New Irish prime minister gives boost to EU centrists

By |junij 29th, 2020|EU, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin, News, prime minister, taoiseach|

The centrist Renew Europe political faction has added another EU leader to their roster after Ireland formed a new government over the weekend, with Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin at the helm, tasked with overseeing the country's economic recovery after the pandemic.

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New Irish prime minister gives boost to EU centrists

By |junij 29th, 2020|EU, Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin, News, prime minister, taoiseach|

The centrist Renew Europe political faction has added another EU leader to their roster after Ireland formed a new government over the weekend, with Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin at the helm, tasked with overseeing the country's economic recovery after the pandemic.

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Doctor Varadkar steps up to COVID-19 frontline

By |april 6th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EU, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, News|

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is to serve as a doctor in his country's fight against the ongoing spread of the deadly coronavirus, the leader's office announced on Sunday evening (6 March).

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Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle coronavirus

By |marec 30th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, News|

Ireland’s government is to roll out a voluntary phone-tracking app to alert users if someone they have been in contact with develops COVID-19, its health service said on Sunday, two weeks before the pandemic is expected to peak in the country.

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Ireland’s St Patrick’s parades cancelled over COVID-19 concerns

By |marec 10th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, EU, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, News|

St Patrick's day festivities have been cancelled all over the Republic of Ireland, amid rising concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar announced on Monday (9 March).

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Ireland’s Fianna Fáil to step up efforts to form a government

By |februar 20th, 2020|Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Irish elections, Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin, News, Sinn Fein|

Ireland's Fianna Fáil will step up efforts to form a government by starting formal engagement with other parties, except Sinn Féin, after marginally winning the most seats at an inconclusive 8 February election.

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Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demand place in government after strong election showing

By |februar 10th, 2020|Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Ireland, Irish elections, Leo Varadkar, Mary Lou McDonald, News, Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein|

Irish nationalists Sinn Fein demanded on Sunday (9 February) to be part of the next Irish government after early results indicated the left-wing party secured the most votes in an election that leader Mary Lou McDonald described as a ballot box "revolu...

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Brexit, homelessness dominate in Irish election

By |februar 6th, 2020|Ireland, Irish elections, Leo Varadkar, News, Northern Ireland|

Ireland goes to the polls on Saturday (8 February), with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar touting his successful handling of Brexit, but facing pressure over housing and healthcare.

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EU tells UK it will ‘never, never, never’ compromise on single market

By |januar 28th, 2020|Brexit, EU single market, Irish border, Leo Varadkar, Michel Barnier, News, Northern Ireland|

The European Union will "never, never, never" compromise on the integrity of its single market, its chief Brexit negotiator warned Britain on Monday (27 January), saying London must now face reality after underestimating the costs of leaving.

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Irish PM willing to enter grand coalition with main rival

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Fiana Fail, Fine Gael, grand coalition, Irish elections, Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin, News, Sinn Fein|

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said for the first time on Wednesday (22 January) that he would consider entering an unprecedented coalition government with the country's second-largest party and historic rival Fianna Fáil (affiliated to Renew Europe) after next month's election.

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