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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