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Watch stay as Ireland’s new chief Simon Harris is introduced at parliament to be formally named the brand new Taoiseach after Leo Varadkar stepped down on 20 March.

The Dail parliament in Dublin convened on Tuesday 9 April forward of the anticipated election of Mr Harris because the nation’s youngest chief.

A 37-year-old father-of-two, he will likely be appointed Ireland’s fifteenth Taoiseach.

Proceedings in Ireland’s decrease home of parliament commenced shortly after 10:30am with an tackle by Mr Varadkar.

He stated his time in authorities had been the “most fulfilling and rewarding time” of his life.

“But today is the beginning of a new era for my party, a new chapter in my life and a new phase for this coalition government,” he added.

A proposer and seconder will nominate Mr Harris as the following taoiseach in the course of the Dail sitting.

Speeches are anticipated to be made by the federal government events in addition to the principle opposition social gathering Sinn Fein and different politicians, who’re anticipated to name for a normal election.

As the Government holds a majority within the Dail, Mr Harris is ready to win the vote on Tuesday.