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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# dear friend

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# dear friend
Leo Varadkar will send out weekly video messages of how he's getting on as Taoiseach
His predecessor preferred to send out written messages weekly.
# dear friend
This wonderfully kind gesture from a woman in Rathmines will restore your faith in humanity
“I’ve left €10 behind the till for you in Starbucks. Pop in and get yourself something to eat.”