Tuesday June 2, 2020

Fianna Fáil set to target Varadkar 'brand-building'

The public will soon begin to demand fewer meaningless announcements and more substance from the new Taoiseach

29th August, 2017
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Canadian president Justin Trudeau in Montreal. Pic: Getty

Next week will mark three months since Leo Varadkar became Taoiseach. If you were any doubt about how different he is from his predecessors you’d need only have glanced at yesterday’s newspapers.

I think we all get the message now. Far from carrying a bit of timber like many of his predecessors did, Varadkar is a lean, mean, fitness-obsessed machine. It’s hard not to agree somewhat with Fianna Fáil TD John...

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