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'Victory for Varadkar in AG row - but at what price?'

Leader’s Questions at 2pm today will be worth watching for signs of strain between Varadkar and Martin

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

20th June, 2017
Pic: Getty

New Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was smiling at the ceremony to appoint former Attorney General Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal.

He has indeed put it up to Fianna Fáil by going ahead with the cabinet decision made last week to appoint Whelan.

Fianna Fáil had been calling for detail on why the cabinet had not been told of three other High Court judges who expressed interest in the job, and...

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