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Jun 27, 2020 21:44
Michael Martin will be Ireland’s prime minister (Taoiseach) for two and a half years, and will be replaced by Varadkar for the remaining period of the parliament from December 2022, reports from Dublin said. read more
Jun 27, 2020 07:43
Martin will lead the country until December 2022 when Varadkar is due to replace him in an accord agreed by Martin’s Fianna Fail party and Varadkar’s Fine Gael. read more
Jun 11, 2020 23:04
Daniel Kinahan, an Irishman currently based in the UAE, was name-checked on three occasions by Fury when the WBC champion announced Wednesday he had reached an agreement with three-belt titleholder Joshua for a fight in 2021. read more
Apr 06, 2020 20:58
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Apr 06, 2020 19:46
Reports from Dublin said Ireland’s caretaker prime minister Leo Varadkar, who practised medicine for seven years before joining politics, rejoined the country’s medical register in March to work a session a week. read more
Feb 21, 2020 17:26
The majority mark in the 160-seat parliament (effectively 159, since the speaker does not vote) is 80. Varadkar’s Fine Gael party won 35 seats, Fianna Fail 38 and Sinn Fein 35. Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fail are against forming a coalition with Sinn Fein. read more
Feb 21, 2020 05:14
Varadkar “has this evening conveyed to the president his resignation from office,” the government said in a statement. read more
Feb 20, 2020 20:23
The Dail -- the parliament’s lower house -- is likely to adjourn at around 2000 GMT and Varadkar will offer his resignation, staying on as interim leader until a new government is formed. read more
Feb 11, 2020 05:27
The left-wing Sinn Fein, which shares power in Northern Ireland, has upset calculations with its remarkable performance in Ireland, even though it fielded only 42 candidates. read more
Feb 10, 2020 17:03
Varadkar’s party was pushed down to third place with Sinn Fein in the lead, followed by conservative Fianna Fail in second place. Varadkar, whose father was born in Mumbai, has indicated a coalition with Fianna Fail could be possible. read more
Feb 09, 2020 20:13
Final results of Ireland poll will be known later in the week, when talks between contending parties are expected to last days or weeks, before a coalition government is formed. read more
Feb 07, 2020 17:41
The Indian-origin prime minister of Ireland who played a key role in Brexit talks and oversaw a radical change in the Catholic country’s abortion law in 2018, is facing a stiff challenge in Saturday’s election, with his party finishing third in opinion... read more
Dec 14, 2018 20:10
Ireland on Thursday passed a Bill to legalise abortion following a referendum in the country in May on the controversial issue sparked by the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died in 2012 when she was refused abortion due to prevailing laws. read more
May 28, 2018 07:21
Together For Yes, an umbrella group representing pro-repeal organisations, called on the government to start immediately working on legislation. read more
May 27, 2018 16:27
Savita Halappanavar’s death was a catalyst for the movement to repeal the eighth amendment, paving the way for new legislation to allow for the termination of pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic country. read more