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Leo Varadkar confirmed as Republic's youngest taoiseach

Leo Varadkar is set to become the Republic's youngest ever taoiseach. Picture by Brian Lawless, Press Association
Brian Hutton, Press Association
Leo Varadkar, the right-wing son of an immigrant Indian doctor, has been formally elected Ireland's youngest and first gay Taoiseach. The new ruling Fine Gael leader won 57 votes in the D&aacut[...]

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