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December  8th,  2017

Statement on Brexit negotiations by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Ladies and Gentlemen. A dhaoine uaisle. Today is a very significant day for everyone on the island of Ireland, for our neighbouring island, and for all of our fellow members of the...

December  7th,  2017

An Taoiseach launches Creative Youth

An Taoiseach launches Creative Youth - A Plan to Enable the Creative Potential of Every Child and Young Person

December  1st,  2017

Taoiseach meeting with Donald Tusk

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with President of the European Council, Donald Tusk at Government buildings today.

November  30th,  2017

Taoiseach announces appointment of Tánaiste and Ministers of Government

Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar has today announced the appointment of the Tánaiste and two members of Government.

November  28th,  2017

Taoiseach's Statement on the Resignation of the Tánaiste

This morning, Frances Fitzgerald came to me to offer her resignation as Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. She is doing so to avoid an unnecessary and early General Election that could have left the country without a functioning government and Oireachtas for several months at a crucial time for Ireland.

November  27th,  2017

Minister announces payment of Social Welfare Christmas Bonus

The Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.2 million social welfare recipients this week (commencing Monday 27th November), with payments totalling €219 million being made to pensioners, people with disabilities, carers, lone parents, long-term unemployed people and many other recipients.