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Local TD and Senator agree Zappone saga has damaged government

Aug 5, 2021 16:08 By Shannonside News
Local TD and Senator agree Zappone saga has damaged government Local TD and Senator agree Zappone saga has damaged government
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The ex-Minister confirmed yesterday she won't be taking up the special UN role

A Shannonside Northern Sound TD says the Tanaiste needs to reflect on his position if he has operated under a separate set of guidelines for outdoor events than the rest of the country

Pressure is mounting on Leo Varadker to clarify his role and understanding in attending an event hosted by former Minister Katherine Zappone last month.

Failte Ireland has been meeting the government to update its advice to the sector after the Attorney General clarified that certain outdoor gatherings for up to 200 people were permitted last month.

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Sinn Fein TD for Sligo Leitrim and North Roscommon Martin Kenny says the Tanaiste cannot be evasive on this one:

 

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Roscommon Fianna Fail Senator Eugene Murphy says the full truth of events surrounding the appointment Katherine Zappone need to be made clear.

He admits the controversy has weakened the coalition and that a statement by the Tanaiste followed by the Taoiseach needs to happen quickly:

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