Taoiseach bit off more than he could chew at New York lunch

8th July, 2018

It was supposed to be a private, informal and, most importantly, off the record lunch with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Irish Consul General’s residence in Manhattan.

But when Varadkar expressed sympathy with Donald Trump’s response to the media and spoke negatively about Irish journalism, some of the ex-pat attendees believed what he had divulged last Monday was important enough to merit being known by the wider public.

So as he...

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