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Independent Alliance row over O’Leary speech

Concerns have been raised by some members over Ryanair boss's views

16th July, 2017
Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary

A row broke out in the Independent Alliance earlier this year over plans to have Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary address a conference that has been repeatedly postponed.

The Alliance had hoped to hold an event for its TDs and councillors as far back as March of this year, but concerns were raised by some members over O’Leary’s views.

One Alliance minister said that O’Leary was “not unanimously popular”,...

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