Leo Varadkar

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Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I lead a Government that sent the Irish Navy to the Mediterranean to rescue migrants that were fleeing Africa, I lead a Government that has allowed asylum seekers to work for the first time once they've been in the country for nine months, I've led a Government that brought in a scheme to regularise people who became undocumented, who arrived here as students," "A party in Government should be judged by their actions, not the foolish words of any one candidate at a particular time" External link

RTERadio Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I've been there already, I'll be there again" External link

RTERadio Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about The UK ) : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification – an average of over €100million in every local authority in the country” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s important to acknowledge that, unfortunately, overcrowding is a year-round problem, not just a winter problem, and the Winter Plan is designed to ease the pressure on hospitals over the winter period” External link

eecho Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar remarked : “How can you be sure that you’re not making an historic mistake that we will live to regret in two and a half decades?” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Broadband will be the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever. We can have more people working from home, a better work-life balance, fewer car journeys, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions. We can connect better with the world, with family members, with business, with new ideas and new ways of doing things. Every school in the country will be able to access digital technologies for teaching, while healthcare professionals can check in and monitor patients remotely no matter where they are based” External link

businesswire Tuesday, November 19, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Broadband will be the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever. We can have more people working from home, a better work-life balance, fewer car journeys, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions. We can connect better with the world, with family members, with business, with new ideas and new ways of doing things. Every school in the country will be able to access digital technologies for teaching, while healthcare professionals can check in and monitor patients remotely no matter where they are based” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “No part of the country will be left behind in securing the jobs and opportunities of the future” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar remarked : “How can you be sure that you’re not making an historic mistake that we will live to regret in two-and-a-half decades?” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “This contract means that every home, school, farm and business in Ireland will get access to high speed broadband. No part of the country will be left behind in securing the jobs and opportunities of the future,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Oliver O Reilly ) : “He offered moral guidance to his community, he condemned the savagery of the kidnapping and the ongoing campaign of intimidation, and called on everyone to cooperate with the authorities,” “I believe that Fr O’Reilly showed considerable courage in giving this homily and I commend him for doing so” External link

irishtimes Monday, November 18, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “while those inshore services aren’t operating from the coast guard, they will be backed up by the Navy and also by the RNLI and also by community services too” External link

irishtimes Monday, November 18, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s important to acknowledge that unfortunately, overcrowding is a year-round problem, not just a winter problem and the winter plan is designed to ease the pressure on hospitals over the winter period,” “In terms of resources it’s between twice and three times what we put in last year, and if you look to last years’ Winter period - the first few months of the year overcrowding was at its lowest for five years. I’m not sure we can repeat that again this year but those resources will go into making sure that people can get out of hospital quicker,” External link

eecho Sunday, November 17, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a really good example here in Cork of how housing is really taking off after years of undersupply. If you just take Cork city, for example, in 2014 only one new home was built. There are now a thousand on-site across the Cork city area and that’s being replicated across the country” External link

eecho Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a really good example here in Cork of how housing is really taking off after years of undersupply. If you just take Cork city, for example, in 2014 only one new home was built. There are now a thousand on-site across the Cork city area and that’s being replicated across the country” External link

eecho Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The supply of new homes is steadily increasing all the time; we now expect about 22,000 new homes will be built this year. More than 50,000 new homes have been built over the last 3 years. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is never a nice thing to be deselected and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

irishmirror Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We have a clause in our constitution that allows members to decide issues such as this” External link

irishmirror Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar adds : "As I mentioned, an EU budget over the next few years that protects programmes that have worked well in the past like the Common Agricultural Policy, like Erasmus and Horizon, but also finds new resources to deal with new challenges, such as climate action, such as migration and such as security and I think that's in line with the President-elect's own thinking" External link

RTERadio Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “it is never a nice thing to be deselected as a general election candidate and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 15, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "If KBC and other banks want to move on from the tracker mortgage scandal the best way they can move on is by dealing with it and making sure that anyone who deserves compensation gets compensated in full immediately and that they issue a full apology to anyone who they have wronged in the way that they did. " External link

independent-ie Friday, November 15, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “it is never a nice thing to be deselected as a general election candidate and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 15, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : “we could run into some issues around ratification,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 15, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added ( about Deputy First ) : “We are all expressing our deep regret that Northern Ireland is absent, as there is no First Minister, or Deputy First Minister to attend,” External link

itv Friday, November 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about British ) : “The focus was very much an issue of substance misuse and the British-Irish Council very often is an opportunity for us to learn from each other and to hear about those policies, what works, what doesn’t work, to get advice from each other on very practical issues,” External link

itv Friday, November 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

yorkpress Friday, November 15, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The more like the status quo, the quicker it will be," External link

wsau Friday, November 15, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 15, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The more like the status quo, the quicker it will be," External link

4-traders Friday, November 15, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "They’re the ones who understand the science. They’re the ones who get it. And, they are the ones who are demanding action from adults and politicians and from people in power and influence in politics and business and society," "I have been really inspired by the extent to which young people have taken this issue on and forced all of us to put it very near the top of our agenda," External link

RTERadio Friday, November 15, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "You always need to see these things in the round," "Sometimes what happens when you look at things in isolation is people don’t always look at what the other consequences are," External link

RTERadio Friday, November 15, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Georgian and Albanian migrants are travelling to Ireland with fake documents” External link

eureporter Friday, November 15, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar says : “One thing we definitely face as a result of climate change is a warmer winter” External link

thetimes Friday, November 15, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “When I became party leader, I said we would democratise our party… and we would listen to our party” External link

thejournal Friday, November 15, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Georgian and Albanian migrants are travelling to Ireland with fake documents” External link

eureporter Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Everyone in this house will know from the stories their parents told them or their grandparents told them that for many decades and many centuries Irish people went all over the world and sent back their remittances to Ireland,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I understand that the World Bank remittance figures in relation to Nigeria are estimates provided to the World Bank by the Nigerian authorities and not actual data” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I understand that the World Bank remittance figures for Nigera are estimates provided to the World Bank by the Nigerian authorities and are not actual data," "These figures are open to serious scrutiny and we would believe that our statistics are the accurate ones and not the ones of Nigeria" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We need do all that we can as a society to protect children and also bring perpetrators to justice. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It brought back memories of the kind of attacks that paramilitaries used to carry out and maybe, on some occasions, still do," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar suggested : "Everyone in this House will know from the stories their parents told them or their grandparents told them that for many decades and many centuries, Irish people went all over the world and sent back their remittances to Ireland" External link

todayfm Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "what we see unfortunately though is people in local authorities voting down new housing plans" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I assured them that their own security, that of their employees, and law and order in the border region is treated with the utmost seriousness at the top of government," "Law and order must, and will, prevail in all parts of the country. We agreed to stay in contact as the criminal investigation against the perpetrators proceeds" External link

bbc Monday, November 11, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Kevin Lunney ) : "I sought this meeting in order to thank the directors for their courage, their determination and their commitment to this vitally important company which creates so much employment and economic activity in a region that needs it," "In particular, I wanted to thank Kevin Lunney for the resilience he has shown following his barbaric abduction, assault and torture" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “If Britain takes Northern Ireland out of the European Union against the wishes of the majority of people in Northern Ireland – takes away their European citizenship and undermines the Good Friday Agreement — in doing so, those questions will arise, whether we like it or not,” External link

pakobserver Friday, November 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "It's very hard to pass that building without thinking about what happened there and it's not, in my view, a building of enormous architectural merit," External link

herald-ie Friday, November 8, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We will be fighting a really good campaign in all four constituencies, but I am very conscious that it’s very hard for governments to win by-elections. It’s been relatively uncommon, I think governments only won by-elections on three occasions in 30 years, but we will be aiming to take at least one of them and putting up a really good campaign in all of them” External link

irishexaminer Friday, November 8, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The world is changing fast. Technology continues to herald new ways of doing business and new economic opportunities. It is not only the types of jobs that will be changing, but the way that we work. Future Jobs Ireland ensures that as our economy changes, and traditional industries and practices are disrupted, workers and enterprises are able to transition successfully. If we adapt now, our enterprises can stay competitive and our society resilient. If we don't then we will quickly fall behind," External link

irishsun Friday, November 8, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Yes. But obviously, the amount of the time is the matter for discussion" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Obviously, the issues in RTE do need to be resolved. There's a plan that's now been put forward by management and by the board, and that will need to be considered. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about The UK ) : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The rule of law and order stands in this country, every single part of it," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "This was confirmed to me by experienced medical authorities in CUH who reluctantly said to me: 'we have to confirm and we have to admit that people who attend CUH, that some will die as a result of the overcrowding and the delayed treatment.'" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "So you should be off your high horse when it comes to this one," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We stand firmly against illegal migration. It shouldn’t be a controversial thing to say, although it apparently is sometimes, that you support and welcome legal immigration and you don’t support illegal immigration,” “We will continue to step up our efforts to stop being trafficked illegally in Ireland by gangs and also those who seek to enter Ireland unlawfully as individuals no matter how small that number might be” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the State, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a story of how we changed and evolved for the better as a nation and as a society," External link

herald-ie Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “He enabled us to confront things that needed to be challenged in our society. Many things did not exist, or were not talked about, in Ireland before The Late Late Show, but it is good that they were talked about,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a story of how we changed and evolved for the better as a nation and as a society,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "As Chairman of the Road Safety Authority for almost a decade he spoke with feeling and understanding about the tragedy of road traffic deaths. When I was Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport I reappointed him to this role because I saw how his campaigning helped to save so many lives. I found him a wonderful public-spirited person who undertook his responsibilities at the RSA with the utmost seriousness and concern. He also spoke up for the whistle-blowers who exposed the abuse of the penalty points system and helped to bring about change," "For generations of Irish people he was 'Uncle Gaybo', a welcome presence in every home, someone who led change because he listened and he cared. We have lost someone who was a voice for change and a force for good" External link

polandsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I knew him when he was chairman of [the Road Safety Authority] and saw the effectiveness of his campaign against the needless tragedy of road deaths. " External link

herald-ie Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "As Chairman of the Road Safety Authority for almost a decade he spoke with feeling and understanding about the tragedy of road traffic deaths. When I was Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport I reappointed him to this role because I saw how his campaigning helped to save so many lives. I found him a wonderful public-spirited person who undertook his responsibilities at the RSA with the utmost seriousness and concern. He also spoke up for the whistle-blowers who exposed the abuse of the penalty points system and helped to bring about change," "For generations of Irish people he was 'Uncle Gaybo', a welcome presence in every home, someone who led change because he listened and he cared. We have lost someone who was a voice for change and a force for good" External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the State, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 4, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In a democracy, there is no excuse for violence or vandalism to pursue political aims. Ever. Indeed it is an attack on democracy in itself” External link

irishmirror Monday, November 4, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

in-cyprus Monday, November 4, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Gay Byrne ) : "Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways," External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 4, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I knew him when he was Chairman of [the Road Safety Authority] and saw the effectiveness of his campaign against the needless tragedy of road deaths. On radio and on television over so many decades ‘Uncle Gaybo’ provided a voice for all those who had been silenced or were afraid to speak up, and helped us confront things that needed to be changed. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 4, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “a bad use of scarce resources” External link

irishtimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Regina Doherty ) : "We are a party of democracy. Members select our candidates. Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said the party's executive council would " External link

irishexaminer Friday, November 1, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I have full confidence in any candidate who is selected and ratified to run for our party. " External link

RTERadio Friday, November 1, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The old way of doing things has not worked,” External link

irishtimes Friday, November 1, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We should not have a general election until we have some certainty around what is happening with Brexit and we don’t have that yet. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie-regional Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We're a party of democracy. Members select our candidates. We have the power to add and subtract, but generally it's members who select the candidates," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told ( about British ) : “We could find ourselves in a difficult period between Dec. 12 and Jan. 31 not knowing if the Brexit agreement will be ratified, not knowing if the new [British] government may seek renegotiation, potentially even facing into the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Jan. 31,” External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar insisted : "the rule of law in this State" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar insisted : "this State won't be found wanting in ensuring law and order prevails, and that people in the border counties can be assured of their peace and security" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and I are going to meet with the Garda Commissioner for a meeting really about three particular issues that have given us cause for concern: the threats to the lives and safety of the Quinn Insurance directors, the involvement of at least five Irish people in human trafficking and migrants and also recent attacks on the Garda station at Emyvale and on the property of public representatives, on Martin Kenny TD,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "We could find ourselves in a difficult period between Dec. 12 and Jan. 31 not knowing if the Brexit agreement will be ratified, not knowing if the new government may seek renegotiation, potentially even facing into the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Jan. 31," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Whenever the election comes I’ll be happy to campaign alongside any candidate who’s been selected and ratified for Fine Gael” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "It could well be the case that figure of 6,000 could be 7,000, 8,000, 9,000, 10,000 or even higher" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The queen will still be the queen, the point will still be the pound, people will still post letters in Royal Mail red letter post boxes” “Northern Ireland will still be part of the United Kingdom and because of the Good Friday [Belfast] Agreement. That is protected until such a time, should that time ever arise, when the majority of the people in Northern Ireland vote otherwise,” External link

thejournal Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “we must apply to people in this House the same standards as we would apply to ordinary citizens going out to vote on voting day, on election day or on referendum day” “If an ordinary citizen voted twice, for example, and voted for somebody else as well as themselves, that would be a crime,” External link

thejournal Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I would, but only in accordance with the Good Friday Agreement so that’s only with the consent of the majority of people in Northern Ireland. That’s really important that nobody should be forced into anything they don’t want” External link

thetimes Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar stated : “There is the sense that we will get a deal. They will ratify it and they will leave the European Union, but then the next thing starts, which is negotiating a new relationship,” External link

iran-daily Friday, October 25, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “I really regret the UK is leaving the EU but I fully respect their decision,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, October 25, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We will now await further developments from London and Brussels about next steps including timetable for the legislation and the need for an extension,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, October 25, 2019 1:41:00 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 7:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

uol Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:19:00 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

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Au nom de l'Etat, je présente mes excuses aux femmes et à leurs proches qui ont souffert de nombreux manquements dans la manière dont le dépistage du cancer du col de l'utérus a été mené dans notre pays pendant de nombreuses années" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Pas de frontière physique. L'économie de l'île dans son intégralité et Est-Ouest peut continuer à prospérer. Le marché unique est protégé, comme notre place en son sein" External link

varmatin Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Pas de frontière physique. L'économie de l'île dans son intégralité et Est-Ouest peut continuer à prospérer. Le marché unique est protégé, comme notre place en son sein" External link

nicematin Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Je to tři roky od referenda a máme za to, že je na čase, aby se Británie rozhodla. Tak jim k tomu dáváme čas," External link

ceskenoviny-en Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT



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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%
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Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I lead a Government that sent the Irish Navy to the Mediterranean to rescue migrants that were fleeing Africa, I lead a Government that has allowed asylum seekers to work for the first time once they've been in the country for nine months, I've led a Government that brought in a scheme to regularise people who became undocumented, who arrived here as students," "A party in Government should be judged by their actions, not the foolish words of any one candidate at a particular time" External link

RTERadio Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I've been there already, I'll be there again" External link

RTERadio Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about The UK ) : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification – an average of over €100million in every local authority in the country” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s important to acknowledge that, unfortunately, overcrowding is a year-round problem, not just a winter problem, and the Winter Plan is designed to ease the pressure on hospitals over the winter period” External link

eecho Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar remarked : “How can you be sure that you’re not making an historic mistake that we will live to regret in two and a half decades?” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Broadband will be the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever. We can have more people working from home, a better work-life balance, fewer car journeys, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions. We can connect better with the world, with family members, with business, with new ideas and new ways of doing things. Every school in the country will be able to access digital technologies for teaching, while healthcare professionals can check in and monitor patients remotely no matter where they are based” External link

businesswire Tuesday, November 19, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Broadband will be the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever. We can have more people working from home, a better work-life balance, fewer car journeys, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions. We can connect better with the world, with family members, with business, with new ideas and new ways of doing things. Every school in the country will be able to access digital technologies for teaching, while healthcare professionals can check in and monitor patients remotely no matter where they are based” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is the biggest investment in rural Ireland ever and the most significant since rural electrification” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “No part of the country will be left behind in securing the jobs and opportunities of the future” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar remarked : “How can you be sure that you’re not making an historic mistake that we will live to regret in two-and-a-half decades?” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “This contract means that every home, school, farm and business in Ireland will get access to high speed broadband. No part of the country will be left behind in securing the jobs and opportunities of the future,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Oliver O Reilly ) : “He offered moral guidance to his community, he condemned the savagery of the kidnapping and the ongoing campaign of intimidation, and called on everyone to cooperate with the authorities,” “I believe that Fr O’Reilly showed considerable courage in giving this homily and I commend him for doing so” External link

irishtimes Monday, November 18, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “while those inshore services aren’t operating from the coast guard, they will be backed up by the Navy and also by the RNLI and also by community services too” External link

irishtimes Monday, November 18, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s important to acknowledge that unfortunately, overcrowding is a year-round problem, not just a winter problem and the winter plan is designed to ease the pressure on hospitals over the winter period,” “In terms of resources it’s between twice and three times what we put in last year, and if you look to last years’ Winter period - the first few months of the year overcrowding was at its lowest for five years. I’m not sure we can repeat that again this year but those resources will go into making sure that people can get out of hospital quicker,” External link

eecho Sunday, November 17, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a really good example here in Cork of how housing is really taking off after years of undersupply. If you just take Cork city, for example, in 2014 only one new home was built. There are now a thousand on-site across the Cork city area and that’s being replicated across the country” External link

eecho Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a really good example here in Cork of how housing is really taking off after years of undersupply. If you just take Cork city, for example, in 2014 only one new home was built. There are now a thousand on-site across the Cork city area and that’s being replicated across the country” External link

eecho Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The supply of new homes is steadily increasing all the time; we now expect about 22,000 new homes will be built this year. More than 50,000 new homes have been built over the last 3 years. " External link

RTERadio Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It is never a nice thing to be deselected and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

irishmirror Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We have a clause in our constitution that allows members to decide issues such as this” External link

irishmirror Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar adds : "As I mentioned, an EU budget over the next few years that protects programmes that have worked well in the past like the Common Agricultural Policy, like Erasmus and Horizon, but also finds new resources to deal with new challenges, such as climate action, such as migration and such as security and I think that's in line with the President-elect's own thinking" External link

RTERadio Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “it is never a nice thing to be deselected as a general election candidate and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

belfasttelegraph Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 15, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "If KBC and other banks want to move on from the tracker mortgage scandal the best way they can move on is by dealing with it and making sure that anyone who deserves compensation gets compensated in full immediately and that they issue a full apology to anyone who they have wronged in the way that they did. " External link

independent-ie Friday, November 15, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “it is never a nice thing to be deselected as a general election candidate and I can understand how she must be feeling” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 15, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : “we could run into some issues around ratification,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, November 15, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added ( about Deputy First ) : “We are all expressing our deep regret that Northern Ireland is absent, as there is no First Minister, or Deputy First Minister to attend,” External link

itv Friday, November 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about British ) : “The focus was very much an issue of substance misuse and the British-Irish Council very often is an opportunity for us to learn from each other and to hear about those policies, what works, what doesn’t work, to get advice from each other on very practical issues,” External link

itv Friday, November 15, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

yorkpress Friday, November 15, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The more like the status quo, the quicker it will be," External link

wsau Friday, November 15, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Yeah, we actually discussed that matter last night, and I expressed the very strong view of the Irish government, that there shouldn’t be any amnesty for anyone who perpetuated crimes in Northern Ireland, no matter whether they were state actors or not,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 15, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "The more like the status quo, the quicker it will be," External link

4-traders Friday, November 15, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "They’re the ones who understand the science. They’re the ones who get it. And, they are the ones who are demanding action from adults and politicians and from people in power and influence in politics and business and society," "I have been really inspired by the extent to which young people have taken this issue on and forced all of us to put it very near the top of our agenda," External link

RTERadio Friday, November 15, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "You always need to see these things in the round," "Sometimes what happens when you look at things in isolation is people don’t always look at what the other consequences are," External link

RTERadio Friday, November 15, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Georgian and Albanian migrants are travelling to Ireland with fake documents” External link

eureporter Friday, November 15, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar says : “One thing we definitely face as a result of climate change is a warmer winter” External link

thetimes Friday, November 15, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “When I became party leader, I said we would democratise our party… and we would listen to our party” External link

thejournal Friday, November 15, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Georgian and Albanian migrants are travelling to Ireland with fake documents” External link

eureporter Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Everyone in this house will know from the stories their parents told them or their grandparents told them that for many decades and many centuries Irish people went all over the world and sent back their remittances to Ireland,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I understand that the World Bank remittance figures in relation to Nigeria are estimates provided to the World Bank by the Nigerian authorities and not actual data” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I understand that the World Bank remittance figures for Nigera are estimates provided to the World Bank by the Nigerian authorities and are not actual data," "These figures are open to serious scrutiny and we would believe that our statistics are the accurate ones and not the ones of Nigeria" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We need do all that we can as a society to protect children and also bring perpetrators to justice. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It brought back memories of the kind of attacks that paramilitaries used to carry out and maybe, on some occasions, still do," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar suggested : "Everyone in this House will know from the stories their parents told them or their grandparents told them that for many decades and many centuries, Irish people went all over the world and sent back their remittances to Ireland" External link

todayfm Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "what we see unfortunately though is people in local authorities voting down new housing plans" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I remember my grandmother, all of her family went to America, telling me about the cheques coming from the States," External link

RTERadio Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I assured them that their own security, that of their employees, and law and order in the border region is treated with the utmost seriousness at the top of government," "Law and order must, and will, prevail in all parts of the country. We agreed to stay in contact as the criminal investigation against the perpetrators proceeds" External link

bbc Monday, November 11, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Kevin Lunney ) : "I sought this meeting in order to thank the directors for their courage, their determination and their commitment to this vitally important company which creates so much employment and economic activity in a region that needs it," "In particular, I wanted to thank Kevin Lunney for the resilience he has shown following his barbaric abduction, assault and torture" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “If Britain takes Northern Ireland out of the European Union against the wishes of the majority of people in Northern Ireland – takes away their European citizenship and undermines the Good Friday Agreement — in doing so, those questions will arise, whether we like it or not,” External link

pakobserver Friday, November 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "It's very hard to pass that building without thinking about what happened there and it's not, in my view, a building of enormous architectural merit," External link

herald-ie Friday, November 8, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We will be fighting a really good campaign in all four constituencies, but I am very conscious that it’s very hard for governments to win by-elections. It’s been relatively uncommon, I think governments only won by-elections on three occasions in 30 years, but we will be aiming to take at least one of them and putting up a really good campaign in all of them” External link

irishexaminer Friday, November 8, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The world is changing fast. Technology continues to herald new ways of doing business and new economic opportunities. It is not only the types of jobs that will be changing, but the way that we work. Future Jobs Ireland ensures that as our economy changes, and traditional industries and practices are disrupted, workers and enterprises are able to transition successfully. If we adapt now, our enterprises can stay competitive and our society resilient. If we don't then we will quickly fall behind," External link

irishsun Friday, November 8, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Yes. But obviously, the amount of the time is the matter for discussion" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "Obviously, the issues in RTE do need to be resolved. There's a plan that's now been put forward by management and by the board, and that will need to be considered. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about The UK ) : “The talent and openness of the Irish workforce means Ireland enjoys its reputation as being one of the most attractive places for FDI” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "The rule of law and order stands in this country, every single part of it," External link

irishexaminer Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "This was confirmed to me by experienced medical authorities in CUH who reluctantly said to me: 'we have to confirm and we have to admit that people who attend CUH, that some will die as a result of the overcrowding and the delayed treatment.'" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "So you should be off your high horse when it comes to this one," External link

RTERadio Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We stand firmly against illegal migration. It shouldn’t be a controversial thing to say, although it apparently is sometimes, that you support and welcome legal immigration and you don’t support illegal immigration,” “We will continue to step up our efforts to stop being trafficked illegally in Ireland by gangs and also those who seek to enter Ireland unlawfully as individuals no matter how small that number might be” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the State, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "It's a story of how we changed and evolved for the better as a nation and as a society," External link

herald-ie Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “He enabled us to confront things that needed to be challenged in our society. Many things did not exist, or were not talked about, in Ireland before The Late Late Show, but it is good that they were talked about,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “It’s a story of how we changed and evolved for the better as a nation and as a society,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, November 5, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "As Chairman of the Road Safety Authority for almost a decade he spoke with feeling and understanding about the tragedy of road traffic deaths. When I was Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport I reappointed him to this role because I saw how his campaigning helped to save so many lives. I found him a wonderful public-spirited person who undertook his responsibilities at the RSA with the utmost seriousness and concern. He also spoke up for the whistle-blowers who exposed the abuse of the penalty points system and helped to bring about change," "For generations of Irish people he was 'Uncle Gaybo', a welcome presence in every home, someone who led change because he listened and he cared. We have lost someone who was a voice for change and a force for good" External link

polandsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:22:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "I knew him when he was chairman of [the Road Safety Authority] and saw the effectiveness of his campaign against the needless tragedy of road deaths. " External link

herald-ie Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "As Chairman of the Road Safety Authority for almost a decade he spoke with feeling and understanding about the tragedy of road traffic deaths. When I was Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport I reappointed him to this role because I saw how his campaigning helped to save so many lives. I found him a wonderful public-spirited person who undertook his responsibilities at the RSA with the utmost seriousness and concern. He also spoke up for the whistle-blowers who exposed the abuse of the penalty points system and helped to bring about change," "For generations of Irish people he was 'Uncle Gaybo', a welcome presence in every home, someone who led change because he listened and he cared. We have lost someone who was a voice for change and a force for good" External link

irishsun Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the State, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 4, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In a democracy, there is no excuse for violence or vandalism to pursue political aims. Ever. Indeed it is an attack on democracy in itself” External link

irishmirror Monday, November 4, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways,” External link

in-cyprus Monday, November 4, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Gay Byrne ) : "Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways," External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar wrote ( about Gay Byrne ) : “Gay Byrne was the most influential broadcaster in the history of the state, a much-loved figure who changed Ireland for the better in so many ways” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 4, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I knew him when he was Chairman of [the Road Safety Authority] and saw the effectiveness of his campaign against the needless tragedy of road deaths. On radio and on television over so many decades ‘Uncle Gaybo’ provided a voice for all those who had been silenced or were afraid to speak up, and helped us confront things that needed to be changed. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 4, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “a bad use of scarce resources” External link

irishtimes Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:08:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said ( about Regina Doherty ) : "We are a party of democracy. Members select our candidates. Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said the party's executive council would " External link

irishexaminer Friday, November 1, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "I have full confidence in any candidate who is selected and ratified to run for our party. " External link

RTERadio Friday, November 1, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The old way of doing things has not worked,” External link

irishtimes Friday, November 1, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We should not have a general election until we have some certainty around what is happening with Brexit and we don’t have that yet. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “In the plan that we set out, we believe we can reduce agricultural emissions without having to reduce the herd, with that means doing a lot around forestry, things like bio gas, around slurry, around use of fertilisers and so on” External link

independent-ie-regional Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : "We're a party of democracy. Members select our candidates. We have the power to add and subtract, but generally it's members who select the candidates," External link

herald-ie Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar told ( about British ) : “We could find ourselves in a difficult period between Dec. 12 and Jan. 31 not knowing if the Brexit agreement will be ratified, not knowing if the new [British] government may seek renegotiation, potentially even facing into the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Jan. 31,” External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar insisted : "the rule of law in this State" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar insisted : "this State won't be found wanting in ensuring law and order prevails, and that people in the border counties can be assured of their peace and security" External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and I are going to meet with the Garda Commissioner for a meeting really about three particular issues that have given us cause for concern: the threats to the lives and safety of the Quinn Insurance directors, the involvement of at least five Irish people in human trafficking and migrants and also recent attacks on the Garda station at Emyvale and on the property of public representatives, on Martin Kenny TD,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar told : "We could find ourselves in a difficult period between Dec. 12 and Jan. 31 not knowing if the Brexit agreement will be ratified, not knowing if the new government may seek renegotiation, potentially even facing into the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Jan. 31," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “Whenever the election comes I’ll be happy to campaign alongside any candidate who’s been selected and ratified for Fine Gael” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : "It could well be the case that figure of 6,000 could be 7,000, 8,000, 9,000, 10,000 or even higher" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “The queen will still be the queen, the point will still be the pound, people will still post letters in Royal Mail red letter post boxes” “Northern Ireland will still be part of the United Kingdom and because of the Good Friday [Belfast] Agreement. That is protected until such a time, should that time ever arise, when the majority of the people in Northern Ireland vote otherwise,” External link

thejournal Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “we must apply to people in this House the same standards as we would apply to ordinary citizens going out to vote on voting day, on election day or on referendum day” “If an ordinary citizen voted twice, for example, and voted for somebody else as well as themselves, that would be a crime,” External link

thejournal Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “I would, but only in accordance with the Good Friday Agreement so that’s only with the consent of the majority of people in Northern Ireland. That’s really important that nobody should be forced into anything they don’t want” External link

thetimes Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Leo Varadkar stated : “There is the sense that we will get a deal. They will ratify it and they will leave the European Union, but then the next thing starts, which is negotiating a new relationship,” External link

iran-daily Friday, October 25, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar added : “I really regret the UK is leaving the EU but I fully respect their decision,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, October 25, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar said : “We will now await further developments from London and Brussels about next steps including timetable for the legislation and the need for an extension,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, October 25, 2019 1:41:00 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 7:18:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

uol Wednesday, October 23, 2019 5:19:00 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

Leo Varadkar afirmou ( about da Irlanda ) : "Há relatos de que o caminhão teria passado pela Irlanda em algum momento" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Au nom de l'Etat, je présente mes excuses aux femmes et à leurs proches qui ont souffert de nombreux manquements dans la manière dont le dépistage du cancer du col de l'utérus a été mené dans notre pays pendant de nombreuses années" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Pas de frontière physique. L'économie de l'île dans son intégralité et Est-Ouest peut continuer à prospérer. Le marché unique est protégé, comme notre place en son sein" External link

varmatin Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar déclaré : "Pas de frontière physique. L'économie de l'île dans son intégralité et Est-Ouest peut continuer à prospérer. Le marché unique est protégé, comme notre place en son sein" External link

nicematin Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Leo Varadkar řekl : "Je to tři roky od referenda a máme za to, že je na čase, aby se Británie rozhodla. Tak jim k tomu dáváme čas," External link

ceskenoviny-en Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:23:00 AM 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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