Social Protection

Since March 2017, for the first time, the Treatment Benefit Scheme was extended to the self-employed. Budget 2017 also provided that, from October 28th, certain dental and optical...

Government has agreed its plan to make childcare more affordable from September using the additional €19m of childcare funding agreed in Budget 2017....

Government has agreed its plan to make childcare more affordable from September using the additional €19m of childcare funding agreed in Budget 2017...

Budget 2017 aims to make sure that everyone benefits from the recovery - employed, self-employed, retired people, people with disabilities, carers, those who cannot work, urban, rural, young and old...

A national awareness campaign urging prospective parents to register for Paternity Benefit and explaining how to apply has been launched by Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar...

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has confirmed that a scheme designed to offer low-cost loans to low-income families is now being made available to credit unions right across Ireland...

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has confirmed that a scheme designed to offer low-cost loans to low-income families is now being made available to credit unions right across Ireland...

The night before he died, Sean MacDiarmada predicted that the cause of Irish freedom would triumph, because it had been rebaptised through the sacrifice of its leaders...

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D. today (Friday, 29th January, 2016) officially open the Department’s Intreo Centre in Blackhall Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath...

Pathways to Work 2016-2020 will fuel the drive to full employment and the increase in the numbers at work to 2.2 million by 2020...

 

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