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# Leo

Last month
May 2023
# The Boss
'Leo commits his whole life to making Leinster successful. It's admirable'
Leo Cullen ‘bleeds Leinster’ and has been central to their successes as a player and head coach.
'The last time you could come and buy a ticket on the day of the game was 2015'
What have Leinster learned from their heartbreaks against La Rochelle?
Last year
# sponsored by local enterprise office
'Go and pursue your business idea': What to expect at National Women's Enterprise Day
Ireland’s largest female enterprise event takes place across 16 venues on Thursday, 13 October.
All time
# new jab
Leo Varadkar has been administering vaccines at a Dublin mass vaccination centre
He said earlier this year that he was available to help the HSE.
# lexit
Barcelona ‘putting every effort’ into convincing Lionel Messi to stay
The 33-year-old rocked Barca with his request to leave on Tuesday evening.
# spin the decks
Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin
It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.
# Leo
A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography
Leo: Leo Varadkar – A Very Modern Taoiseach has been published today.
# The Boss
'It was so smart of Leo, so strategic, to bring someone like Stuart in'
Leinster have thrived since Leo Cullen’s decision to pick up the phone and call Stuart Lancaster.
# Leo
Cullen bidding to become first man to lift European Cup as both player and coach
‘They’re a great bunch to work with at the moment, they were a great bunch to play with too.’
# Exit
Messi 'sad and low' after Champions League exit - Valverde
The Argentine and his team-mates have been urged to put their European withdrawal behind them and wrap up the Spanish league title.
# Leo
Messi's 600th career goal opens up eight-point gap at the top of La Liga for Barca
Lionel Messi’s finish helped Barcelona to a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.
# eurotrash talk
Leo told Bloomberg TV it's time to get 'down and dirty' on the details of Brexit
The UK hopes to have terms of a transition deal by March.
# Deposit Interest
Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'
Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.
# Euro Trip
Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech
Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.
# spot on
Messi: I'm not the perfect player... I need to practice penalties
The Barcelona superstar insists that he still needs to work on scoring from the spot as he prepares for this summer’s World Cup.
# Strategic Mug Unit
Leo Varadkar brings 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug to Brexit prep meeting
Which – technically – is an accurate statement.
# Strategic Mug Unit
Leo Varadkar has a 'World's Best Taoiseach' mug and there are so many questions
What next?
# let's go viral
11 times Leo Varadkar really tried to be like Justin Trudeau
This will only intensify if a General Election happens.
# comhghairdeas
Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills
He’s not the first Taoiseach to flex his cúpla focal.
# flood relief
Minister says emergency agency should be set up as army pitches in for second day in Donegal
The northwest was hit by heavy rain during the week.
# saving icebergs
Billy Zane made a great joke when he had a Titanic reunion with Leo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet last night
“Gangs back together. Now we’re saving icebergs. Go figure..”
# When Leo Met Vincent
After missing out on Enda, Vincent Browne will interview Leo Varadkar tomorrow night
It will be Browne’s second-last show.
# brussels actually
Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels
EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.
# Leo Actually
11 of the quickest reactions to Leo Varadkar's Love Actually comments
# Be prepared
'Terror threats change, so must we' - minister says Cobra committee will aid in preparation for attack
Varadkar is expected to be ratified as Ireland’s new Taoiseach by Dáil vote next week.
# Man of the Moment
The world's media is talking about 'Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister'
The new Fine Gael leader has been making waves.
# looking into it
Self-employed would 'pay more tax if they got extra benefits in return'
Leo Varadkar said that the results of the survey carried out by his department would inform Budget 2018.
# i saw the sign
Everyone is loving Leo DiCaprio's tiny handwritten sign at a climate change protest
Casually scrawled on the front of a folder.
# seven years with leo
Humans of Dublin shared a heartbreaking story of a woman's journey with a man who had Alzheimer's
“I spent seven years with Leo, slowly unlocking more and more about his life story.”
# shots fired
'So obsessed with publicity': Outgoing Labour minister's parting shot at Leo
Kathleen Lynch has given a revealing interview in which she criticises the Health Minister.
# dumble dear
Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage
It’s Philomania all over again.
# dumble dear
Leonardo DiCaprio just called Domhnall Gleeson 'Dumble' on the SAG awards stage
It’s Philomania all over again.
# the reverent
WATCH: Leonardo DiCaprio met the Pope and chatted to him in Italian
“You’re the King of the World!”
# five year plan
'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'
Leo Varadkar’s comments follow days of controversy regarding overcrowding at Irish hospitals, and come ahead of a nursing strike next week.
# polls apart
Fine Gael haven't been this popular since 2012
Good news for Enda, Leo and co in the latest political opinion poll.
# No thanks
Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?
The Health Minister was challenged to a debate by a Sinn Féin constituency rival.
# Humour
Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant
Take two minutes out of your day to give this a watch.
# coolock calling
"This is Dave and Leo, rocking it out to you" ... A certain minister spent a night as a classic rock DJ
Apparently, he wanted to “knock one more thing off the bucket list”.
# a little harsh?
'Like Stalin' ... GPs union compares Varadkar to murderous Soviet dictator
It’s over the Minister’s stance on negotiations on a new GP contract.
# Former minister
Former minister Pat Carey on being gay: 'Colleagues sometimes unwittingly said hurtful things'
“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
"I'm sure Ireland will recover...": David Norris's very David Norris response to Leo
Meanwhile, one of Fine Gael’s more conservative TDs says she appreciates the move will be consoling to young people who are gay.