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#Leo

# leo - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Barcelona ‘putting every effort’ into convincing Lionel Messi to stay
# Lexit
From The42
# Lexit

Barcelona ‘putting every effort’ into convincing Lionel Messi to stay

Aug 26th 2020, 2:49 PM 7,302 Views 14 Comments

The 33-year-old rocked Barca with his request to leave on Tuesday evening.

# leo - Monday 24 December, 2018

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin
# Spin The Decks
# Spin The Decks

Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin

Dec 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,729 Views 7 Comments

It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.

# leo - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography
# Leo
# Leo

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography

Sep 5th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,919 Views 77 Comments

Leo: Leo Varadkar – A Very Modern Taoiseach has been published today.

# leo - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'It was so smart of Leo, so strategic, to bring someone like Stuart in'
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

'It was so smart of Leo, so strategic, to bring someone like Stuart in'

May 12th 2018, 8:00 AM 21,763 Views 29 Comments

Leinster have thrived since Leo Cullen’s decision to pick up the phone and call Stuart Lancaster.

# leo - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Cullen bidding to become first man to lift European Cup as both player and coach
# Leo
From The42
# Leo

Cullen bidding to become first man to lift European Cup as both player and coach

Apr 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 9,182 Views 14 Comments

‘They’re a great bunch to work with at the moment, they were a great bunch to play with too.’

# leo - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Messi 'sad and low' after Champions League exit - Valverde
# Exit
From The42
# Exit

Messi 'sad and low' after Champions League exit - Valverde

Apr 14th 2018, 11:53 AM 4,839 Views 5 Comments

The Argentine and his team-mates have been urged to put their European withdrawal behind them and wrap up the Spanish league title.

# leo - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Messi's 600th career goal opens up eight-point gap at the top of La Liga for Barca
# Leo
From The42
# Leo

Messi's 600th career goal opens up eight-point gap at the top of La Liga for Barca

Mar 4th 2018, 6:12 PM 7,425 Views 7 Comments

Lionel Messi’s finish helped Barcelona to a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.

# leo - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Leo told Bloomberg TV it's time to get 'down and dirty' on the details of Brexit
# Eurotrash Talk
# Eurotrash Talk

Leo told Bloomberg TV it's time to get 'down and dirty' on the details of Brexit

Jan 25th 2018, 12:36 PM 11,843 Views 57 Comments

The UK hopes to have terms of a transition deal by March.

# leo - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'
# Deposit Interest
# Deposit Interest

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'

Jan 24th 2018, 2:31 PM 138,497 Views 263 Comments

Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.

# leo - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech
# Euro Trip
# Euro Trip

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Jan 17th 2018, 10:20 AM 42,482 Views 120 Comments

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

# leo - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Messi: I'm not the perfect player... I need to practice penalties
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Messi: I'm not the perfect player... I need to practice penalties

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:57 PM 5,850 Views 6 Comments

The Barcelona superstar insists that he still needs to work on scoring from the spot as he prepares for this summer’s World Cup.

# leo - Friday 8 December, 2017

Leo Varadkar brings 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug to Brexit prep meeting
# Strategic Mug Unit
# Strategic Mug Unit

Leo Varadkar brings 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug to Brexit prep meeting

Dec 8th 2017, 7:15 PM 43,376 Views 124 Comments

Which – technically – is an accurate statement.

Leo Varadkar has a 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug and there are so many questions
# Strategic Mug Unit
From The Daily Edge
# Strategic Mug Unit

Leo Varadkar has a 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug and there are so many questions

Dec 8th 2017, 10:41 AM 8,290 Views 4 Comments

What next?

# leo - Friday 24 November, 2017

11 times Leo Varadkar really tried to be like Justin Trudeau
# Let's Go Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Go Viral

11 times Leo Varadkar really tried to be like Justin Trudeau

Nov 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,101 Views 8 Comments

This will only intensify if a General Election happens.

# leo - Friday 8 September, 2017

Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills
# Comhghairdeas
# Comhghairdeas

Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills

Sep 8th 2017, 1:05 PM 20,047 Views 57 Comments

He’s not the first Taoiseach to flex his cúpla focal.

# leo - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Minister says emergency agency should be set up as army pitches in for second day in Donegal
# Flood Relief
# Flood Relief

Minister says emergency agency should be set up as army pitches in for second day in Donegal

Aug 26th 2017, 5:36 PM 13,564 Views 22 Comments

The northwest was hit by heavy rain during the week.

# leo - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Billy Zane made a great joke when he had a Titanic reunion with Leo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet last night
# Saving Icebergs
From The Daily Edge
# Saving Icebergs

Billy Zane made a great joke when he had a Titanic reunion with Leo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet last night

Jul 27th 2017, 7:31 PM 8,467 Views 1 Comment

“Gangs back together. Now we’re saving icebergs. Go figure..”

# leo - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

After missing out on Enda, Vincent Browne will interview Leo Varadkar tomorrow night
# When Leo Met Vincent
# When Leo Met Vincent

After missing out on Enda, Vincent Browne will interview Leo Varadkar tomorrow night

Jul 25th 2017, 6:36 PM 14,737 Views 50 Comments

It will be Browne’s second-last show.

# leo - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels
# Brussels Actually
# Brussels Actually

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:54 PM 14,241 Views 44 Comments

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.

# leo - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

11 of the quickest reactions to Leo Varadkar's Love Actually comments
# Leo Actually
From The Daily Edge
# Leo Actually

11 of the quickest reactions to Leo Varadkar's Love Actually comments

Jun 20th 2017, 8:23 AM 30,669 Views 7 Comments

JUMP!

# leo - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'Terror threats change, so must we' - minister says Cobra committee will aid in preparation for attack
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

'Terror threats change, so must we' - minister says Cobra committee will aid in preparation for attack

Jun 7th 2017, 9:15 AM 9,283 Views 36 Comments

Varadkar is expected to be ratified as Ireland’s new Taoiseach by Dáil vote next week.

# leo - Friday 2 June, 2017

The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'
# Man Of The Moment
# Man Of The Moment

The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'

Jun 2nd 2017, 11:08 PM 73,528 Views 171 Comments

The new Fine Gael leader has been making waves.

# leo - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Self-employed would 'pay more tax if they got extra benefits in return'
# Looking Into It
# Looking Into It

Self-employed would 'pay more tax if they got extra benefits in return'

May 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 9,586 Views 32 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that the results of the survey carried out by his department would inform Budget 2018.

# leo - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Everyone is loving Leo DiCaprio's tiny handwritten sign at a climate change protest
# I Saw The Sign
From The Daily Edge
# I Saw The Sign

Everyone is loving Leo DiCaprio's tiny handwritten sign at a climate change protest

Apr 30th 2017, 11:03 AM 9,476 Views 1 Comment

Casually scrawled on the front of a folder.

# leo - Monday 6 February, 2017

Humans of Dublin shared a heartbreaking story of a woman's journey with a man who had Alzheimer's
# Seven Years With Leo
From The Daily Edge
# Seven Years With Leo

Humans of Dublin shared a heartbreaking story of a woman's journey with a man who had Alzheimer's

Feb 6th 2017, 10:11 PM 4,455 Views 0 Comments

“I spent seven years with Leo, slowly unlocking more and more about his life story.”

# leo - Monday 21 March, 2016

'So obsessed with publicity': Outgoing Labour minister's parting shot at Leo
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

'So obsessed with publicity': Outgoing Labour minister's parting shot at Leo

Mar 21st 2016, 10:26 AM 33,887 Views 50 Comments

Kathleen Lynch has given a revealing interview in which she criticises the Health Minister.

# leo - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage
# Dumble Dear
# Dumble Dear

Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage

Jan 31st 2016, 6:06 PM 54,191 Views 50 Comments

It’s Philomania all over again.

Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage
# Dumble Dear
From The Daily Edge
# Dumble Dear

Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage

Jan 31st 2016, 12:45 PM 8,985 Views 2 Comments

It’s Philomania all over again.

# leo - Thursday 28 January, 2016

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio met the Pope and chatted to him in Italian
# The Reverent
# The Reverent

WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio met the Pope and chatted to him in Italian

Jan 28th 2016, 10:08 PM 25,339 Views 46 Comments

“You’re the King of the World!”

# leo - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'
# Five Year Plan
# Five Year Plan

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'

Jan 7th 2016, 9:34 PM 39,363 Views 167 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s comments follow days of controversy regarding overcrowding at Irish hospitals, and come ahead of a nursing strike next week.

# leo - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fine Gael haven't been this popular since 2012
# Polls Apart
# Polls Apart

Fine Gael haven't been this popular since 2012

Nov 21st 2015, 6:28 PM 14,531 Views 197 Comments

Good news for Enda, Leo and co in the latest political opinion poll.

# leo - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 17,536 Views 113 Comments

The Health Minister was challenged to a debate by a Sinn Féin constituency rival.

# leo - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant
# Humour
From The42
# Humour

Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:07 PM 13,449 Views 18 Comments

Take two minutes out of your day to give this a watch.

# leo - Friday 13 March, 2015

"This is Dave and Leo, rocking it out to you" ... A certain minister spent a night as a classic rock DJ
# Coolock Calling
# Coolock Calling

"This is Dave and Leo, rocking it out to you" ... A certain minister spent a night as a classic rock DJ

Mar 13th 2015, 6:20 AM 12,519 Views 25 Comments

Apparently, he wanted to “knock one more thing off the bucket list”.

# leo - Sunday 1 March, 2015

'Like Stalin' ... GPs union compares Varadkar to murderous Soviet dictator
# A Little Harsh?
# A Little Harsh?

'Like Stalin' ... GPs union compares Varadkar to murderous Soviet dictator

Mar 1st 2015, 2:54 PM 11,557 Views 49 Comments

It’s over the Minister’s stance on negotiations on a new GP contract.

# leo - Friday 13 February, 2015

Former minister Pat Carey on being gay: 'Colleagues sometimes unwittingly said hurtful things'
# Former Minister
# Former Minister

Former minister Pat Carey on being gay: 'Colleagues sometimes unwittingly said hurtful things'

Feb 13th 2015, 10:55 PM 55,656 Views 200 Comments

“To be frank about it I didn’t have the courage, the confidence to talk about it to a wider audience, maybe. I’m sorry about that.”

# leo - Monday 19 January, 2015

"I'm sure Ireland will recover...": David Norris's very David Norris response to Leo
# Leo
# Leo

"I'm sure Ireland will recover...": David Norris's very David Norris response to Leo

Jan 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 20,646 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, one of Fine Gael’s more conservative TDs says she appreciates the move will be consoling to young people who are gay.

Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again

Jan 19th 2015, 10:03 AM 16,881 Views 87 Comments

Analysis: Yesterday was a seminal moment in Irish public life, but it shouldn’t be the norm.

# leo - Sunday 18 January, 2015

"It's not something that defines me": Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay
# Referendum
# Referendum

"It's not something that defines me": Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay

Jan 18th 2015, 9:59 PM 86,728 Views 343 Comments

The Minister spoke to Miriam O’Callaghan this morning.

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'
# Leo
# Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Jan 18th 2015, 2:22 PM 28,454 Views 127 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

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