Kathy Sheridan: Is a tweeting Taoiseach a good or a bad thing?

Varadkar’s shared Twitter photo with a llama could be media savvy or just a bit childish

Tweeting Taoiseach: “It’s not called photobombing when you stand in front of something to take a photo,” sniffed FF Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee

Tweeting Taoiseach: “It’s not called photobombing when you stand in front of something to take a photo,” sniffed FF Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee

First thing in the morning, I reach for Twitter. Yesterday, within minutes I had learned that next year’s World Economic Forum at Davos will be “co-chaired by seven women and zero men”; read an extract from a Heaney poem; squinted at a Northern Ireland budget sheet posted by a UUP man wondering why the Executive Office was getting a 32.2 per cent increase when there is no Executive; gasped that a Bewley’s “kids sausage roll” costs €6.50; inferred a deeply intimate relationship between Wikileaks and the Trump campaign; watched a rich man turning up on America’s Fox News, WITH HIS ACTUAL TAX RETURN, to explain why Trump’s tax cuts are a huge giveaway to the richest of the rich.

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