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Fine Gael experiencing a "Leo-Leap"?: Constituency-level analysis of the Ireland Thinks/Dail Mail opinion poll (26 June 2017)

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th June 2017

Having experienced a series of poor figures across opinion polls in the earlier months of 2017, the Fine Gael party fortunes did improve somewhat in the polls carried out in March and April. 5,174 more words

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Máire Whelan Controversy Mars Varadkar's First Week

image from: By Jean Housen – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27723918

By Patrick Brogan

The ongoing political and media furore is a black mark against the… 230 more words


The Amazing, Evolving Taoiseach

Bit late to getting a Cork Irish Examiner membership so missed this moving piece from Alison O’Connor, another in the genre of ‘Area Man Becomes Taoiseach Before Onset of Middle Age… 544 more words

Varadkar's Cabinet Reshuffle

By Patrick Brogan

As expected, as Leo Varadkar took over the office of the Taoiseach and he shook up his cabinet. Some of this repositioning is worrying in both the long and short-term. 404 more words


Leo Varadkar officially becomes the new prime minister of Republic of Ireland

Leo Varadkar, aged 38 officially became Ireland’s youngest and first gay taoiseach (prime minister) on Wednesday after a parliamentary win by 57 votes to 50, with 45 abstentions. 278 more words


Leo Varadkar; The New Taoiseach

By Patrick Brogan

The coronation is complete, but Leo Varadkar faces a number of critical issues as he becomes the new Taoiseach. Chief among them is keeping support in a minority government. 388 more words