Friday October 30, 2020

Former health minister Reilly eyes a tilt at the European Parliament

The senator told The Sunday Business Post he had spoken to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about the possibility of running, and planned to explore the matter further in the coming days

27th January, 2019
James Reilly on Europe: ‘I made inquiries and I am interested’ Picture: Rollingnews

The former health minister James Reilly has confirmed his interest in running as the Fine Gael candidate in Dublin in the forthcoming European Parliament election.

The senator told The Sunday Business Post he had spoken to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about the possibility of running, and planned to explore the matter further in the coming days.

“A few people approached me and asked me to consider it because it wasn’t something that was on my mind...

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