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March  19th,  2019

Statement following the meeting between An Taoiseach and President Tusk

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk at Government Buildings in Dublin today to discuss the state of play and latest developments with Brexit.

March  15th,  2019

Statement from the Taoiseach on the New Zealand mosque shootings

On behalf of the Government and the people of Ireland I want to express our condolences and our solidarity with the people of New Zealand following the horrific attacks in Christchurch...

March  14th,  2019

Statement from An Taoiseach on the result of the vote in the House of Commons

I welcome the House of Commons vote for an extension as it reduces the likelihood of a cliff edge, no-deal Brexit on March 29th. But we now need to hear from London about what purpose...

March  14th,  2019

Government Statement in relation to announcement by Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland on Bloody Sunday

The Irish Government has noted the announcement today by the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland that following a PSNI investigation, one former soldier will be prosecuted for the...

March  12th,  2019

Statement by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar on latest developments on Brexit Government Buildings

Prime Minister May met with President Juncker in Strasbourg last night where they agreed an interpretative ‘Instrument’ on the Withdrawal Agreement

March  12th,  2019

Taoiseach begins his St. Patrick’s Day visit to the United States

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar is in the United States this week to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Washington DC and Chicago...