WATCH: Our Taoiseach Is Unrecognisable In This RTÉ News Clip From Back In The Day

Check out that long-distance stare...

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Leo Varadkar is Ireland's youngest ever Taoiseach but it's still hard to imagine that he was, ya know, actually young at one point. 

In case you're one of those in doubt, this clip should put you right. It features 20-year-old medical student Leo being interviewed on RTÉ News by Annette O'Donnell about a number of issues including Ireland's relationship in Europe and his own future in politics. 

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Look at him there, all fresh-faced and wet behind the ears. He could possibly even be described as 'brooding'...

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To listen to young Leo's worldly views in full, click here

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James Fenton

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