‘Velcro badge of liberalism’: Kirwan accuses government of hypocrisy on repeal referendum

‘Velcro badge of liberalism’: Kirwan accuses government of hypocrisy on repeal referendum
Emmet Kirwan, the actor and writer behind Dublin OldSchool Picture: Fergal Phillips

A leading Irish actor and writer has launched a broadside against the government, accusing them of stealing the credit that should have been given to grass-roots feminists in the recent referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

“Leo Varadkar is a career politician,” Emmet Kirwan, star of the upcoming film Dublin OldSchool, told The Sunday Business Post.

“He should have been a PR man. He’s the same as Trudeau and Macron. The liberalism these politicians purport...

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