Mitchell O’Connor biggest loser in reshuffle

Ireland“Former jobs minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor was the biggest loser in the new Taoiseach’s Cabinet. It emerged last night that Ms O’Connor was initially offered a super-junior minister position with responsibility for equality and law reform. However, she expressed concerns about the portfolio, forcing Mr Varadkar into a rethink. The Dún Laoghaire TD, who is a former primary school principal, was then given the option of a role in higher education …” (more)

[Cormac McQuinn, Independent, 15 June]

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