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July 25th, 2014

MINISTER COVENEY WELCOMES CONFIRMATION BY EPA OF WASTE LICENCE FOR HAULBOWLINE ISLAND REMEDIATION PROJECT

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today welcomed the confirmation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their decision to grant a waste licence for the…

July 25th, 2014

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade speaks to Israeli Ambassador: Calls for immediate end to violence

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan, T.D., spoke earlier today with the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland, Mr. Boaz Modai, in order to condemn yesterday’s attack on a UN-run…

July 25th, 2014

Minister Flanagan meets Palestinian Ambassador

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, today met the Palestinian Ambassador, along with Ambassadors from Morocco, Saudi Arabia and representatives from the Egyptian…

July 25th, 2014

Minister Ó Ríordáin lauds the achievements of the Republic of Ireland Women’s Under 19 soccer team

Congratulating the Republic of Ireland Women’s Under 19 team on their excellent performance in reaching the semi-finals of the 2014 UEFA European Women’s U19 Championship tournament, Aodhán Ó…

July 24th, 2014

Minister White launches consultation on Spectrum Policy

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White T.D., today published the consultation paper on spectrum policy in Ireland.  The Minister said “This consultation marks the…

July 24th, 2014

COVENEY MEETS O’NEILL TO DISCUSS BEEF

Building on previous discussions, Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney invited his Northern Irish counterpart Michelle O’Neill to Dublin to discuss issues currently facing the beef…

July 24th, 2014

Government approves new measures to promote gender balance on State Boards

Minister of State with responsibility for Equality, New Communities and Culture Mr. Aodhán Ó Ríordáin T.D., has received…

July 24th, 2014

Jobs the top priority as Government commits to establishing National Health Innovation Hub in 2014

Job-creation is the Government’s No.1 priority, the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Jobs said today (Thursday) as they published the Action Plan for Jobs tenth progress report….

July 24th, 2014

Kelly Announces Marine Monitoring Public Consultation Process

Mr. Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (Thursday 24 July 2014) published a consultation document entitled ‘Marine Strategy Framework Directive Article 11…

July 24th, 2014

RESULTS OF NATIONAL RESIDUE PLAN SHOW CONTINUING TREND OF LOW NUMBERS OF POSITIVES

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today released the results of testing carried out under the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) in 2013 with the rate of positives remaining low at…

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