Leo Eric Varadkar (Inglis pronunciation: /ˈliːɔʊ vəˈrædkər/; Erse: Leo de Varad[1]; born 18 Januar 1979) is a Erse Fine Gael politeecian wis Taoiseach frae 2017 tae 2020, an Meenister for Defence an Leader o Fine Gael frae Juin 2017. He haes been a Teachta Dála (TD) syne 2007, currently for the Dublin West constituency. He previously servedit as Meenister for Social Protection frae 2016 tae 2017, Meenister for Halth frae 2014 tae 2016 an Meenister for Transport, Tourism an Sport frae 2011 tae 2014.[2]

Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar October 2019.jpg
Varadkar in 2019
Tánaiste
Assumed office
27 Juin 2020
TaoiseachMicheál Martin
Precedit biSimon Coveney
Meenister for Enterprise, Tred an Employment
Assumed office
27 Juin 2020
TaoiseachMicheál Martin
Precedit biHeather Humphreys
14t Taoiseach
In office
14 Juin 2017 – 27 Juin 2020
PresesMichael D. Higgins
TánaisteFrances Fitzgerald
Simon Coveney
Precedit biEnda Kenny
Succeedit biMicheál Martin
Meenister for Defence
In office
14 Juin 2017 – 27 Juin 2020
TaoiseachHimsel
Precedit biEnda Kenny
Succeedit biSimon Coveney
Meenister for Social Pertection
In office
6 Mey 2016 – 14 Juin 2017
TaoiseachEnda Kenny
Precedit biJoan Burton
Succeedit biRegina Doherty
Meenister for Heal
In office
11 Julie 2014 – 6 Mey 2016
TaoiseachEnda Kenny
Precedit biJames Reilly
Succeedit biSimon Harris
Meenister for Transport, Tourism an Sport
In office
9 Mairch 2011 – 11 Julie 2014
TaoiseachEnda Kenny
Precedit biPat Carey
Succeedit biPaschal Donohoe
Leader o Fine Gael
Assumed office
2 Juin 2017
DeputeSimon Coveney
Precedit biEnda Kenny
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
Juin 2007
ConstituencyDublin Wast
Personal details
BornLeo Eric Varadkar
(1979-01-18) 18 Januar 1979 (age 41)
Dublin, Ireland
Poleetical pairtyFine Gael
Domestic partnerMatthew Barrett
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin
WabsteidOfficial website
Constituency website

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  1. "Cén Ghaeilge atá ar Varadkar? Tá a leagan féin cumtha ag an Taoiseach…website=Tuairisc.ie". Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  2. "More 'disappointments than appointments' over cabinet selection – Varadkar". RTE. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2017. Mr Varadkar, who is on course to be elected taoiseach in the Dáil next Wednesday, ... He described his meetings with Fianna Fáil and Independents yesterday as "fruitful".

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