Pat Kenny grills Eoin Ó Broin on Newstalk. RTÉ goes easy on Leo Varadkar

Radio: Sinn Féin’s defence that it was merely following the example of others is true

Pat Kenny: ‘No, no, no, no, I can’t let you away with that.’ Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Pat Kenny: ‘No, no, no, no, I can’t let you away with that.’ Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The news that Sinn Féin activists posed as members of a fictitious polling company while canvassing voters may have divided opinion about the gravity of the infraction, but there’s no danger of anyone putting Pat Kenny down as undecided on the matter.

Discussing the issue on Wednesday’s edition of his show (Newstalk, weekdays), Kenny tackles the Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin so ferociously that the guest has to calm down the host rather than vice versa.

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