09:20 Wednesday, 18 March 2020
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 open, that all will be done to help those who have been affected by Covid-19 and who are facing uncertain times ahead.
Watch the full speech in the video link below
Read a transcript of the speech