Saturday 18 November 2017

Niall O'Connor: He set it up, now Leo helps spread the WhatsApp message - it's knives out time

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Niall O'Connor

Niall O'Connor

During the middle of the Government formation talks, Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar had a brainwave.

He wanted to improve Fine Gael's internal communication structures and keep backbenchers up to date with the negotiations between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the independents.

Mr Varadkar decided that the best way for ministers to keep in touch with their junior colleagues was through the popular messaging service WhatsApp.

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