Inside Politics podcast: Rating Leo’s response to Ophelia

Also, Eighth Amendment committee meets, Fianna Fáil’s ardfheis – and Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets ESB Network workers in Kilcock as they clear fallen power lines the day after  Hurricane Ophelia battered  Ireland. How did his Government rate in its reaction to the storm? Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets ESB Network workers in Kilcock as they clear fallen power lines the day after Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland. How did his Government rate in its reaction to the storm? Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

 

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held a number of press conferences throughout the passing of Storm Ophelia, did live interviews and donned a high-vis jacket to assess the resulting damage in its aftermath.

How did his performance rate? On the latest Inside Politics podcast, Pat Leahy, Sarah Bardon and Harry McGee of our politics team join Hugh Linehan to discuss the Government’s disaster response and compare it to that of previous such trials.

The panel also discuss the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, the Fianna Fáil ardfheis last weekend and the upcoming EU summit, where Brexit will take centre stage.

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