Varadkar marks Father’s Day with publication of Paternity Bill

14. 6. 2016

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar marked Father’s Day by confirming publication of the Paternity Bill to provide fathers with two weeks of paternity leave and two weeks of paternity […]

Varadkar attends special day of openings at Sacred Heart of Jesus NS in Huntstown

13. 6. 2016

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar took part in a very special day at Sacred Heart of Jesus National School in Huntstown on Monday.   The […]

Varadkar visits St Patrick’s Breakfast Club

10. 6. 2016

I dropped into the Breakfast Club in St Patrick’s National School, Corduff this morning. It was great to meet everyone involved. St Patrick’s Junior and Senior schools are just two […]

Varadkar sets out his plans for Department of Social Protection

9. 6. 2016

The job of the last Government was to fix the economy and avoid national bankruptcy. The economy is now recovering strongly but we also have a deeply fragmented society. The […]

Varadkar seeks more ambitious joblessness targets in tandem with Labour Market Council

8. 6. 2016

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has today agreed to seek more ambitious targets for reducing unemployment in conjunction with the Labour Market Council. The Minister met the Labour Market […]

Emergency Works funding for 3 schools in Dublin 15

7. 6. 2016

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has welcomed Emergency Works funding for three schools in Dublin 15. St Patricks National School, Diswellstown Road; Coolmine Community School, […]

Varadkar confirms €21,350 funding for Castleknock Castle

7. 6. 2016

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has confirmed that €21,350 has been allocated to protect the historic ruins of Castleknock Castle and preserve it for the […]

Old Corduff Health Centre should be used for community – Varadkar

2. 6. 2016

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has asked the HSE to ensure that the old Corduff Health Centre is made available for use by the local […]

Varadkar urges eligible parents to apply for Back to School allowance

1. 6. 2016

281,000 children in 153,000 families benefited in 2015 Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has reminded families that the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be made available […]