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# minister-leo-varadkar - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision

The coalition has been rocked by resignations and calls for those in the public eye to step aside.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Wage subsidy extension, cheaper loans and rates waiver to be discussed at July stimulus meeting

The July Jobs Stimulus Plan will be unveiled in the next two weeks.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Friday 2 March, 2018

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow

The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Sunday 18 January, 2015

This Senator's unusual choice of hashtag is now trending

‘Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and #sexualorientation’.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Friday 26 September, 2014

"Time of the essence" in symphysiotomy redress as three survivors die

The three deaths have occurred since the scheme was announced in July.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

It could be the beginning of the end for brick-shaped lorry cabs...

Curved cabs could be on the way in.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Using a mobile while driving is comparable to driving drunk

That’s according to Gay Byrne who was speaking at the RSA’s annual conference today.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Cyclists to face fines for breaking red lights and using footpaths

Cyclists could be fined a minimum of €50 for breaking road safety rules under new regulations to be introduced next year.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Burton 'very much values' free travel scheme

Minister Joan Burton said some reports on the review of the free travel scheme were “a bit wildly speculative”.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Friday 30 December, 2011

16 new penalty points to be introduced in 2012

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar is to introduce the penalty points and fines by the end of 2012, as part of his focus on road safety in Ireland.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Minister to bring in new clamping laws

The Transport Minister is hoping to bring in new operating guidelines for clampers after motorists contacted him about their problems with the clamping industry.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Monday 24 October, 2011

Lower drink-drive limits to be introduced this week

The blood alcohol limit for drink-driving will be reduced from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood from this Friday – certain drivers will be tested at an even lower limit of 20mg.

# minister-leo-varadkar - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

New road safety laws to include lower drink-drive limit for learners

The laws will also include a new restricted licence, and putting the Road Safety Authority in charge of the driving licence system.