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November  26th,  2014

Social Housing Strategy 2020 Launched

Environment Minister Alan Kelly together with his Minister of State Paudie Coffey today launched the ‘Social Housing Strategy 2020: Support, Supply and Reform’...

November  26th,  2014

80,000 extra people at work since Action Plan for Jobs was launched – Bruton

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton today welcomed the latest official employment figures from the independent Central Statistics Office, showing that just under 80,000...

November  25th,  2014

Lynch & Varadkar announce ten key actions for Medical Card System

Primary and Social Care Minister Kathleen Lynch and Health Minister Leo Varadkar have welcomed steps by the HSE to enhance the operation of the medical card scheme and make it more sensitive to people’s needs, especially arrangements relating...

November  25th,  2014

Nóirin O’Sullivan appointed as Garda Commissioner

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has today announced that the Government has decided to appoint Ms. Nóirin O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner. The decision was taken at today’s Cabinet meeting...

November  25th,  2014

An Taoiseach & Minister Fitzgerald mark the ‘16 Days of Action’ to raise awareness about gender-based violence

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald have today marked the start of the ‘16 Days of Action’ to raise awareness about gender-based violence...

November  24th,  2014

New Information Service #allaboutjobs Launched

A new information section on the central Government news site,, has gone live today. #allaboutjobs is a section dedicated to the latest news and information on the Government’s work to help create jobs and tackle unemployment...