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Varadkar Recommends Buying Cryptocurrency to Raise Deposit for House

In the Dáil recently, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, suggested that people should turn to cryptocurrency markets in order to raise the money for the deposit required for a mortgage. Under current Central Bank rules, prospective homeowners must raise 20% of…

Government Receiving Horrific Abuse on Social Media

This last week has been described as being tough for the government with many of our crazed citizens taking to the internet to express their dissatisfaction with its performance. A litany of disparaging messages were sent to the Facebook pages…

8th Amendment Referendum To Be Held In Early Summer

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has tonight announced that the Cabinet has agreed to hold a referendum on the 8th amendment which would likely occur at the end of May. The referendum will ask the Irish people whether or not Article 40.3.3…

UCD Earns Over €70,000 from Department of the Taoiseach

UCD earned at least €71,958.85 from the Department of the Taoiseach between 2012 and 2016. The earnings came from training courses provided to staff of the Department for “training and development needs”. The figures were revealed in a written answer…

Varadkar, Trudeau and Macron Host Charity Car Wash For Magaluf Trip

Yesterday, Leo Varadkar announced his plan to take part in a charity car wash this Wednesday alongside French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron and the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The aim of the car wash is raise funds for the…

Varadkar Seeking To Hire Some Friends

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar is currently on the hunt for ‘friends’ to hire. The news comes as he was forced to create a Strategic Communications Unit, to make him seem slightly likeable, costing the Irish people €200,000 a year…

Plans for €14 Million Investment in UCD Sports Facilities and New Running Track Scrapped

The college has abandoned plans for a €14 million development of sporting facilities on campus. The plans included a new 400 meter running track, a refurbishment of the existing Sports Centre, and a new multi-purpose facility extension onto the current…