As the investigation of Leo Varadkar’s leak case continues, Fine Gael TDs are fretting about his future as party leader

The ongoing Garda investigation into the Tánaiste’s leaking of a draft GP contract has led to internal party murmuring about contingency plans

Leo Varadkar: denied suggestions his legal team were putting gardaí under pressure by seeking updates on the investigation. Picture: PA

“It’ll all be all right, until it isn’t.”

That was the blunt assessment of one Fine Gael TD when asked about the atmosphere in the party over the lengthy Garda investigation into Leo Varadkar.

It is over a year since businessman Chay Bowes made his initial statements to An Garda Síochána, alleging that the Tánaiste and Fine Gael leader had broken the law when he leaked a draft GP contract to a friend while serving ...