A very maverick minister

A very maverick minister
Finian McGrath describes Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as ‘a middle-class Bertie [Ahern]’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

‘I was always a messer in school, that’s my nature. But it doesn’t mean I am not deadly serious about my portfolio,’ Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath tells Hugh O’Connell, Political Correspondent

It’s been 18 months since the self-styled socialist maverick Finian McGrath became disabilities minister in a government led by a right-of-centre party.

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