Leo Varadkar

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Leo Varadkar said : “These interventions which come in addition to what is already available will make a difference over the next difficult weeks. The Budget will be our next opportunity to see what we can do for business and we will look at what further actions are required to help those worst affected” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 21, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Avril Lavigne ) : “I thought it was Avril Lavigne at first because of that skateboard and everything but unfortunately it wasn’t. She also had a smoothie, which ended up all over my face and halfway down my suit. But I had a spare suit and just got on with the day’s work,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I know some people may not want to believe it - many of us don't want to believe it - but this is getting serious again. " External link

heart Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “So, the rules around households meeting, are the same in your home or garden as they would be, let’s say in a public park or on Sandymount Strand,” External link

thejournal Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “this is not a lockdown of Dublin, this is not like what we experienced back in April and March” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, September 18, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Avril Lavigne ) : "I thought it was Avril Lavigne at first when I saw this girl approaching with a skateboard and a smoothie," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 18, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I know some people may not want to believe it - many of us don't want to believe it - but this is getting serious again. " External link

skynews Friday, September 18, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

herald-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks’ time,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The opposition have done something different. The opposition tried to pick holes in it, undermine it, thereby undermining the public health message more generally. What you saw from us was absolute unity from parties in government going out there defending that ,” External link

limerickleader Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "If we choose to act in the next couple of days, we would be one of the first in Europe to impose the kind of restrictions we may need to impost in Dublin, so we would be first-movers and quick-acters" External link

RTERadio Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I appreciate that there are people who are opposed to this Government and do not want it to last. That does not include the deputy, but it does include others,” “Those people will do their best to stoke up, invent and exaggerate any differences that may occur between different politicians and parties” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks’ time,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I am sorry it was not webcast. What I said was that I believed that rural pubs should be allowed to open, and that the Government was working on a plan to do exactly that. The Taoiseach felt the same,” “I have never suggested that there was a difference between us on that matter because there was not” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “If public health doctors and officials dealing with the cluster believe a place has an outbreak and should be closed, the Government supports any decision to close a business, meat plant, school or anything else if that is the right thing to do in public health terms,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a tricky thing to do because does anyone really know where those boundaries are you know, people do know where county boundaries are. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a tricky thing to do because does anyone really know where those boundaries are you know, people do know where county boundaries are. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar warned : “Dublin is our capital city. The tightening of restrictions (on previous counties locked down) had a severe impact on business” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : “It’s not getting special treatment,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Only meet up with one other household in Dublin,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “A decision will have to be made in the next couple of days or the next week as to whether we go to the next level, which would be what happened in Kildare, Laois and Offaly,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We talk about the potential for deaths arising from a second wave of this virus. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “A decision will have to be made in the next couple of days or the next week as to whether we go to the next level, which would be what happened in Kildare, Laois and Offaly,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "All ministers and all TDs (lawmakers) will be functioning and working as normal tomorrow," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou : "A situação em nossa capital é preocupante e piorou nas últimas semanas" External link

em Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou : "A situação em nossa capital é preocupante e piorou nas últimas semanas" External link

uol Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The situation in our capital (is) worrying and has deteriorated in the past few weeks," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The situation in our capital (is) worrying and has deteriorated in the past few weeks," External link

afp-en Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Depending on how you count it, a 10- or 20-fold increase in the incidence of the virus in Dublin in the space of a few weeks, and while that has not yet resulted in a dramatic increase in people in hospitals, ICUs, or deaths, the truth is it's probably going to head that way if we don't get on top of it," "We've watched it happening in Madrid and we don't want to go there. There is an opportunity to flatten the curve and we will have to make a decision as a Government tomorrow as to what mix of additional restrictions will be required in the capital" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I'm always a bit cautious around the word 'lockdown' because a lockdown to me reminds me of April and May; schools were closed and people could only move within 5km of our house," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "there is hope on the horizon" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We've seen a situation where the incidence of the virus was as low as five or six per 100,000 over 14 days and now it's hitting about 80," "And while that has not yet resulted in a dramatic increase in people in hospital or ICUs or deaths, the truth is that it's probably going to head that way if we don't get on top of it. We watch what's happening in Madrid and in Spain, and we don't want to go there" External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "What's interesting for me is not just the opposition that you're seeing from former Prime Ministers like Tony Blair or David Cameron or John Major it's hard-line Brexiteers, people like Lord Lamont, people like Lord Howard, saying this isn't Brexit," External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I would like to see a change of mind," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Those actions were necessary at the time. They helped turn the tide against the spread of the virus,” “I know they also came with an economic impact and that businesses have been under severe pressure over the past few weeks” External link

irishtimes Monday, September 14, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

msn-uk Monday, September 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

thecourier Monday, September 14, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 14, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "there is hope on the horizon" External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying. We've seen a situation where the incidence of the virus was as low as five or six per 100,000 over 14 days and now it's hitting about 80. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I do think that some regions and some counties are going to see local restrictions like the ones that were seen in Kildare, Laois and Offaly. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I see Ireland as an island in the centre of the world. We have a strong reputation as a welcoming home for foreign direct investment and that will continue over the lifetime of this Government. Foreign direct investment will be crucial as we seek to repair the economic damage wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Commission ) : “This legislation will provide for EU countries and the Commission to share information and raise concerns about a company seeking to invest in a country, when doing so would pose a risk to state security or public safety,” “It is important that the structures put in place in accordance with this regulation are proportionate and tailored to ensure they meet that objective, while ensuring Ireland maintains its position as a small, open economy, that is very welcoming of investment from abroad” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "While many businesses have benefitted from the Restart Grant Plus and other government schemes, this is for small businesses with up to 10 staff that have not been eligible to any scheme to date," "It is recognition of the difficulties in adapting to Covid-19 that they have had. Now is the time to shop local and I encourage everyone to think of their local business owner when doing their weekly shop or looking to buy something" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 14, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "While many businesses have benefitted from the Restart Grant Plus and other government schemes, this is for small businesses with up to 10 staff that have not been eligible to any scheme to date," "It is recognition of the difficulties in adapting to Covid-19 that they have had. Now is the time to shop local and I encourage everyone to think of their local business owner when doing their weekly shop or looking to buy something" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 14, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "You started school in 1990! Am feeling very middle-aged now" External link

irishmirror Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We have a strong reputation as a welcoming home for Foreign Direct Investment and that will continue over the lifetime of this Government. " External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The best economic policy is to put public health first," External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I think it is very possible we will see multiple waves of the virus. " External link

irishmirror Friday, September 11, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I think based on the numbers you’d be more confident about seeing the pubs in rural Ireland open on the 21st of September, rather than in Dublin” External link

westernpeople Friday, September 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We’ve seen a dozen resignations as a result of ‘golfgate’ in the last few weeks. Will anyone in Sinn Féin be resigning as a consequence?” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I can understand people paying their respects in the streets but I can’t understand or accept the political rally in Milltown cemetery. This was no graveside oration. Mr Storey was cremated on the other side of town. It was a political rally in the middle of a pandemic organised by Sinn Féin and other republicans,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “While demand has fallen back since Monday it remains quite high,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “While demand has fallen back since Monday it remains quite high,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I think based on the numbers you'd be more confident about seeing the pubs in rural Ireland open on September 21, rather than in Dublin. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The restriction on home visits is what they're doing in Glasgow at the moment. I don't know how effective that has been actually, they took a decision, rather than closing schools again or closing childcare again and closing businesses again that they would go really hard on gathering within the home, that is an option that I think we'll have to consider if the numbers keep going in the that direction" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar says : “I don’t agree with the assessment. Ultimately no one in government wanted to lose a cabinet member or a Commissioner or anyone else but this could all have been avoided if those involved had obeyed our laws and the public health guidance and regulations” External link

kclr96fm Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Team ) : “If we were to take actions in Dublin or Limerick that are more extreme than other European cities or other European regions that have a higher level than us, we would need a good explanation from NPHET [National Public Health Emergency Team] as to why that should be done” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I hope we don't get to the point where each person we meet, we have to get a record with their movements,” “And again, we'd have no way of checking up on whether it was true or not -- as we have found out” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Team ) : “If we were to take actions in Dublin or Limerick that are more extreme than other European cities or other European regions that have a higher level than us, we would need a good explanation from NPHET [National Public Health Emergency Team] as to why that should be done” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The timing of this initiative, the unilateral nature of this initiative, does not build trust and I will be speaking later this afternoon with the British prime minister to register our very strong concerns”. And Mr Varadkar said the Northern Ireland secretary’s commits were “really extraordinary … and certainly set off alarm bells in Dublin”. But he suggested that they may amount to no more than “sabre-rattling” designed to scare the EU into making concessions on the fractious issues of fisheries and state aid which stand in the way of an FTA deal. “I think they have backfired," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “when a company goes bust there are a lot of creditors including the Revenue Commissioners, including the local authority, including lots of businesses, very few of them will get much of the money they're owed” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “when a company goes bust there are a lot of creditors including the Revenue Commissioners, including the local authority, including lots of businesses, very few of them will get much of the money they’re owed” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Britain is an honest, honorable country, full of honest people,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Leo Varadkar ) : "I think based on the numbers you'd be more confident about seeing the pubs rural Ireland open on the 21st of September, rather than in Dublin. If we do have to act we will act and we will act in a way that protects public health and human life. Asked about the possibility of clamping down on home visits, Mr Varadkar said: " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "We would like to enable more essential travel, maybe allow some people to see their relatives this Christmas. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “To me, Britain is a country that’s always been an honorable country, and is inhabited by very honest people – it’s not a rogue state. It’s pretty extraordinary, the most benign interpretation I can put on it is that it’s gamesmanship,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "These were really extraordinary comments, and certainly set off alarm bells in Dublin. I think they have backfired," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “There has never been a more important time for Irish businesses to adapt and innovate. This programme gives Irish companies access to world-class research, helping them reach the next stage of their development. For researchers, this is a fantastic opportunity to take part in industry-focused research, making a real impact on the businesses they work with” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "What I can say categorically is this new regulation, this new statutory instrument only applies until September 13 after which it can be extended or amended. " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That's going to be part of our considerations as we develop a plan," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added ( about British ) : "I can't speak for the British Government or speculate on their motivations but what I can say is that we are into the last few weeks of negotiation between the EU on the one side and the UK on the other and what the new trade arrangements are going to be between Britain and Ireland. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar replied : “I can't guarantee that, I’ve never guaranteed that. It’s going to be a decision for Government, acting on the advice of NPHET” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 7, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Micheál Martin became Taoiseach and his family could not travel from Cork to be with him," “In contrast, Michelle O’Neill turned up for the photo-op. It does show a different attitude to public health. Sinn Féin are different to other parties, but not in a good way” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Irish Examiner ) : “The past few months have been extremely difficult for Irish businesses. We have seen our small and medium enterprises work hard to adapt and to continue trading in the face of this profound disruption. "The Government is determined to help businesses as they operate in a fundamentally changed trading environment” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We want more employers to see for themselves the benefits of taking on apprentices. The advantages include having a wider talent pool inside your company, a greater range of bespoke skills among employees, and the ability to deal with specific skill gaps," External link

irishsun Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Simon Coveney ) : "Simon Coveney is somebody with enormous ability and certainly would have been a top-class Commissioner had he decided to go forward. " External link

herald-ie Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It offers greater choice to employers and to school leavers and learners of all ages,” “I’m very happy to report that in the three weeks since the Scheme went live, applications have been received from employers representing 310 individual apprentices,” External link

thejournal Friday, September 4, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Mairead McGuinness ) : "Both Mairead and Andrew are candidates of distinction, experience and ability. " External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "So I want to recognise that the hospitality industry has done a really good job in keeping us safe and implementing those recommendations and this isn't designed to inconvenience them in any way and I think has been a little bit misinterpreted" External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I want to recognise that the hospitality industry has done a really good job in keeping us safe and implementing those recommendations and this isn't designed to inconvenience them in any way and I think has been a little bit misinterpreted" External link

irishmirror Friday, September 4, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Friday, September 4, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "First of all, the Taoiseach and I are at one on this," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 4, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "A lot of people are going to be getting their Leaving Cert results on Monday and on next Friday they will be finding out the results of the CAO/CAS system," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “designed to crack down on misbehaviour by a small number of pubs operating as restaurants” External link

thejournal Friday, September 4, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, very good compliance from the restaurant’s sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, very good compliance from the restaurant’s sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “No more than six people at any one time. No more than three households, that is really what we are asking people to do because that’s what will stop the virus spreading from person to person, and allow us to resume reopening our economy,” External link

thejournal Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, a very good compliance from the restaurants sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 28, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's been a really difficult few months for pub owners. " External link

todayfm Friday, August 28, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar states : “The extension will also provide access to children aged two to 12 years old inclusive, and that’ll be the nasal drop vaccine rather than the injection,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 28, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I think the apology helps, it would have been better if it had come sooner, but it definitely helps” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “My intention is to continue to lead my party, to work hard in my job as Tnaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, and to become Taoiseach again in 2022” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “He is somebody who I reappointed as head of government, as commissioner because he did such a good job in his previous role,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar replied ( about Phil Hogan ) : “Of course I do, Phil’s a good colleague, a very good friend and somebody who I reappointed as Commissioner, because he did such a god job in his previous role” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar disse : "Acho que não importa qual seja a decisão, este caso certamente será apelado por uma parte ou outra no Tribunal de Justiça Europeu" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar commenté : "Nous allons devoir apprendre à travailler ensemble, nous allons devoir apprendre à nous faire confiance, mais je sais que c'est possible" External link

msn-fr Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar commenté : "Nous allons devoir apprendre à travailler ensemble, nous allons devoir apprendre à nous faire confiance, mais je sais que c'est possible" External link

tv5 Monday, June 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar annoncé : "une accélération de la feuille de route" External link

lepetitjournal Friday, June 5, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Pokud bude shoda, můžeme to udělat písemnou formou. Pokud nebude, pak budeme muset svolat schůzku Evropské rady, možná příští pondělí, možná dokonce už v pátek, abychom debatovali o tom, zda umožníme odklad, na jak dlouho a za jakých podmínek," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Pokud bude shoda, můžeme to udělat písemnou formou. Pokud nebude, pak budeme muset svolat schůzku Evropské rady, možná příští pondělí, možná dokonce už v pátek, abychom debatovali o tom, zda umožníme odklad, na jak dlouho a za jakých podmínek," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT



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Leo Varadkar said : “These interventions which come in addition to what is already available will make a difference over the next difficult weeks. The Budget will be our next opportunity to see what we can do for business and we will look at what further actions are required to help those worst affected” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 21, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Avril Lavigne ) : “I thought it was Avril Lavigne at first because of that skateboard and everything but unfortunately it wasn’t. She also had a smoothie, which ended up all over my face and halfway down my suit. But I had a spare suit and just got on with the day’s work,” External link

expressindia Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I know some people may not want to believe it - many of us don't want to believe it - but this is getting serious again. " External link

heart Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “So, the rules around households meeting, are the same in your home or garden as they would be, let’s say in a public park or on Sandymount Strand,” External link

thejournal Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “this is not a lockdown of Dublin, this is not like what we experienced back in April and March” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, September 18, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Avril Lavigne ) : "I thought it was Avril Lavigne at first when I saw this girl approaching with a skateboard and a smoothie," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 18, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I know some people may not want to believe it - many of us don't want to believe it - but this is getting serious again. " External link

skynews Friday, September 18, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks' time," External link

herald-ie Friday, September 18, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks’ time,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The opposition have done something different. The opposition tried to pick holes in it, undermine it, thereby undermining the public health message more generally. What you saw from us was absolute unity from parties in government going out there defending that ,” External link

limerickleader Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "If we choose to act in the next couple of days, we would be one of the first in Europe to impose the kind of restrictions we may need to impost in Dublin, so we would be first-movers and quick-acters" External link

RTERadio Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I appreciate that there are people who are opposed to this Government and do not want it to last. That does not include the deputy, but it does include others,” “Those people will do their best to stoke up, invent and exaggerate any differences that may occur between different politicians and parties” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “That will, hopefully, allow pubs in Dublin to follow suit in a couple of weeks’ time,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I am sorry it was not webcast. What I said was that I believed that rural pubs should be allowed to open, and that the Government was working on a plan to do exactly that. The Taoiseach felt the same,” “I have never suggested that there was a difference between us on that matter because there was not” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “If public health doctors and officials dealing with the cluster believe a place has an outbreak and should be closed, the Government supports any decision to close a business, meat plant, school or anything else if that is the right thing to do in public health terms,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a tricky thing to do because does anyone really know where those boundaries are you know, people do know where county boundaries are. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a tricky thing to do because does anyone really know where those boundaries are you know, people do know where county boundaries are. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar warned : “Dublin is our capital city. The tightening of restrictions (on previous counties locked down) had a severe impact on business” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : “It’s not getting special treatment,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Only meet up with one other household in Dublin,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “A decision will have to be made in the next couple of days or the next week as to whether we go to the next level, which would be what happened in Kildare, Laois and Offaly,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We talk about the potential for deaths arising from a second wave of this virus. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “A decision will have to be made in the next couple of days or the next week as to whether we go to the next level, which would be what happened in Kildare, Laois and Offaly,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "All ministers and all TDs (lawmakers) will be functioning and working as normal tomorrow," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou : "A situação em nossa capital é preocupante e piorou nas últimas semanas" External link

em Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou : "A situação em nossa capital é preocupante e piorou nas últimas semanas" External link

uol Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The situation in our capital (is) worrying and has deteriorated in the past few weeks," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The situation in our capital (is) worrying and has deteriorated in the past few weeks," External link

afp-en Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Depending on how you count it, a 10- or 20-fold increase in the incidence of the virus in Dublin in the space of a few weeks, and while that has not yet resulted in a dramatic increase in people in hospitals, ICUs, or deaths, the truth is it's probably going to head that way if we don't get on top of it," "We've watched it happening in Madrid and we don't want to go there. There is an opportunity to flatten the curve and we will have to make a decision as a Government tomorrow as to what mix of additional restrictions will be required in the capital" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I'm always a bit cautious around the word 'lockdown' because a lockdown to me reminds me of April and May; schools were closed and people could only move within 5km of our house," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "there is hope on the horizon" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We've seen a situation where the incidence of the virus was as low as five or six per 100,000 over 14 days and now it's hitting about 80," "And while that has not yet resulted in a dramatic increase in people in hospital or ICUs or deaths, the truth is that it's probably going to head that way if we don't get on top of it. We watch what's happening in Madrid and in Spain, and we don't want to go there" External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "What's interesting for me is not just the opposition that you're seeing from former Prime Ministers like Tony Blair or David Cameron or John Major it's hard-line Brexiteers, people like Lord Lamont, people like Lord Howard, saying this isn't Brexit," External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I would like to see a change of mind," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Those actions were necessary at the time. They helped turn the tide against the spread of the virus,” “I know they also came with an economic impact and that businesses have been under severe pressure over the past few weeks” External link

irishtimes Monday, September 14, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

msn-uk Monday, September 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

thecourier Monday, September 14, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “Brexit was supposed to be about the UK being independent, being sovereign, being able to negotiate trade deals with America when they felt they have been held back by the European Union,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 14, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "there is hope on the horizon" External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 14, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "The truth is the situation in Dublin is worrying. We've seen a situation where the incidence of the virus was as low as five or six per 100,000 over 14 days and now it's hitting about 80. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I do think that some regions and some counties are going to see local restrictions like the ones that were seen in Kildare, Laois and Offaly. " External link

independent-ie Monday, September 14, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I see Ireland as an island in the centre of the world. We have a strong reputation as a welcoming home for foreign direct investment and that will continue over the lifetime of this Government. Foreign direct investment will be crucial as we seek to repair the economic damage wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Commission ) : “This legislation will provide for EU countries and the Commission to share information and raise concerns about a company seeking to invest in a country, when doing so would pose a risk to state security or public safety,” “It is important that the structures put in place in accordance with this regulation are proportionate and tailored to ensure they meet that objective, while ensuring Ireland maintains its position as a small, open economy, that is very welcoming of investment from abroad” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "While many businesses have benefitted from the Restart Grant Plus and other government schemes, this is for small businesses with up to 10 staff that have not been eligible to any scheme to date," "It is recognition of the difficulties in adapting to Covid-19 that they have had. Now is the time to shop local and I encourage everyone to think of their local business owner when doing their weekly shop or looking to buy something" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 14, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "While many businesses have benefitted from the Restart Grant Plus and other government schemes, this is for small businesses with up to 10 staff that have not been eligible to any scheme to date," "It is recognition of the difficulties in adapting to Covid-19 that they have had. Now is the time to shop local and I encourage everyone to think of their local business owner when doing their weekly shop or looking to buy something" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 14, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "You started school in 1990! Am feeling very middle-aged now" External link

irishmirror Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We have a strong reputation as a welcoming home for Foreign Direct Investment and that will continue over the lifetime of this Government. " External link

irishexaminer Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The best economic policy is to put public health first," External link

independent-ie Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I think it is very possible we will see multiple waves of the virus. " External link

irishmirror Friday, September 11, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I think based on the numbers you’d be more confident about seeing the pubs in rural Ireland open on the 21st of September, rather than in Dublin” External link

westernpeople Friday, September 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We’ve seen a dozen resignations as a result of ‘golfgate’ in the last few weeks. Will anyone in Sinn Féin be resigning as a consequence?” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I can understand people paying their respects in the streets but I can’t understand or accept the political rally in Milltown cemetery. This was no graveside oration. Mr Storey was cremated on the other side of town. It was a political rally in the middle of a pandemic organised by Sinn Féin and other republicans,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “While demand has fallen back since Monday it remains quite high,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “While demand has fallen back since Monday it remains quite high,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I think based on the numbers you'd be more confident about seeing the pubs in rural Ireland open on September 21, rather than in Dublin. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The restriction on home visits is what they're doing in Glasgow at the moment. I don't know how effective that has been actually, they took a decision, rather than closing schools again or closing childcare again and closing businesses again that they would go really hard on gathering within the home, that is an option that I think we'll have to consider if the numbers keep going in the that direction" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:01:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar says : “I don’t agree with the assessment. Ultimately no one in government wanted to lose a cabinet member or a Commissioner or anyone else but this could all have been avoided if those involved had obeyed our laws and the public health guidance and regulations” External link

kclr96fm Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Team ) : “If we were to take actions in Dublin or Limerick that are more extreme than other European cities or other European regions that have a higher level than us, we would need a good explanation from NPHET [National Public Health Emergency Team] as to why that should be done” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I hope we don't get to the point where each person we meet, we have to get a record with their movements,” “And again, we'd have no way of checking up on whether it was true or not -- as we have found out” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Team ) : “If we were to take actions in Dublin or Limerick that are more extreme than other European cities or other European regions that have a higher level than us, we would need a good explanation from NPHET [National Public Health Emergency Team] as to why that should be done” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The timing of this initiative, the unilateral nature of this initiative, does not build trust and I will be speaking later this afternoon with the British prime minister to register our very strong concerns”. And Mr Varadkar said the Northern Ireland secretary’s commits were “really extraordinary … and certainly set off alarm bells in Dublin”. But he suggested that they may amount to no more than “sabre-rattling” designed to scare the EU into making concessions on the fractious issues of fisheries and state aid which stand in the way of an FTA deal. “I think they have backfired," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “when a company goes bust there are a lot of creditors including the Revenue Commissioners, including the local authority, including lots of businesses, very few of them will get much of the money they're owed” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “when a company goes bust there are a lot of creditors including the Revenue Commissioners, including the local authority, including lots of businesses, very few of them will get much of the money they’re owed” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “You need to be prepared for the new normal and you need to be ready now,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Britain is an honest, honorable country, full of honest people,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Leo Varadkar ) : "I think based on the numbers you'd be more confident about seeing the pubs rural Ireland open on the 21st of September, rather than in Dublin. If we do have to act we will act and we will act in a way that protects public health and human life. Asked about the possibility of clamping down on home visits, Mr Varadkar said: " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "We would like to enable more essential travel, maybe allow some people to see their relatives this Christmas. " External link

irishmirror Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “To me, Britain is a country that’s always been an honorable country, and is inhabited by very honest people – it’s not a rogue state. It’s pretty extraordinary, the most benign interpretation I can put on it is that it’s gamesmanship,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "These were really extraordinary comments, and certainly set off alarm bells in Dublin. I think they have backfired," External link

4-traders Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “There has never been a more important time for Irish businesses to adapt and innovate. This programme gives Irish companies access to world-class research, helping them reach the next stage of their development. For researchers, this is a fantastic opportunity to take part in industry-focused research, making a real impact on the businesses they work with” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "What I can say categorically is this new regulation, this new statutory instrument only applies until September 13 after which it can be extended or amended. " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "That's going to be part of our considerations as we develop a plan," External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added ( about British ) : "I can't speak for the British Government or speculate on their motivations but what I can say is that we are into the last few weeks of negotiation between the EU on the one side and the UK on the other and what the new trade arrangements are going to be between Britain and Ireland. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar replied : “I can't guarantee that, I’ve never guaranteed that. It’s going to be a decision for Government, acting on the advice of NPHET” External link

independent-ie Monday, September 7, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Micheál Martin became Taoiseach and his family could not travel from Cork to be with him," “In contrast, Michelle O’Neill turned up for the photo-op. It does show a different attitude to public health. Sinn Féin are different to other parties, but not in a good way” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Irish Examiner ) : “The past few months have been extremely difficult for Irish businesses. We have seen our small and medium enterprises work hard to adapt and to continue trading in the face of this profound disruption. "The Government is determined to help businesses as they operate in a fundamentally changed trading environment” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 7, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We want more employers to see for themselves the benefits of taking on apprentices. The advantages include having a wider talent pool inside your company, a greater range of bespoke skills among employees, and the ability to deal with specific skill gaps," External link

irishsun Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Simon Coveney ) : "Simon Coveney is somebody with enormous ability and certainly would have been a top-class Commissioner had he decided to go forward. " External link

herald-ie Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It offers greater choice to employers and to school leavers and learners of all ages,” “I’m very happy to report that in the three weeks since the Scheme went live, applications have been received from employers representing 310 individual apprentices,” External link

thejournal Friday, September 4, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Mairead McGuinness ) : "Both Mairead and Andrew are candidates of distinction, experience and ability. " External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "So I want to recognise that the hospitality industry has done a really good job in keeping us safe and implementing those recommendations and this isn't designed to inconvenience them in any way and I think has been a little bit misinterpreted" External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I want to recognise that the hospitality industry has done a really good job in keeping us safe and implementing those recommendations and this isn't designed to inconvenience them in any way and I think has been a little bit misinterpreted" External link

irishmirror Friday, September 4, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It is about getting the balance right between public health and also allowing people to get on with their lives and livelihoods and that's what living with the virus entails. " External link

irishmirror Friday, September 4, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "First of all, the Taoiseach and I are at one on this," External link

independent-ie Friday, September 4, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "A lot of people are going to be getting their Leaving Cert results on Monday and on next Friday they will be finding out the results of the CAO/CAS system," External link

RTERadio Friday, September 4, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “designed to crack down on misbehaviour by a small number of pubs operating as restaurants” External link

thejournal Friday, September 4, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, very good compliance from the restaurant’s sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, very good compliance from the restaurant’s sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “No more than six people at any one time. No more than three households, that is really what we are asking people to do because that’s what will stop the virus spreading from person to person, and allow us to resume reopening our economy,” External link

thejournal Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed. In most countries, they are open with some restriction and we’re examining exactly where that can be done and we’re building on, I think, a very good compliance from the restaurants sector where we’ve only seen one significant cluster out of very many,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 28, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's been a really difficult few months for pub owners. " External link

todayfm Friday, August 28, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar states : “The extension will also provide access to children aged two to 12 years old inclusive, and that’ll be the nasal drop vaccine rather than the injection,” External link

thejournal Friday, August 28, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I think the apology helps, it would have been better if it had come sooner, but it definitely helps” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “My intention is to continue to lead my party, to work hard in my job as Tnaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, and to become Taoiseach again in 2022” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “He is somebody who I reappointed as head of government, as commissioner because he did such a good job in his previous role,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar replied ( about Phil Hogan ) : “Of course I do, Phil’s a good colleague, a very good friend and somebody who I reappointed as Commissioner, because he did such a god job in his previous role” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar disse : "Acho que não importa qual seja a decisão, este caso certamente será apelado por uma parte ou outra no Tribunal de Justiça Europeu" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar commenté : "Nous allons devoir apprendre à travailler ensemble, nous allons devoir apprendre à nous faire confiance, mais je sais que c'est possible" External link

msn-fr Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar commenté : "Nous allons devoir apprendre à travailler ensemble, nous allons devoir apprendre à nous faire confiance, mais je sais que c'est possible" External link

tv5 Monday, June 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar annoncé : "une accélération de la feuille de route" External link

lepetitjournal Friday, June 5, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Bude nějakou dobu trvat, než se naše životy zase vrátí do normálního stavu - do nového normálního stavu," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, May 2, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Pokud bude shoda, můžeme to udělat písemnou formou. Pokud nebude, pak budeme muset svolat schůzku Evropské rady, možná příští pondělí, možná dokonce už v pátek, abychom debatovali o tom, zda umožníme odklad, na jak dlouho a za jakých podmínek," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Pokud bude shoda, můžeme to udělat písemnou formou. Pokud nebude, pak budeme muset svolat schůzku Evropské rady, možná příští pondělí, možná dokonce už v pátek, abychom debatovali o tom, zda umožníme odklad, na jak dlouho a za jakých podmínek," External link

ceskenoviny-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister17.62%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
taoiseach14.74%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
prime minister6.65%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
premier2.44%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
premier ministre irlandais1.14%FR12/08/201708/12/2017
ministre irlandais1.11%FR12/08/201708/12/2017
primeiro-ministro irlandês0.07%PT12/08/201708/12/2017
irish government taoiseach0.01%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
press association taoiseach0.02%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
primeiro-ministro da irlanda0.02%PT12/06/201706/12/2017
chef du gouvernement irlandais0.02%FR12/06/201706/12/2017
ministre0.46%FR12/01/201701/12/2017
président du conseil européen0.01%FR12/01/201701/12/2017
primeiro-ministro0.06%PT11/28/201728/11/2017
minister for health4.08%EN11/03/201703/11/2017
minister for social protection5.31%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
president0.01%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
leader0.32%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
service taoiseach0.01%EN10/07/201707/10/2017
accused0.09%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
sports minister0.25%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
health minister7.05%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
minister of ireland0.01%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
prime minister of ireland0.01%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
dirigeant0.01%FR08/05/201705/08/2017
afp taoiseach0.01%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
social protection minister7.41%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
protection minister6.27%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
candidate0.01%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
successor0.05%EN06/24/201724/06/2017
Names Lang Count
Leo VaradkarEN72.93%
Leo VaradkarFR7.90%
Leo VaradkarPT5.99%
Leo VaradkarDE5.67%
Leo VaradkarEU5.67%
LEO VARADKAREN0.93%
Leo VaradkerEN0.29%
Leo VaradakarEN0.21%
Leo VaradkarSA0.16%
Leo VardkarEN0.10%
LEO VaradkarEN0.09%
Leo VaradkarRO0.03%
Leo VaradkarES0.01%
Leo VaradakarFR0.01%
Leo VaradkarHR0.00%


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