Ireland to nominate new EU commissioner ‘within weeks’

Simon Harris said he has several EU portfolios in mind and the government must nominate someone of ‘high calibre’

Taoiseach Simon Harris: “It is a statement of fact, in my view, that the Fianna Fáil party, the leader of Fianna Fáil, will bring forward a name to cabinet. Of course, that name needs to be approved by the cabinet.” Picture: Getty