Tuesday September 22, 2020

Naughten 'left himself open' - Varadkar

Denis Naughten told the Dáil it was clear that the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar no longer had confidence in him

11th October, 2018
Denis Naughten. Pic: Maura Hickey

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has resigned. He told the Dáil it was clear that the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar no longer had confidence in him.

Naughten had come under fire from opposition parties for meetings with Granahan McCourt chairman David McCourt, who is heading a bid for the state-subsidised National Broadband Plan contract.

Varadkar later told the Dáil that Naughten had told him on Wednesday night about a private...

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