‘Boxer’ confirms he’ll be a Minister by end of May

Longford-Westmeath TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has confirmed he will take over as junior Minister with responsibility for the OPW at the end of this month.

Galway-East TD Sean Canney has already been in the position a year, and, as agreed, the Athlone-based Deputy will assume the role.

Speculation was rife there would be some delay in the rotation amid uncertainty over the Government’s long-term future.

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However speaking on Let’s Talk, Deputy Moran denied this, and says he will take over the role until the Dáil is dissolved: