Friday 23 June 2017

Fianna Fáil TD's event with O'Leary to go ahead

Michael O’Leary Photo: Niall Carson/PA
Michael O’Leary Photo: Niall Carson/PA
Luke Byrne

Luke Byrne

An event organised by Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy, at which Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is lined up to speak, will go ahead.

It comes despite Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin distancing the party from the midlands business breakfast morning and comments by Mr O'Leary.

It will take place on November 25 at the Mullingar Park Hotel.

Mr O'Leary spoke at a pre-budget Fine Gael event earlier this year, where he called RTÉ a "rat-infested North Korean union shop" and called for bus routes to be privatised.

Mr Troy said there was "never a question" of the event, for up to 500 business leaders, not going ahead.

Irish Independent

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