# Varadkar

This week
18th February 2024 - 22nd February 2024
Varadkar seeks to reassure St John of God service users they will be 'protected'
This month
February 2024
Taoiseach confident Stormont Executive 'is here to last' following talks in Belfast
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was also at Stormont to mark the restoration of devolution, said “the real work starts now”.
The return of Stormont will see the Treasury release a £3.3 billion package to support under-pressure public services in Northern Ireland.
Sunak said the offer represents “a generous and fair settlement”.
DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said he will be making the case that the Executive needs resources to "deliver sustainable public finances".
Last month
January 2024
UK and EU agree change to post-Brexit NI trade rules after DUP reaches deal
DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the changes show the “naysayers are wrong”.
The DUP leader today expressed hope that the executive could be back in place within days.
The parties eligible to participate in a revived ministerial executive are due to meet later today to discuss the next steps.
Support for the deal is not unanimous within the DUP and several senior figures remain fiercely opposed to the proposed agreement.
Varadkar says it’s ‘not the worst thing’ that Ryanair is buying up homes for staff
Dart-type system for Cork 'achievable' within ten years says Varadkar
Last year
Varadkar raises prospect of another rotating Taoiseach arrangement if coalition is re-elected
Minister says gardaí were told in advance that asylum seekers would be housed in Galway hotel
Leo Varadkar falls victim to a prank by two Russian comedians
Taoiseach visits Leitrim Village as local businesses deal with aftermath of localised tornado
The Taoiseach confirmed the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme will be available to those who have been impacted by the tornado.
The freak weather event happened at 12.30pm yesterday afternoon.
A number of vehicles and buildings suffered "significant damage" in the incident.
Israeli President says Ireland needs to 'admit the truth' about conflict in Gaza
'A serious matter': Varadkar on letter sent to SF over TDs' legal actions
Taoiseach: Ireland won't give Palestinian refugees the same protection as Ukrainians
Varadkar: Israel is 'under threat' but 'doesn't have right' to breach international law
Varadkar says Israel will lose global support if it goes 'too far' in its response against Hamas
No room for any form of racism in sport, Varadkar says after gymnastics medal incident
Varadkar: Energy price reductions must go further this winter
Taoiseach makes inquiries to ensure crumbling concrete affecting UK schools not an issue for Ireland
Varadkar was told to prepare for 'controversial traditionalist views' ahead of Jacob Rees-Mogg meeting
Jeffrey Donaldson slams Varadkar's 'unhelpful' comments on alternative to returning to Stormont
DUP's Sammy Wilson says Varadkar has 'cheek' after saying Stormont 'plan B' should be considered
Govt would be interested in buying Conor Pass land, but not for €10 million, Varadkar says
Varadkar condemns attack on family home of councillor in which rock was thrown through window
Parents of children with learning disabilities slam Varadkar over 'slow learners' remark
Trust cannot be restored in RTÉ 'without change' being made at the broadcaster, Varadkar says
Inquiry into Ireland's Covid-19 response to be set up this year, Varadkar says
Ireland to consider joining EU or Nato programme to protect undersea cables
Peter McVerry says Varadkar has his 'priorities wrong' when it come to tax cuts
Providing school meals during holiday period may pose ‘logistical complications’, Varadkar says
Government could reimburse parents who go private to assess children’s needs, Dáil told
Varadkar says he wouldn't consider himself a Tory but 'might have been in the past'
Varadkar suggests Paul Murphy should be quizzed on 2014 Jobstown protest in heated Dáil session
New nine-storey wing of Mater Hospital has been officially opened
DF Chief of Staff: 'Perpetrators of abuse don't belong in our organisation and will be held to account'
Taoiseach is 'disappointed' with DUP's decision not to return to Stormont
€20m signed off on for refugee accommodation plans, with commercial properties being considered
D-Day for Protocol talks as von der Leyen visits Sunak to tackle 'complex challenges'
The visit of von der Leyen to London is seen as a measure of how close the sides are to agreeing a deal.
Sunak is planning to brief his Cabinet before potentially announcing the details of deal.
Former minister Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he does not believe Sunak has done enough to convince the DUP to re-enter into power-sharing.
Varadkar reiterates need to avoid hard border on island of Ireland during phonecall with Sunak
All time
Taoiseach aims to reduce wait for child healthcare and assessments by 2025
Russia bans Taoiseach, Tánaiste and 50 other Irish representatives from entering the country
Tech companies expanded ‘a little too quickly’, Varadkar says