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Monday, 19 March 2018
Varadkar’s email to Fáilte Ireland shows ‘bad judgment’
Opposition politicians have criticised Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for showing poor judgment in passing on Donald Trump’s concerns about a proposed wind farm near his Doonbeg golf resort to Fáilte Ireland.Mr Varadkar’s admitted on Friday night that as minister for tourism in 2014 he conveyed Mr Trump’s objections about a proposed wind farm to the State tourism agency and asked it to look into the matter.Sinn Féin and the Green Party on Saturday questioned why he had intervened on behalf of the businessman.