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September 19th, 2014

Dublin chosen as a host city for Euro 2020 – Ring

Tourism Minister Michael Ring today congratulated the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and Dublin City Council on its successful bid for Dublin to be one of the thirteen host cities of UEFA Euro 2020…

September 19th, 2014

Taoiseach on outcome of Scotland Referendum

The people of Scotland have spoken: We respect their democratic decision that Scotland should remain as part of the United Kingdom…

September 18th, 2014

Minister Noonan on Q2 2014 GDP figures

18th September 2014
The CSO figures for Q2 2014 released today show that the Irish Economy grew by 7.7% in GDP terms and by 9% in GNP terms year on year. This is the strongest

September 16th, 2014

Fitzgerald announces major immigration civilianisation initiative

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald today announced a major programme to civilianise immigration functions currently undertaken by members of An Garda Síochána. The Minister made the announcement…

September 15th, 2014

100 new Garda recruits enter Templemore in first intake since 2009

In the first intake to the Garda College in Templemore since 2009, 100 new recruits entered training today. Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that this marked a positive step forward for policing in…

September 13th, 2014

Minister for Finance secures Political support for Early Repayment of IMF loans

Following a meeting of EU Finance Ministers today, Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced that political agreement had been reached on the issue of Ireland’s early repayment of portions of IMF loans…

September 12th, 2014

Taoiseach Expresses Sympathy on Death of Dr Ian Paisley

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed his sympathies to the Paisley family on the passing of Dr Ian Paisley..

September 11th, 2014

Taoiseach announces 150 new jobs for Cork

11th September 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced the creation of 150 new jobs at the Mater Private, Cork as it sets about growing its workforce…

September 10th, 2014

Taoiseach Enda Kenny Opens New Guinness Brewery

10th September 2014
Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened ‘Brewhouse No.4’, the €169 million state of the art brewery at St. James’s Gate…

September 10th, 2014

Statement by the Taoiseach on Designation of Phil Hogan as Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

In nominating Phil Hogan to the European Commission, the Taoiseach asked President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker to give him a role that was in line with both his personal strengths and with…

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