair bit of swanking around on the world stage.

Tomorrow there’s an emergency summit of EU leaders in Brussels to discuss the stand-off in Ukraine.

Then on Friday a heap of centre-right and Christian Democrat leaders from all over Europe will arrive in Dublin for the European People’s Party summit in the Convention Centre. The Taoiseach will be hosting talks with German chancellor Angela...

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