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# Leo Varadkar

January
January 2024
Varadkar 'uncomfortable' about accusing Israel of genocide, given past treatment of Jews
State on track to purchase scenic Conor Pass in Kerry
Varadkar says talks on housing asylum seekers in Co Mayo town of Ballinrobe are ongoing
Leo Varadkar says Govt 'not planning' general election this year, but doesn't rule it out
Dart-type system for Cork 'achievable' within ten years says Varadkar
Taoiseach says he refuses to change his routine despite heightened threat to personal safety
Last year
2023
Varadkar raises prospect of another rotating Taoiseach arrangement if coalition is re-elected
Micheál Martin rules himself out of running for EU Commissioner job
Government needs to reach out to the poor and disadvantaged, says exiting Fine Gael TD
Dublin is safe compared to other western cities, Taoiseach insists
Taoiseach: Robbie Keane's decision to coach Israeli football club is ‘a matter for him’
Taoiseach: Robbie Keane's decision to coach Israeli football club is ‘a matter for him’
'Not going to be like the UK one': Donnelly expecting different tone to Ireland's Covid inquiry
Taoiseach: Government has a big job to do in 2024 as far-right myths gain traction
Boycotting the Eurovision over Israel's involvement would alienate people, says Taoiseach
Taoiseach says he would 'hate' if Ireland became a country that blames migrants for its problems
Poll: Are you worried about AI?
Taoiseach was 'suspicious immediately' of prank by two Russian comedians but had to play along
UK government ‘profoundly regrets’ legal action by Irish state over Legacy Act
Taoiseach: Banks would 'think twice' about new mortgages if Dublin house prices lowered to €300k
Leo Varadkar falls victim to a prank by two Russian comedians
Taoiseach says Ireland’s Covid inquiry will 'certainly' be held next year
Opinion: We can't roll our eyes at oil states at COP while missing our own climate targets
Sadhbh O' Neill
Taoiseach and ministers 'deeply disturbed' by fire at Galway hotel earmarked for asylum seekers
“There is no justification for violence, arson or vandalism in our Republic. Ever,” Leo Varadkar said.
The former Ross Lake Hotel had been contracted to welcome 70 international protection applicants
Recent days have seen the site become the subject of protests against its use as emergency accommodation
Roderic O'Gorman called on politicians to condemn "fear mongering" around asylum seekers
EU Council ends without call for Gaza ceasefire as Taoiseach says bloc must 'insist on two-state solution'
The EU has lost credibility because of Gaza, Taoiseach says
Varadkar stresses importance of Council meeting as EU leaders wrestle with Orban over Ukraine
Taoiseach: 'Even the US is beginning to have second thoughts about what's unfolding in Gaza'
Cabinet to approve legislation that will approve and recognise surrogacy arrangements
Social welfare cuts and 90-day state accommodation limit for new Ukrainian arrivals agreed by coalition leaders
Taoiseach visits Leitrim Village as local businesses deal with aftermath of localised tornado
The Taoiseach confirmed the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme will be available to those who have been impacted by the tornado.
The freak weather event happened at 12.30pm yesterday afternoon.
A number of vehicles and buildings suffered "significant damage" in the incident.
Plans for the Covid inquiry will go to Cabinet in next two weeks
Taoiseach: 'EU far too passive for far too long over Middle East conflict'
Varadkar reacts to RTÉ Investigates: 'People seeking money to withdraw planning objections is not acceptable'
Varadkar denies that Paschal Donohoe is seeking IMF top job, but has yet to ask him directly
Taoiseach criticises 'divisive' McEntee no confidence vote and believes it 'can only fail'
'Most important in years': Taoiseach heads to Dubai for COP28 climate change conference
Labour criticise Government and Commissioner for ‘completely inaccurate’ garda recruit figures
Israeli President says Ireland needs to 'admit the truth' about conflict in Gaza
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd announces he will stand down after the next General Election