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January  16th,  2019

Statement by An Taoiseach on the outcome of the ‘Meaningful Vote’ in Westminster

The Irish Government profoundly regrets the decision of the House of Commons to reject the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and UK.

January  15th,  2019

Government statement on outcome of ‘Meaningful Vote’ in Westminster

The Government regrets the outcome of the vote in Westminster this evening on the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK Government and the European Union...

January  15th,  2019

Preparing for Brexit a central feature of the Spring Legislation Programme

Preparing for Brexit is the central feature of the Spring Legislation Programme, unveiled today by Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne. Reflecting the exceptional circumstances brought about...

January  6th,  2019

Taoiseach begins week-long visit to Mali and Ethiopia

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is beginning a week-long visit to Mali and Ethiopia, where he will meet with members of the Irish Defence Forces and Irish NGOs

January  2nd,  2019

Minister Flanagan brings landmark Domestic Violence Act into operation

Domestic Violence Act 2018 improves legal protections available to victims of domestic violence.

January  1st,  2019

New Year's Day Statement by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar

Today, New Years Day 2019, marks several important milestones in our mission to bring social progress, economic prosperity and equality of opportunity to everyone in all parts of Ireland.