Thursday July 2, 2020

Michael O’Leary: Martin ‘has no credibility’ as a taoiseach 

Fianna Fáil leader ‘helped drive the car off the cliff’ 

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

28th May, 2017
Michael O’Leary, chief executive, Ryanair. 'I wouldn’t survive a week in a government ministry because I don’t have the patience to be telling people what they want to hear' Picture: Bloomberg

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has no credibility as a potential taoiseach, according to Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

O’Leary has been making his voice heard on Irish politics lately, making vocal arguments for Leo Varadkar over Simon Coveney in the current Fine Gael leadership contest. However, O’Leary reserved his most pungent commentary for Martin, whom, he said, was in power when many of the failed policies of the Celtic...

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