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#Taoiseach

# taoiseach - Yesterday’s News

Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines

Brendan Howlin said employers were confused yesterday as to whether to close for the day or not.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision

'I'm not making changes because someone demanded it': Donohoe says Budget was Fine Gael's decision

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance joined TheJournal.ie this evening to answer your questions about the Budget.

Enda Kenny to be conferred with honorary doctorate by the NUI

The doctor will see you on 23 October.

# taoiseach - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Taoiseach and the Finance Minister join TheJournal.ie for Budget 2018 Facebook Live

Get ready with your questions and concerns as we host a special session with Leo Varadkar and Paschal Donohoe this Wednesday evening.

# taoiseach - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest RIP This post contains images

Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest

The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.

# taoiseach - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Varadkar signs book of condolence for 'true patriot' Liam Cosgrave as tributes continue

Cosgrave was the last-remaining former Taoiseach born before the formation of the Irish State.

# taoiseach - Monday 2 October, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?

The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Varadkar surprised that the opposition are 'more obsessed about his PR than he is'

The Strategic Communications Unit is to hire an additional three staff members.

# taoiseach - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Fianna Fáil aren't happy with Leo's tender to review the government's image

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been putting a focus on how his government is perceived by the public.

# taoiseach - Monday 18 September, 2017

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave? Leo's Plan This post contains a poll

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?

A job as a public servant is considered a job for life – should that change?

# taoiseach - Friday 15 September, 2017

Leo Varadkar not satisfied that enough gardaí have embraced reform

The Taoiseach said that although he supported An Garda Síochána, management reform was needed.

# taoiseach - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Nama could be given more powers to become a housing developer for the State

Leo Varadkar said Nama could ‘step in where the private sector has failed’.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Any government worth its salt has done this' - senior figures exult in Leo's new 'strategic communications unit'

The establishment of a new media relations unit has been something of a pet project for Leo Varadkar since he took up office in June.

Taoiseach defends tweeting about Princess Diana on same day two homeless people died

Varadkar was speaking in an interview with TV3 News.

# taoiseach - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Varadkar says his new separate PR unit has cost nothing to date

Those in opposition have dubbed the new communications unit the Taoiseach’s own “spin machine”.

Taoiseach insists Public Services Card is not a national identity card

The Data Protection Commissioner has voiced concerns about the government’s rollout of the card.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Irish woman on J1 in Chicago didn't recognise Leo Varadkar when he walked into her restaurant

Emma Kelly and a friend then posed for a “painfully awkward” picture with the Taoiseach.

# taoiseach - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years Cast Your Vote This post contains a poll

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The Taoiseach has outlined his referendum plans for the next two years

# taoiseach - Friday 28 July, 2017

Bertie Ahern: Ireland leaving the EU would be an 'act of insanity'

He has reiterated his comments that there is no support for an Irexit.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen has been awarded an honorary doctorate

Academics at the Dublin Castle ceremony reflected on a political career that encompassed four ministries and a premiership.

# taoiseach - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Socks, jogging and Love Actually: One month in office, Leo has seen some highs and lows

The autumn is going to be a lot more challenging for the new Taoiseach.

# taoiseach - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Leo Varadkar is on the cover of Time magazine

The Europe edition asked the new Taoiseach about Trump, Trudeau and the possibility of an Irexit.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Change to Leo's campaign: Only those convicted of fraud over €5,000 to have names published

The names will be published on a quarterly basis on the Department of Social Protection’s website.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# taoiseach - Monday 26 June, 2017

Fine Gael sees a bump in the polls with Leo as leader

The Irish Daily Mail/Ireland Thinks poll sees Fine Gael’s popularity up six points.

# taoiseach - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I don't think my election as Taoiseach actually made history. It just reflected it'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressed crowds at Dublin Pride today.

Dept had concerns over calling people 'cheats' in controversial welfare ad campaign Exclusive

Newly-released FOI documents show that the Department had considered changing the title to something less forceful.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

"This young lad, I know this young lad": Do you know who's who in Leo's Cabinet?

Would you know a Minister for State if they were crossed the road in front of you?

# taoiseach - Monday 19 June, 2017

'There will be disappointments': There just aren't enough junior ministries to keep Leo supporters happy

The new Taoiseach names his second tier ministers this week – so who’s in and who’s out?

# taoiseach - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Post delivered a letter to Leo Varadkar that had 'Taoiseach, Castleknock' as the address Please Mr Postman

# taoiseach - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Leo Varadkar celebrated becoming Taoiseach by having a big party in Coppers See Yiz In Coppers

Leo Varadkar celebrated becoming Taoiseach by having a big party in Coppers

There was a “feed of sambos” at 3am, apparently.

Varadkar in quotes: From not trusting Fianna Fáil to paying jobless immigrants to leave In His Own Words This post contains videos

Varadkar in quotes: From not trusting Fianna Fáil to paying jobless immigrants to leave

The new Taoiseach has had plenty to say on a range of issues in his 10 years as a TD.

# taoiseach - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Poll: How do you feel about Leo Varadkar being Taoiseach? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about Leo Varadkar being Taoiseach?

He’s the youngest Taoiseach Ireland has ever had. How do you feel about it?

As it happened: Leo Varadkar elected Taoiseach The New Boss This post contains videos

As it happened: Leo Varadkar elected Taoiseach

He’ll announce his new Cabinet this evening.

Today's the day: Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

He will also name a cabinet.

Flattery, chuckles and playful punches: Enda's long goodbye comes to an end

Enda Kenny stepped down as Taoiseach yesterday.

# taoiseach - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Campaign For Leo website was set up last year - but Leo says it 'wasn't prep for leadership contest'

A spokesperson for the Minister said it was a slogan used for his online presence since 2007.

# taoiseach - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'Going through the motions' but Leo still has time for 90 minutes of questions

Varadkar wooing fans in Wicklow and Coveney cheered by admirers in Athlone show that it’s not over ’till it’s over.

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