Varadkar accuses Doherty of workplace bullying and posturing for social media

With the Dublin Bay South vote just a week away, a Dáil spat over housing policy resulted in heated exchanges between the Tánaiste and Sinn Féin’s finance spokesman

1st July, 2021
Varadkar accuses Doherty of workplace bullying and posturing for social media
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar accused Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty of ‘nastiness, aggression and fury’. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/

The subjects opposition parties do not raise at leaders’ questions can often be as telling as what they actually talk about.

In the past 24 hours, there has been a significant rental policy shift by the government. Instead of the 4 per cent cap on rent increases in rent pressure zones, landlords will only be allowed to increase rents in line with inflation, which is around 2 per cent.

Sinn Féin did issue a media statement from...

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