"There was no meal, we only had drinks and I paid"

The Taoiseach has taken to Twitter to deny claims, in a viral social media post, that he was given a free meal at last night's Kylie Minogue gig in Dublin.

An unsubstantiated claim on Facebook alleges that Leo Varadkar and seven others were given a complimentary meal and drinks at the venue.

Leo Varadkar has tweeted to say the story is not true.

He said the group did not even have a meal.

He added that he paid for the drinks and has kept the receipt.