Tag "Taoiseach"

Back to homepage
Current affairs Local news

Commitments made between EU and UK to avoid hard border with Northern Ireland post Brexit

Significant commitments have been made between the EU and the UK in avoiding a hard border with Northern Ireland. At a press conference in Brussels this morning the European Commission

Current affairs Local government Local news

Munster calls on Taoiseach to listen to concerns of Louth County Councillors

Local TD Imelda Munster has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy to appoint a team to travel to Louth and listen

Crime Current affairs Local news

Taoiseach considering new laws making it an offence to ignore severe weather warnings

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is set to consider new laws making it an illegal offence to ignore severe weather warnings. His comments come after a number of windsurfers were spotted at

Current affairs Local government Local jobs Local news

Former local Senator Jim D’Arcy appointed as adviser to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Former local Senator Jim D’Arcy has been appointed to a high paid role as an adviser to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The 63-year-old retired schoolteacher was formally given the role yesterday

Business Current affairs Local news Road matters

Varadkar reiterates desire to see a high speed cross border railway line

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reiterated his desire to see a high speed cross border railway line between Dublin and Belfast by vowing to cost the proposal in the Dáil this

Business Local news Road matters

Taoiseach wants to see high speed railway line developed between Dublin and Belfast

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wants to see a high speed cross border railway line between Dublin and Belfast developed. Such a service has been mentioned for the best part of a

Business Local events Local government Local news

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Dundalk today

Leo Varadkar will visit Dundalk today for the first time in his tenure as Taoiseach. Amongst Mr Varadkar’s engagements will be a visit to the Carrickdale Hotel where he will

Crime Current affairs Local deaths Local news National Papers

Troubles no excuse to ‘whitewash’ killing of Tom Oliver, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams that the troubles cannot be used as an excuse to “whitewash” the “senseless killing” of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The

Health Local news National Papers

Taoiseach intervenes to secure treatment plan for two-year-old from Knockbridge

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has weighed in to try and help a local two-year-old child receive proper care for his scoliosis. According to a report in the Irish Daily Mirror, the

Current affairs Local government Local news

Adams calls on new Fine Gael leader Varadkar to call a General Election

Local TD Gerry Adams has called on new Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar to call a General Election and “seek a mandate from the people” to become Taoiseach. Reacting to

Current affairs Local government Local news

John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

Current affairs Local government Local news

Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

Current affairs Local government Local news

Louth TD Adams pulls no punches in assessment of Enda Kenny’s time as Taoiseach

Louth TD Gerry Adams pulled no punches in his assessment of Enda Kenny’s tenure as Taoiseach following his decision to step down last night, saying his political legacy was dominated

Current affairs Local government Local news National Papers

Just one local Fine Gael representative has publicly declared who they feel should replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Just one of the elected Fine Gael representatives in Co Louth has publicly made up their mind on who should succeed Enda Kenny as party leader and Taoiseach. Mr Kenny

Business Local news

Dr Pearse Lyons awarded St Patrick’s Day Science Medal

Dundalk-born entrepreneur Dr Pearse Lyons has been awarded this year’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal. The Alltech owner received the Science Foundation Ireland-sponsored accolade alongside Irish statistician and sociologist Adrian