Ireland

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June 27, 2017

Leo Varadkar: 'Symbol of Ireland's multicultural future'

Ireland’s newly elected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is a gay person of colour, the son of an Indian immigrant father. His politics might sadly not be that different to what’s gone before...

Ireland's gay vote: newspaper howler about PM

Great news that the once illiberal Catholic country of Ireland has become a trailblazer for the rest of the world by voting to legalise gay marriage. It's the first time same sex matrimony has been voted on in a national referendum.

Polls show that young people - who have been at the hearet of the Yes campaign - enrolled to vote in their tens of thousands and turned out in huge numbers to support gay marriage.

Leo Varadkar: 'Symbol of Ireland's multicultural future'

Ireland’s newly elected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is a gay person of colour, the son of an Indian immigrant father. His politics might sadly not be that different to what’s gone before, but he is already being seen as an emblem  of a ne ...