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

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...

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...

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

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...

Medical card eligibility is to be extended to all children under the age of 18 years with a diagnosis of cancer without a means-test....

A Working Group established last October to examine the key elements that make up the protection system, including direct provision, has presented its report to Government....

The Department of Health has announced the locations for the re-development of the Rotunda and the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospitals...

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has resumed publication of the official Recorded Crime Statistics, having suspended it to allow an assessment of the issues highlighted...

 

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