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19 heart-warming and funny reactions to Varadkar coming out

“He’s 36?!?!”

Rosie Hackett Bridge Opens Source: Sam Boal

THIS MORNING WHEN Health Minister Leo Varadkar announced on Radio One that he is a gay man, he indicated that he was concerned about the reaction online.

Chatting to Miriam O’Callaghan about the texts and tweets of support that were coming in, he said that he wasn’t so sure that the internet would be so kind.

Worry not Leo. Worry not.

For some, his sexuality was the least of their worries

Garda stations phone tapping Source: Brian Lawless

After all, let’s not forget it’s his birthday

Photocall for Flightfest 2013 Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

Mams are on board

Irish Government cabinet reshuffle Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

For some it’s all about politics

File Photo: Fine Gael Minister for Health Leo Vara Source: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Some are disappointed

Nicky McFadden funeral Source: Brian Lawless

Others are not

File Photo: Fine Gael Minister for Health Leo Vara Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Some are celebrating

And some simply want to say thanks, well done and good luck

File Photo: Fine Gael Minister for Health Leo Varadkar announced on RTE today that he is a gay man. Source: Leah Farrell/Photocall Ireland

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