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Leo went in with both feet, studs high, on superstar Tony Holohan, showing scant regard for his sky high public reputation

Senan Molony


The Tanaiste coherently dismantled Nphet’s advice on Level 5 lockdown on RTE last night – but does he risk undermining others?

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Dr Tony Holohan and Leo Varadkar

Dr Tony Holohan and Leo Varadkar

Dr Tony Holohan and Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar’s television tour de force is the talking point of the country today.

He dismantled Nphet’s advice in a coherent individual performance, but in doing so has risked undermining others.

His appearance on the Claire Byrne Live programme on Monday night was his first since a period of restricted movement when a close contact of his had tested positive for Covid-19.