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Tánaiste. Leader @FineGael. TD for Dublin West. Likes to Talk. Travel. Sunshine. Concerts. Leinster & Dublin fan.

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Today, we mourn the passing of one of Ireland’s greatest ever sons. He ranks alongside O’Connell and Parnell in the… https://t.co/625vkENNmH
8/3
2020
Grma, a hUachtaráin. This Act modernises company law making it easier for businesses to operate during the pandemic… https://t.co/NIkKqNH6wU🏃‍♂️🚴🏻‍♂️🎣🐟🚣🏻‍♂️🏊‍♂️🍽🐴 This week, we highlighted some great spots for your #Staycation2020. Here’s a recap: More:… https://t.co/8bH6PA67rA
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarThe Dáil rose for summer recess this week but there’s still going to be a lot happening. Here’s an update- https://t.co/GI6f7FV5pA
8/1
2020
Pleased to meet my new counterpart @DianeDoddsMLA, Northern Ireland’s Minister for the Economy, at the North South… https://t.co/T8fHHlS5b1As muslims gather in Croke Park to celebrate Eid Al Adha, Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri says ‘Ireland is indeed a country… https://t.co/u7yjpIoMmr
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar🍽🏃‍♂️🚣🏻‍♂️ @1Hildegarde shows you her top activities in Galway and the Wild Atlantic Way for your #Staycation2020.… https://t.co/EKD5kfQUuw
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7/31
2020
We’ve made improvements to the Help to Buy Scheme as part of the #JobsStimulus, to help more people to buy their fi… https://t.co/C9crqSc4vzDelighted with the support for the Fingal Coastal Way project, Donabate to North of Balbriggan section, now alloca… https://t.co/mrbfZuXQlk
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar🏃‍♂️🎣🚣🏻‍♂️ @campaign4carrig shows you his top activities in Longford and the Midlands for your #Staycation2020. Fr… https://t.co/4YpqfU81iE
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7/30
2020
Thrilled to be joined by An Tánaiste and Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Employment, @leovaradkar, actor and aut… https://t.co/WM78VKHZ6M
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarFrom today the public can enjoy more spectacular views of the Great Blasket Island off the Co Kerry coast. A new cl… https://t.co/5K0D7UJvIC
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarDon’t let Richard’s beach bod put you off availing of the Government’s Stay and Spend initiative this autumn!… https://t.co/eTK4zErZOj
7/29
2020
This week, we are highlighting some great spots in Ireland for your #Staycation2020. Today, @AislingDSenator brings… https://t.co/1czoWjB1Ax
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarIrish GP's video debunking face mask myths has been viewed 20 million times https://t.co/869vnG5bRV via @joedotie
7/28
2020
1,000 new jobs to be created by Amazon in Ireland. The new positions will be based at the company's operations in… https://t.co/XRYunGnEer
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarAmazon and @AWSCloud are creating 1,000 new highly skilled jobs in Ireland🇮🇪 bringing the total workforce in the co… https://t.co/QOTlgFCbId
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarGreat news that Amazon is to create 1,000 new jobs in Ireland. Huge vote of confidence in Ireland’s economy & workf… https://t.co/tdPoh0AohX
7/27
2020
I’ll be up next on @rtetwip with Aine Lawlor. https://t.co/1H8sXKoIQB
7/26
2020
We are investing €200 million in training and education to help those who have lost their jobs find a new one, retr… https://t.co/a5rGgvOFNH
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7/25
2020
Here are the 10 things you need to know about the July #JobsStimulus. https://t.co/V4HGSQ4cySNext up: chatting with Sarah Mc Inerney on Radio 1 @TodayRadioRTE #JobsStimulus https://t.co/1Mao0QHgflI’ll be on @IrelandAMVMTV next to talk about our July #JulyStimulus plan - it’ll give businesses a boost and help g… https://t.co/KGsL5xDcp1
7/24
2020
Today, we launched the July #JobsStimulus plan, which will support businesses and help get people back to work. Fi… https://t.co/pkivG9vzre
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarComing up next on Primetime on @rte to talk about the July #JobsStimulus. Tune in! https://t.co/Fm1ak0rbpUThe Government today launched the July #JobsStimulus, a €7.4bn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led… https://t.co/zg6HMRmhjP
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar€7.4bn, miserly? SF will never be happy & will never take responsibility #JulyStimulus https://t.co/jxK96HtLjl
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarVery much welcome the support for @IDAIRELAND promotional and marketing initiatives targeting jobs, contained in t… https://t.co/PQyYCLKhNI
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar✅EXTENDED: The Pandemic Unemployment Payment is being extended to April 2021, giving those on emergency income supp… https://t.co/10efTiKIqP
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarEligible employers will receive a flat-rate subsidy of up to €203 per week per employee, including for seasonal sta… https://t.co/zJx51cvHEV
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarThere will be a 6-month reduction in the standard rate of VAT from 23% to 21%, effective from the beginning of Sept… https://t.co/zUJrwkKr77
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarAs part of today’s July #JobsStimulus the Restart Grant is being significantly enhanced, with applications opening… https://t.co/ajfOasAnUg
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarWe’ve unveiled the July #JobsStimulus to help businesses reopen and get our people back to work. Here’s what you n… https://t.co/oyZAGVHkmdThe Restart Grant for Enterprises is being extended and expanded. The grant is being increased, more businesses ca… https://t.co/3SK4puClKv
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarIn the North you can fly from 59 countries without any quarantine. The Executive, which Sinn Fein co-chairs agreed… https://t.co/ErZnCe4e5J
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7/23
2020
Excellent new @finegael Parliamentary Party officer board elected tonight: @RichardbrutonTD (Chair)… https://t.co/gYjdWPMlG6Here’s a quick update on the latest travel advice: https://t.co/SuoNssKNkgI extend my condolences to the family and friends of Dr Waqar Ali Shah who contracted Covid-19. Our thoughts are wi… https://t.co/OorGx89E2n€168 million package from Government to support our third level sector, help them safely reopen & crucially extra s… https://t.co/14wTf6X3yC
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarMinister for @DeptofFHed, @SimonHarrisTD and Minister of State @NiallCollinsTD have today (Wednesday 22 July) annou… https://t.co/V0CEAPnIvf
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar🐄 🚜 🌾 Here’s the top 3 things you need to know about #FarmSafety in 60 seconds with @martinheydonfg:… https://t.co/J5mjV05WZv
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7/22
2020
Minister O'Brien has today launched a “Call for Housing 2020” – a new national call for property owners and develop… https://t.co/8ei0EFqMWu
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarGood for Europe, good for Ireland, good for the future of the euro and our shared economies. Getting agreement is n… https://t.co/Tu8zvEChmy
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarThank you, Jack! https://t.co/rAesWt9b12
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7/21
2020
Ireland's policy of neutrality helps it avoid unpopular military entanglement. But it is in the EU where it shows t… https://t.co/6HSc95eIRC
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarUN flag to fly at Leinster House during Ireland's Security Council stint https://t.co/pkQIVoX7dQGood news re the latest PUP figures but there can be no room for complacency. Government will set out a suite of me… https://t.co/VfI3JU5b5j
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7/20
2020
First weekend outside Dublin since March. #CraggyIsland https://t.co/n1JNMd9IF3
7/19
2020
Cases are growing, but from very low numbers. Our estimates of the rate of growth are very uncertain. Hold firm. We… https://t.co/VHqzrKyPEy
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarIt was a tough decision - but the right one - to announce we wouldn’t be moving to Phase 4 this week. Particularly… https://t.co/BGnhg7hEITSinn Féin said #AppleTax money was the solution to Ireland’s problems. We told them they were wrong & their proposa… https://t.co/02yktt0VpI
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7/17
2020
Speaking with fellow ⁦@EPP⁩ leaders today discussing the European Budget and #Brexit in advance of the ⁦@EUCouncil⁩… https://t.co/vnKxFHClleToday we launch our new national plan for further education and training in Ireland. An exciting roadmap to provide… https://t.co/7qwnrFZHjj
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7/16
2020
90% of new cases are not related to overseas travel. So it is up to all of us to keep the virus down - social dista… https://t.co/5ACySEYp3zThere’s been an uptick in new Covid cases to 4 per 100k people but we are still the 8th lowest out of 31 countries… https://t.co/HX1iavyy4oThis is worth a read. Covers the facts. Best to ignore the huff, puff and distraction tactics from those who got it… https://t.co/IArCWNB0VcPlease share and hopefully we can get this girl back to her home. Looks like she was stolen, possibly from the Le… https://t.co/HamYipBejO
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarI very much welcome the announcement this morning from "Globalization Partners" that they are creating 100 new jobs… https://t.co/3aI0Q7Qj0O
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7/15
2020
The #COVID19 Restart Grant has helped businesses such as The Cottage in Swords to get up-and-running once again. A… https://t.co/Csewleahn7
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarIt's official: This is the largest credit guarantee scheme in history of the State. Find out more:… https://t.co/1GVWpCInXR
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarMinister @Damien_English chairs the 19th Meeting of the Retail Forum, joined by Tánaiste @LeoVaradkar. Topics up f… https://t.co/4Ado9DjIqF
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarWe want to help viable businesses to get through the difficult phase of reopening and deal with the new realities a… https://t.co/77IcRamaxd
7/14
2020
I informed cabinet today that we will appeal a high court ruling, which could have adverse implications for pay and… https://t.co/iVG9mmgK9QPositive sign that businesses are re-opening and people are returning to work in large numbers. July Stimulus will… https://t.co/MDGrzR3luY
7/13
2020
#Srebrenica was a “shameful” event in European history, says @LeoVaradkar, and we “vow” to use our UN Security Coun… https://t.co/HH4HbRLkI3
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarAll of Ireland is sad to hear of the passing of Jack Charlton. He lifted the nation and gave us some truly incredib… https://t.co/TlhmKwoP0vHere’s our new Seanad frontbench👇🏻 More info: https://t.co/jvpB4eNd67 https://t.co/7oweezI8Rl
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7/11
2020
Have you downloaded the #CovidTrackerApp yet? https://t.co/6Ofs7MdyB6 https://t.co/v4VNP4Zvr6Thank you President for the early signature. First Act of the new Govt. Will make more loans available businesses w… https://t.co/PDxiKnAUx2I am deeply honored to be elected as the new President of the #Eurogroup. I look forward to working with all of my… https://t.co/6NOx25qlwf
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarCongratulations to Finance Minister @Paschald on being elected as the new President of the #Eurogroup. 🇮🇪 https://t.co/PuiXXnRxOz
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarExciting project. This would be a welcome boost for Waterford City and the South East: Construction to start by C… https://t.co/Gmf93OLlLdDelighted @LeoVaradkar is conducting a National Remote Work Consultation. I want transformative change. Remote has… https://t.co/wx6r4IXX2B
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarBig win here for @Paschald - a turnaround from days when former Finance Minister Michael Noonan had to go to Eurogr… https://t.co/cTbCSZSMkL
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7/10
2020
Fantastic result for Europe and Ireland with @paschalD elected as #Eurogroup President. Well done Paschal. Now the… https://t.co/XHs0b78wThThe Office of Public Works (OPW) today announces the re-opening of the perimeter gates to the Phoenix Park, with th… https://t.co/fErE08uRLn
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarWith businesses getting #SafelyBackToWork, the #COVID19 Restart Grant can help with the costs of reopening and reem… https://t.co/mbtfUtkzku
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarMy Dept wants your views on the guidance needed for remote working. We’ve opened a public consultation today. More… https://t.co/RZZ7TZgkLXSetting up my new home working station. The Govt wants remote working to become part of the new normal. If done rig… https://t.co/lNK2jEuusc
7/9
2020
Very happy to announce that @BGriffinTD is taking up the role of Deputy Chief Whip for the Government. He's one of… https://t.co/dnJs0CwvkFSenator McDowell has his finger on the pulse once again. Fine article also by John Bruton. Sinn Féin does not respe… https://t.co/vuIoC39ZOUAlmost 250,000 people are employed in multinational companies here, with record growth in recent years. The time ah… https://t.co/NqzHbrLsABAs we continue to reopen services and communities and get back to some kind of normal, @officialgaa star… https://t.co/rcldynVyBr
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarDelighted to welcome @LeoVaradkar to discuss #FDI performance in the first half of 2020 and the outlook for the rem… https://t.co/CM4oabij7B
Retweeted by Leo Varadkar🔵The EPP backs @Paschald for the Eurogroup Presidency🇪🇺 https://t.co/suzNt88LJs
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarTomorrow we vote in a new President of the #Eurogroup. Ireland’s economy has had many successes but also faced many… https://t.co/c5t3XUIVKG
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarJoining the National Search & Rescue stakeholder forum this morning. A world class & dedicated team who provide a v… https://t.co/DKgORmhBch
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7/8
2020
No better man. Congratulations Leas-Cathaoirleach. Maith thú https://t.co/13WhZQI2PGPleased to introduce the first bill of the new Government in the Dáil tonight. It will enable Microfinance Ireland… https://t.co/ZOczzSjmmMThis will make the renewal process easier every year and means the number of people who have to attend at the regis… https://t.co/KQGBsMHyUC
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarToday, we are making it easier for tens of thousands of people to renew their immigration registration online with… https://t.co/tPmYfky83g
Retweeted by Leo VaradkarHats off to the Gardaí and the UK national crime agency. Gardaí do a lot of work behind the scenes that often goes… https://t.co/jvQUdGtlDMThis morning we’re launching the Covid Tracker App. It’s a powerful tool in our fight to suppress Covid19. I’ve j… https://t.co/GYwdLB4xrQ
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7/7
2020
Highest number of people have returned to work in one single week since Covid-19 pandemic began. This is welcome ne… https://t.co/8wO8aHOKRz
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7/6
2020
Amazing yellow moon over Carpenterstown tonight. https://t.co/BY7nS4CmYbMet the infamous photobomber last night. A hipster Healy-Rae? https://t.co/1u3dE4LcXh
7/5
2020
Wonderful to be back in @LasTapasDeLola to enjoy a meal out. Please support your local businesses to help people ge… https://t.co/n6FXQS4SX9
7/4
2020
Still settling into my new office in Govt Buildings. It’s been a privilege to lead Ireland through the worst of the… https://t.co/LcpEJXkYBmThis was right approach but skewed the numbers. Priority is to save lives not look good in league tables.https://t.co/b5NpPfJ8No Interesting but not a surprise. In Ireland we counted all deaths, in all settings, suspect… https://t.co/BFXe23uXd2
7/3
2020

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