Big Read: Leo the leak: Will Tánaiste sink or swim as his political career hinges on outcome of ongoing Garda investigation?

The Tánaiste's entire political career hinges on the outcome of the ongoing Garda investigation, says Hugh O'Connell

WHATEVER YOU SAY, SAY NOTHING: Tánaiste Leo Varadkar. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA

Hugh O'Connell

On November 2 last year, the day before Leo Varadkar apologised in the Dáil for leaking a confidential Government document to a friend, a woman who does not wish to be identified filed a complaint to An Garda Síochána alleging the Tánaiste had breached the Official Secrets Act and the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act.