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Modi congratulates Indian-origin Leo Varadkar for Ireland win: 5 things to know

Varadkar was born in Dublin to an Irish mother who worked as a nurse and an Indian immigrant father who was a qualified doctor. After gaining a medical degree from Trinity College Dublin, he went into general practice but stayed involved in politics, and in 2007 secured election for Fine Gael in Dublin West.

In 2015, before Ireland's referendum legalising same-sex marriage, Varadkar came out publicly as gay.(AP)
In 2015, before Ireland's referendum legalising same-sex marriage, Varadkar came out publicly as gay.(AP)
Published on Dec 18, 2022 07:41 AM IST

Leo Varadkar, mixed-race and openly gay, to be Ireland PM for second time

Varadkar, who is mixed race, openly gay and is still one of Ireland's youngest ever leaders even in his second stint in the role, steps up from deputy premier on Saturday.

Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's prime minister for second time. (Bloomberg)
Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's prime minister for second time. (Bloomberg)
Published on Dec 16, 2022 12:42 PM IST
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