Just catching up now with the fairly bizarre disclosure from Leo Varadkar that Katherine Zappone’s new envoy position was the brainchild of… Katherine Zappone
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) July 28, 2021
@LeoVaradkar rejects accusations of cronyism.
He says Zappone approached Mr Coveney to create the role.
He accepts her name should have been been flagged to the Taoiseach and it wasnt and he and Coveney accept that
— Daniel McConnell (@McConnellDaniel) July 28, 2021
‘Time to move on’: Taoiseach downplays Zappone appointment as Coveney ‘oversight’https://t.co/EDABX1zWd3
— Cianan Brennan (@ciananbrennan) July 28, 2021
Earlier: Guardian of Free Speech