Wednesday 16 August 2017

VIDEO: Coveney launches leadership bid as FG Senators line out for Varadkar

Jason Kennedy

Jason Kennedy

Mr Coveney launched his bid for the Fine Gael leadership today with declarations from ministers Simon Harris, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Damien English and David Stanton. Shortly after Mr Coveney’s media appearance at Fine Gael headquarters in Dublin city centre, Leo Varadkar’s team called a doorstep where nine of the party’s 19 senators declared their support for the Social Protection Minister.

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