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President Higgins to appoint Taoiseach and Government

Date: Fri 26th Jun, 2020 | 21:11

The appointment of the Taoiseach and the appointment of the Government will take place tomorrow, Saturday 27th June, at times to be confirmed.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Constitution, President Michael D. Higgins will sign a Warrant of Appointment and present An Taoiseach with his Seals of Office, in a ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Following the approval of their nominations by Dáil Éireann, the President will appoint members of the Government in a ceremony which will now be hosted by the President, at his request, at Dublin Castle, in order to comply with the physical distancing guidance associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.