Leo Varadkar receives the seal of office after he becomes the Republic of Ireland’s newpPrime minister (Taoiseach) in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Leo Varadkar receives the seal of office after he becomes the Republic of Ireland’s newpPrime minister (Taoiseach) in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

Ireland’s Leo Varadkar becomes premier for second time

  • Varadkar replaced Micheal Martin as taoiseach (premier) in a rotation between his Fine Gael and Martin’s Fianna Fail parties, unprecedented in Irish history
  • Varadkar, who is mixed race and openly gay, is stepping up from the role of deputy premier. At 43, he is still one of Ireland’s youngest-ever leaders

Leo Varadkar receives the seal of office after he becomes the Republic of Ireland’s newpPrime minister (Taoiseach) in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Leo Varadkar receives the seal of office after he becomes the Republic of Ireland’s newpPrime minister (Taoiseach) in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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