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July  3rd,  2015

Weekly Round Up: June 27th - July 3rd

Every Friday, we bring you the top five Government news stories of the week. Catch up on what you might have missed here. Click on the headlines to read the full story...

July  3rd,  2015

Government launches South West Action Plan for Jobs

The Government today launched the South West Action Plan for Jobs, aimed at delivering 10-15% employment growth over the coming years...

July  3rd,  2015

Tánaiste hosts Pre-Budget Forum to discuss priorities for Budget 2016

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton today hosted the Department of Social Protection’s annual Pre-Budget Forum in Dublin Castle. Some 37 voluntary and community groups participated in the Forum, which was moderated Ms Olivia O’Leary...

July  2nd,  2015

Exchequer Returns for Q2 2015 Published

The Exchequer Statement for the first half of 2015 shows that the deficit at end quarter 2 2015 stood at €292 million. Excluding all of the substantial one-off transactions...

July  2nd,  2015

Minister Coveney Announces Food Wise 2025

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney today announced plans for a new ten year strategy for the agri food sector: Food Wise 2025...

July  2nd,  2015

Taoiseach to meet John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will today meet with the Speaker of the US House of Representatives John Boehner for talks focusing on US-Ireland links, the Irish economic...