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18th Sep 2020

Video shows woman throwing drink in Leo Varadkar’s face in Dublin

Alan Loughnane

Leo Varadkar

The incident occurred on Friday.

A video uploaded to social media on Friday afternoon appears to show a woman throwing a drink in the face of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

The video shows a woman approaching the Tánaiste in Merrion Square in Dublin while Varadkar is speaking to a camera.

The woman appears to throw a drink in his face before running away.

Gardaí have told JOE they are investigating an incident that occurred in Merrion Square at approximately 3pm on Friday.

JOE has contacted Fine Gael for comment.

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