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April 22nd, 2014

OECD confirms Action Plan for Jobs working – Bruton

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton today welcomed the publication by the OECD of its Review of the Action Plan for Jobs…

April 21st, 2014

Grading bands in Leaving Certificate to be reduced to 8 – Quinn

Education Minister Ruairi Quinn today revealed a new model for the grading of Leaving Certificate Examinations with eight bands is likely to replace the existing model which has 14 bands…

April 20th, 2014

Commemoration to mark 98th Anniversary of the 1916 Rising – in pictures

20th April 2014
The Easter Rising of 1916 was today commemorated by a military ceremony at the GPO, Dublin….

April 16th, 2014

Government launches ‘Better Outcomes Brighter Futures’

16th April 2014
Children and Youth Affairs Minister Frances Fitzgerald was today joined by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore to launch ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures…

April 15th, 2014

Publication of Stability Programme update

The Department of Finance has today published the Ireland’s Stability Programme – April 2014 Update in draft form. The SPU sets out the official macro-economic and fiscal forecasts…

April 14th, 2014

Fitzgerald publishes Children First Bill 2014

Children & Youth Affairs Minister Frances Fitzgerald today announced that legislation agreed at cabinet to put the Children First:
National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children [2011] on a
statutory footing…