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Statement of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, Budget 2020,Dáil Éireann, Wednesday 9 October 2019

The Government is making more than €1 billion available in Budget 2020 to be spent in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

The Taoiseach spoke to the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Council President Donald Tusk this afternoon...

A National Emergency Coordination Group meeting was held today (Thursday 03 October), chaired by Minister Eoghan Murphy. Minister Damien English and Minister Kevin Boxer Moran were in attendance also...

The Taoiseach and the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson spoke by phone this evening, shortly before 6pm. They discussed the latest proposals from the UK...

Dr. Catherine Day, former Secretary General of the European Commission will chair a new Citizens’ Assembly to advance gender equality.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is in Brussels today for the latest of his regular stock-taking meetings with EU Chief Negotiator for the Article 50 process, Michel Barnier...

Excellencies, For almost a thousand years, my country, Ireland has been associated with the colour green. The Emerald Isle. In the future, I want Ireland to be known as a Green country...

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe have welcomed the decision by the Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO)...

Taoiseach will tell UN Climate Summit that Ireland will ring fence all new revenues from carbon tax for climate action and a just transition

 

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