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"Thanks so much": Leo Varadkar on the reaction to his announcement that he's gay

He hadn’t commented since the Sunday interview with Miriam O’Callaghan.

LEO VARADKAR HAS thanked people for their kind words after he told the nation about his sexuality.

The 36-year-old Health Minister told Miriam O’Callaghan on Sunday that he is a gay man.

There was an outpouring of positivity towards Varadkar after his comments, particularly on Twitter. Today he took to Twitter himself to thank all those who supported him.

The news made headlines across the world, but this week Varadkar has been back doing his job – working on the under-pressure Irish health service.

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