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Shane Ross: Leo was never a loudmouth

Published 05/06/2011 | 05:00

IS Leo Varadkar a leader-in-waiting or a loudmouth? Last week, members of the Cabinet were spitting blood at the Minister for Transport's gaffe about a second bailout for Ireland.

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The gaffe was vintage Varadkar: "It is very unlikely," volunteered the honest young minister, "that we'll be able to go back [to the financial markets] next year. I think it might be a bit longer. 2013 is possible, but who knows?"

Such rare glimpses of reality spread fear about Ireland around the markets of the world.

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