Can Leo Varadkar actually seize his opportunity?

It remains to be seen if the Taoiseach has the ability or temperament to achieve his goals

Leo Varadkar has been elected as the new Taoiseach by the Dáil and has received his Seals of Office from President Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Video: Kathleen Harris / Bryan O'Brien

It was not until he was formally elected Taoiseach yesterday that the full implications of Leo Varadkar’s extraordinary rise to the most powerful office in the land really sank in.

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