Varadkar urges local clubs to register now for Sports Capital Grants

Date: 21. 12. 2016

Dublin West TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has confirmed that €30 million is available to develop sports infrastructure around the country including west Dublin. He has urged […]

Varadkar introduces progressive measures for carers & lone parents from January

Date: 21. 12. 2016

• Carers to get extra 12 weeks of Allowance after person being cared for goes into long-term care • Lone parents will be able to earn more while retaining benefits […]

Varadkar welcomes Pleanála hearing for new supermarket

Date: 13. 12. 2016

Local TD and Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has welcomed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to hold an oral hearing into plans for a new supermarket in Castleknock following concerns […]

SF pensions motion is reckless and irresponsible – Varadkar

Date: 7. 12. 2016

The Sinn Féin proposals to make changes to the State Pension, as set out in the party’s Private Members’ Motion today in the Dáil, would cost €150 million next year […]

Varadkar launches ‘Compass’, a new employment information tool from

Date: 5. 12. 2016

Compass provides tailored information to young people seeking new learning or work opportunities Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has launched ‘Compass’ an innovative new tool to point young jobseekers […]