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Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: has not ruled out trading fishing rights for concessions in other areas post-Brexit. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas

Boris Johnson has rejected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s assertion that Britain may need to seek an extension to its post-Brexit transition period beyond D(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan warned that less than half of State boards had reached the minimum 40 per cent target of women on boards. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 40 per cent of positions on State boards are now held by women, the Department of Justice has said. More than half of those appointed to 2(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at UN Post 2-45 where Irish troops are serving in Lebanon. Photograph: Jack Power

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar began his trip of the Irish peacekeeping troops in south Lebanon on Friday, visiting UN post 2-45, the main outpost for Irish D(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Government Buildings yesterday: Mr Kenny will remain as Taoiseach until his successor is elected by the Dáil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar were last night canvassing support and preparing to launch their campaigns to be the next leader of Fine Gael followin(...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar: said he intended to keep the social insurance fund in surplus. Photograph: Alan Betson

The social insurance fund will have a surplus of €377 million this year, the first time it has been in surplus since 2007, Minister for Social Protect(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter:  said all Ministers must stay on-message. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter made thinly veiled criticisms of Minister for Health Leo Varadkar at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentar(...)