Mr Varadkar has insisted his legal advice has always been that he did not break the law in sharing the document.  File photograph: Julien Behal

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has been interviewed by detectives from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation about the leaking of a confidential docume(...)

Leo Varadkar, who was then taoiseach, sent a copy of  GP pay deal agreed with the Irish Medical Organisation to his friend Maitiú Ó Tuathail, who was then head of a rival GPs’ group, in April 2019. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar asked for a hard copy of the GP pay deal between the Government and IMO to be waiting for him when he arrived at Baldonnel from (...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: he has insisted he has not broken the law.  Photograph:  Julien Behal Photography

The Taoiseach and the Green Party have both said they have confidence in Leo Varadkar in the wake of Sinn Féin’s call for him to resign amid renewed c(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: “His legal advice is that he has committed no offence and looks forward to the matter being concluded.” Photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí investigating the leak by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar of a confidential draft of a new GP contract are expected to submit a file to the Director of P(...)

 Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has offered to  meet gardaí to ‘answer any questions they may have, and provide a full statement on the matter’. Photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has offered to meet gardaí to assist them with their preliminary inquiries into the leaking of a confidential document. In a st(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar accepted that the GP contract leak was wrong and apologised for it, but insisted that it was not confidential or significant information. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The release of internal Department of Health emails has put the focus again on one of the most controversial episodes in the lifetime of the present (...)

File image of Leo Varadkar at Dublin Castle. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar posted the new GP contract to head of rival doctor’s group Maitiú Ó Tuathail in 2019 when then minister for health Simon Harris (...)

 Paramedic with the  National Ambulance Service Stephen O’Neill administering the Moderna vaccine to Eleanor Rossiter-Wallace of GPN Faythe Medical Centre, at the vaccination centre in Phoenix Park in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Almost all GPs in the State have now received their first Covid-19 vaccine dose after some 1,800 primary care staff were vaccinated on Saturday. GPs (...)

 Dr Maitiú Ó Tuathail: In his reply to the GPs representative, Leo Varadkar wrote: “Hopeful talks with IMO will result in a deal on increased resources but they have to be realistic.” Photograph:  Eamonn Farrell/

Doctors who campaigned against Fine Gael in general election campaigns would be “shooting themselves in the foot”, Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar told (...)

The nasal flu vaccine  is being offered for free by the HSE this year for the first time,  although it has been safely in use in Canada and the UK  for a number of years. Photograph: Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of nasal flu vaccines which are available free of charge for children in GP clinics will go out of date in mid-January because o(...)

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