Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy writes for the Daily Telegraph. He presented the documentary ‘Ireland is full! Anti-immigration backlash in Ireland’.

Leo Varadkar’s days were numbered

Leo Varadkar’s abrupt resignation today left even his closest allies perplexed. ‘I was very surprised, I didn’t expect it at all’, said his deputy, Micheal Martin, after the announcement. Varadkar said he’s stepping down for reasons that were ‘both personal and political’, to give Fine Gael the best chance of victory. So what made him