Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

Enda Kenny with his wife Fionnuala

Enda Kenny with his wife Fionnuala

"On a personal note, I would like to add, were it not for Enda Kenny I have no doubt I would not be standing here in this seat today".

Varadkar rocked up to Coppers at 1am and stayed on for an hour before heading home.

Ireland's new prime minister shrugged off comparisons with Britain's conservatives and vowed to lead a government of "the new European centre" yesterday as he was confirmed in the job.

However he admitted he "went off the rails" at the college and was expelled after running away to a beach party he had organised in Dublin Bay that no-one turned up to.

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She also spoke to BBC News and said: "From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside". A van struck worshipers leaving a north London mosque early Monday morning, causing several casualties, local media reported.

Amongst the other movers Charlie Flanagan will now be the head of the Department of Justice, whilst Eoghan Murphy and Regina Doherty will officially become the Minister for Housing and the Minister for Social Protection and Labour, respectively.

Fine Gael TDs Helen McEntee and Noel Rock also attended. There were several delays to proceedings earlier in the evening with some speculation they were because Mary Mitchell O'Connor was unhappy at her demotion to a super junior post. Mary is still at the cabinet table and that's important.

In a press statement today, Prendergast said his election to taoiseach is a "major achievement for him both personally and professionally and we wish him well in the new role".

"The new Taoiseach enters into office when our country is experiencing some of its greatest challenges since the formation of the state". He's an intellect. Simon fought well and came across extremely well.

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Interestingly enough, while this will be the Indians' ninth interleague game of this season and the first for Los Angeles. With a strikeout of Puig in the fifth, Kluber became the 11th Indians pitcher to reach 1,000 strikeouts in his career.

He warned, however, that the Government was rowing back from progress made by the Fine Gael-Labour coalition of 2011 to 2016.

"Overall the contest was a positive thing for us".

Leo Varadkar promised a "republic of opportunity" Wednesday after he became Ireland's youngest prime minister and the first who is openly gay.

In Wednesday's vote, Varadkar was elected by 57 to 50, with 47 abstentions.

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He promised a full and thorough investigation, citing "historic police reforms" that are "in place to address such crises". On Sunday, "officers were confronted by a 30-year-old woman armed with a knife", says the department.

"I know there has been some hope that the results of the recent Westminster election will smooth the way towards a softer Brexit however the direction of British politics and policy remains uncertain". I accept it with humility, and am also aware of the challenges ahead.

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