Varadkar launches Haemochromatosis Awareness Day

29. 5. 2015

Iron overload – too much of a good thing! Minister Leo Varadkar launches National Haemochromatosis Awareness Day Friday 29th May. A campaign to reduce the numbers of people suffering unnecessarily […]

Varadkar addresses Global Implementation Conference in Dublin

27. 5. 2015

International Conference highlights important lessons on implementing policy and public services Almost five hundred policy makers and managers from public services and NGOs across twenty five countries around the world […]

Varadkar announces that popular parkrun Ireland 5k races to go nationwide

26. 5. 2015

Healthy Ireland providing €100,000 in funding to parkrun in new partnership deal Minister for Health Leo Varadkar today announced that the hugely popular parkrun initiative will go nationwide thanks to […]

Speech by Minister Varadkar at Official Opening of St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown

25. 5. 2015

Thank you Mr Justice Kelly.  Good afternoon Tánaiste, Archbishop, Lord Mayor, Mayor, directors and members of the organising committee.  It’s a real privilege to be here today at the official […]

Minister Varadkar opens St. Francis Hospice Blanchardstown

23. 5. 2015

Fundraising continues to provide expanded range of palliative care services for West Dublin community Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar officially opened St. Francis Hospice Blanchardstown, at a blessing ceremony presided […]

My message is clear – follow your thoughts or feelings, but don’t vote from a position of fear

18. 5. 2015

The following article is published in the Irish Independent of Monday May 18th and can also be read online here.   Three hundred years ago Catholics in this country could […]

Varadkar welcomes continued upward trend in numbers holding Health Insurance

14. 5. 2015

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has confirmed that the number of people with health insurance has increased by 80,000 since the start of this year. In April alone some 74,000 […]

‘YES’ FOR HEALTH: Professionals join Varadkar & O Riordain to call for Yes Vote

5. 5. 2015

Doctors, Midwives & Nurses, Pharmacists & others say: ‘Marriage Equality is a Health Issue’ Health professionals including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and clerical staff, and several health bodies joined Minister for […]