Fitzgerald will hang on – but her ministerial reputation has been damaged

Leo Varadkar is likely to be fuming, but he will not want to give a head to the opposition so early in his term as Taoiseach

22nd November, 2017
Emaail 'should have raised alarm bells' for Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is going to survive the latest Maurice McCabe-related political scandal – but her ministerial reputation has been damaged.

She released the email (included at the end of this article) which she got back in May 2015 from an unnamed Department of Justice official to brief her on an issue which had risen in relation to the Garda whistleblower in May 2015.

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