Result a double edged sword, say officials

“You would hope Europe doesn’t try to seek a pound of political flesh,” said a government source.

11th June, 2017
New Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar

New Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar had said that he would be ‘glued’ to his television screen watching the results of the British election.

It was another sign of how much had changed in politics – just 12 months ago, it was Enda Kenny who was watching the result of the Brexit referendum on television in his apartment.

Even though Kenny is still Taoiseach until this Wednesday, it was Varadkar who issued the reaction...

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