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Minister Varadkar announces €13.5M for research into cancer, antibiotics & other vital treatments

Cancer, asthma, kidney injuries and antibiotics are just some of the areas likely to benefit from €13.5 million in funding for new health research projects

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Illicit Drug Markets in Ireland study

The National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol (NACDA) published the Illicit Drug Markets in Ireland study.  The study, commissioned by the NACDA and conducted

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Mr Leo Varadkar TD

Minister for Health

Mr Leo Varadkar TD is the Minister for Health and was appointed to this position in July 2014.   Mr Varadkar was first elected to Dáil Eireann  in 2007 as the TD  for Dublin West, he is also the youngest member of the Irish Government.


Ms. Kathleen Lynch, TD

Minister of State for Primary and Social Care

Kathleen Lynch was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health on 10 March 2011.

She was first elected to the Dáil in 1994.

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