What Leo and Ivan have in common

23rd December, 2014

It snowed heavily on St Nicholas Day 2010. Numbers were down at Finnstown House, Lucan, for a local gig put together by the present Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, who’d asked me to attend after addressing the Fine Gael annual conference in Killarney. The other speaker was Leo Varadkar, now Minister for Health. Leo seemed like a fellow traveller, someone wedded to the need for real reform, including closing down quangos. Boy, did I get...

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