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December  18th,  2014

70 major school building projects announced as part of €2.2bn five year plan

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan today announced the 70 school projects which are scheduled for construction in 2015...

December  18th,  2014

Taoiseach to attend meeting of the European Council

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy will travel to Brussels today for a meeting of the European Council.

December  17th,  2014

Government launches Irish National Dementia Strategy

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Social & Primary Care Kathleen Lynch today launched the Irish National Dementia Strategy....

December  16th,  2014

Government approval for Marriage Equality Referendum in May - Fitzgerald

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald today welcomed the Government’s approval of her proposals to hold a referendum on Marriage Equality in May....

December  16th,  2014

Government approves balanced and equitable outcome for people involved in school child abuse cases

The Government today approved proposals of Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan to offer out of court settlements to those bringing cases of school child sexual abuse against the State where the cases come within the terms of the ECHR Decision and meet certain other requirements...

December  16th,  2014

Statement by the Minister Flanagan on the attack in Sydney

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has extended sympathies to the Australian people following today's tragedy in Sydney....