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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar appoints Simon Coveney tánaiste

From left, President Michael D Higgins, newly appointed tánaiste Simon Coveney and taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Áras in Dublin, following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald over her handling of a police whistleblower scandal PICTURE: Brian Lawless/PA
THE Republic's foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney has been appointed the country's new deputy premier following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald over her handling of a police whistleblower sc[...]

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