Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressed the nation of Ireland at 9pm on Saint Patrick’s Day, and gave a speech that for many years to come, will be ingrained into the minds and memories of all who watched it. During his address to the nation, Taoiseach Varadkar assured the people of Ireland that essential services will remain […]
The Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo has called out the Taoiseach and other political parties in a tweet. You probably know him best for roles in movies such as Avengers, Spotlight and 13 Going on 30. via GIPHY However Mark Ruffalo is also an advocate for environmental awareness and he’s now made a direct appeal to […]
Candidates to be the next British Prime Minister are pitching their ideas on Brexit. UK Conservative leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, says EU politicians would be prepared to look at a Brexit deal that does not involve a backstop. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr, Jeremy Hunt says both Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have […]
It’s the 103rd anniversary of the Easter Rising. President Michael D Higgins has laid a wreath outside Dublin’s GPO in memory of those who died in the 1916 Easter Rising. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Defence Paul Kehoe attended today’s official ceremony on Dublon’s O’ Connell Street, to mark the 103rd anniversary […]
The EU has proposed drawing an end to daylight-savings. The clocks go forward this weekend – and it may be one of the last times it happens. The government is considering the results of a consultation process on scrapping the seasonal ritual of ‘spring forward and fall back’. The European Parliament this week backed proposals […]
“I wouldn’t condone or like to be associated with the kind of actions he’s been involved in.” The Taoiseach says he doesn’t condone or want to be associated with Conor McGregor’s behaviour. It’s after the Irish MMA fighter marched in last Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Parade in Chicago with Leo Varadkar. The Taoiseach says he wasn’t […]
On St Patrick’s Day, Leo Varadkar popped over to the States to give the traditional bowl of shamrock to Donald Trump. Also in the White House was Michael D Higgins and Tommy Tiernan! Galway impressionist Shane Cunningham joins us on The Hub every Wednesday.
Varadkar joins Kim Jong Un, Millie Bobby Brown, Trump and Meghan Markle on the Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people of 2018 The Taoiseach made the top 100 which includes major world figures from music, to sports to politics and society. Time says its list is not merely a measure of power […]
Leo released a picture of final preparations before addressing the press on the agreement on Brexit phase 1 negotiations. However, more people were interested in the Taoiseach’s mug. Final preparations with Minister @HMcEntee and Tánaiste @simoncoveney ahead of speaking to the press re agreement on #Brexit Phase 1 negotiations. pic.twitter.com/PwASFrgKpV — Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo) December […]
Ireland has made its final pitch to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023.