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March  5th,  2015

Minister Noonan welcomes AIB return to full year profit in 2014

Speaking on his plans to recoup the states significant investment in AIB, following the 2014 full year results, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said...

March  3rd,  2015

Ireland’s first Diaspora Policy launched

Taoiseach Enda Kenny together with Tánaiste Joan Burton, Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan and Diaspora Affairs Minister Jimmy Deenihan today launch Global Irish: Ireland’s Diaspora Policy....

March  2nd,  2015

Minister Jan O’Sullivan Launches Public Consultation on Early Years Education

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan today launched a public consultation on early years education, as part of a major review of early years qualifications...

March  1st,  2015

Taoiseach expresses sympathy on the death of Fr. Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame

I was saddened to learn of the passing of the great Fr. Theodore (Ted) Hesburgh, former President of Notre Dame University in Indiana...

February  27th,  2015

Jobs, Investment and Trade to be focus of the Taoiseach's St Patrick's Day mission to the US

The Taoiseach will have a series of high-level political engagements, including meetings with President Obama, Vice-President Biden, Speaker Boehner and other...

February  26th,  2015

New Low Pay Commission to advise on minimum wage

A new Low Pay Commission is to examine the rate of the national minimum wage. The commission met for the first time today, and will report back to the Government by mid-July, with annual reports from then on....