Tuesday 18 September 2018

Eoghan Harris: Like many lucky generals, Leo Varadkar has a flaky side too

Eoghan Harris cartoon
Eoghan Harris cartoon
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

When Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach, I warned him against too many foreign trips for two reasons.

First, while you're away, the Tanaiste can mess up things at home or, worse still, do fine - as Simon Coveney did last week.

Second, being glad-handed by your hosts can make you light-headed and inclined to laxity in after-dinner remarks.

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