# leo-varadkar - Monday 24 April, 2017
A Department of Social Protection official has said “it is not possible to give an accurate date” for the process of backlogged maternity claims.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
It’s estimated that last year suspected fraud overpayments of Jobseeker’s Allowance cost €14 million.
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 15 April, 2017
A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for TheJournal.ie makes interesting reading for Fine Gael members.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 12 April, 2017
Revenue is not yet in a position to share information with the relevant department.
# leo-varadkar - Friday 7 April, 2017
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris said that the events of the last 24 hours were “very concerning”.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 3 April, 2017
The latest opinion poll shows that Fine Gael would take more seats with Leo Varadkar as leader.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 28 March, 2017
A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 23 March, 2017
The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 6 March, 2017
The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.
# leo-varadkar - Friday 3 March, 2017
The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 28 February, 2017
TV3 today expressed itself as being ‘very interested’ in broadcasting such a debate, which would be the first of its kind on Irish TV.
Leo Varadkar has said he would be “happy” to debate his rivals in a televised debate.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 26 February, 2017
Among Fine Gael supporters, 35% preferred Leo Varadkar, while 30% chose Simon Coveney.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 21 February, 2017
The number of unemployed is down to 147,400, people a drop of 21.4% over the last 12 months.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 20 February, 2017
That’s according to a new poll from Claire Byrne Live.
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 18 February, 2017
Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 16 February, 2017
Kenny has a choice of resignation or facing a vote which sources say he is unlikely to survive.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 15 February, 2017
Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney have reportedly told Fine Gael TDs to prepare for an early election.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 6 February, 2017
People will now have five years to decide if they want to pay voluntary contributions.
“I’m not sure what purpose it would serve,” Leo told Sean O’Rourke.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
# leo-varadkar - Monday 30 January, 2017
Mothers who want to leave the EU to travel home can now continue to get maternity leave – which wasn’t the case before now.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 29 January, 2017
The Green Party says Trump’s actions are “intolerable”, while Charlie Flanagan says the ban “concerns” him.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 5 January, 2017
Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 26 December, 2016
They’ll save up to €80 a month.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 22 December, 2016
# leo-varadkar - Friday 2 December, 2016
Christmas handbags in Leinster House.
Christmas handbags in Leinster House.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 1 December, 2016
Varadkar says he’s just ‘filling a gap’ in the schedule.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 28 November, 2016
This year’s bonus will be 85% of a welfare recipient’s weekly payment.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 20 November, 2016
And Ireland’s Leo Varadkar has picked a side in the scrap.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 13 November, 2016
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 23 October, 2016
The results also show less than half of the party’s supporters believe Enda Kenny should remain as party leader.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 20 October, 2016
Some 1.2 million people will receive the extra money.
Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
Consultation will soon begin for a new job activation programme to take its place.
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 16 October, 2016
Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said this morning that ‘it’s not in the gardaí’s interest’ to strike.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
In the Dáil last week, Leo Varadkar asked TheJournal.ie for a fact check. We accepted that request.