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Paschal Donohoe backtracked faster than the speed of top-up legislation going through the Dáil. Photo: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos Dublin

Paschal Donohoe backtracked faster than the speed of top-up legislation going through the Dáil. Photo: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos Dublin

Paschal Donohoe backtracked faster than the speed of top-up legislation going through the Dáil. Photo: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos Dublin

Leo Varadkar seemed upset by the mere suggestion the €16,288 super junior minister top-up the Government rushed through the Dáil before its six-week summer holiday would seem unfair on those still dealing with the devastating impacts of the coronavirus.

During an interview on RTÉ, he ranted on about the things the Government was doing for schools and businesses when broadcaster Áine Lawlor had the audacity to question him about the appropriateness of the payment while thousands are still unemployed.


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