Kevin Doyle: 'Tusk's outburst served no purpose - but it's clear EU still has our back'

EU Council President Donald Tusk gives a statement after a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: REUTERS/Yves Herman

Kevin Doyle

The idea of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage making their way to hell in a Brexit handcart is not the image anybody expected to emerge from the Taoiseach's latest tour of Brussels.