Galway Bay fm newsroom – Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar will outline priorities in the areas of social inclusion at a lecture in the city later today. (12/1)
He will deliver the 2nd Biennial Distinguished Lecture at the Institute for Lifecourse and Society at NUIG.
The Institute’s Director, Professor Pat Dolan, has highlighted the need to see the easing of austerity as an opportunity to provide better family support to those worst affected by the economic crisis.
The lecture series provides a forum for public engagement with the work of the Institute.
The lecture gets underway at the ILAS building in NUIG at 4.30 this afternoon.