Releases

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July 30th, 2014

Minister Lynch welcomes the launch of HIQA’s public consultation on new Standards for nursing homes and residential care settings for Older People

The Minister of State for Primary and Social Care, Kathleen Lynch TD, today, Wednesday 30 July, welcomed the launch of HIQA’s public consultation…

July 30th, 2014

New Commonage Implementation Committee to meet shortly

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, announced today that all members of the new Commonage Implementation…

July 30th, 2014

Minister Donohoe announces increase in penalty points for speeding, mobile phone activity and disregard for seat belts

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Wednesday) announced a number of increases in penalty point offences…

July 30th, 2014

Minister Flanagan in Belfast for political talks

Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, travels to Belfast today (Wednesday) for a series of political and community engagements…

July 29th, 2014

Commencement of open recruitment process for post of Garda Commissioner

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, today announced the commencement of the open recruitment process for the post of Garda Commissioner…

July 28th, 2014

Statement by the family of Peter Britton

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have been asked by the family of Peter Britton to provide the following statement to the media…

July 28th, 2014

Minister Fitzgerald publishes Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice & Equality

Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Justice and Equality, has today published, in full, the Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice and Equality….

July 28th, 2014

Department announces 2014 Nitrogen and Phosphorus Statements

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has commenced notifying certain farmers of their interim Nitrogen statement covering…

July 28th, 2014

€75M BDO DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND ANNOUNCES FIRST INVESTMENT

Up to 100 additional jobs to be created with support from Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland. The BDO Development Capital Fund today (Monday) announced its first investment since the launch…

July 28th, 2014

New Tourism Minister welcomes continued growth in visitor numbers

The Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has welcomed the continued growth in overseas visitor numbers for the first six months of 2014, which were released today (Monday) by the…

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