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No Brexit for old men: time for Kenny to give leadership on EU to FG's next generation

Published 27/06/2016 | 02:30

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar
Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar

One of the advantages of Enda Kenny's attendance at EU leaders' summits was the ability to be free to sit in on the press conferences of EU heavyhitters.

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The Taoiseach was always notoriously late for his own run-down on the outcome of the summit. The unkind suggestion was it took longer for his officials to teach him what to say.

So there was a chance to hear Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande or David Cameron offer their take on events, before the Taoiseach's less enlightening assessment.

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