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October 24th, 2014

Minister Fitzgerald meets with White House Advisor

Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D. Minister for Justice and Equality met with White House Advisor on Domestic Violence, Lynn Rosenthal yesterday (23 October) in the Houses of the Oireachtas…

October 24th, 2014

MINISTER KELLY WELCOMES ‘SENSIBLE COMPROMISE’ TO 2030 CLIMATE TALKS

Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government, Alan Kelly, has today (24 October, 2014) welcomed the successful and encouraging European Council decision which secured a sensible compromise on the EU’s overall…

October 24th, 2014

Minister Donohoe & RSA urge road users to stay safe as clocks go back the Bank Holiday weekend

With darker evenings ahead, as the clocks go back on Sunday morning, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road-users to think about how they behave on the roads as winter approaches…

October 24th, 2014

COVENEY WELCOMES AND HIGHLIGHTS EU LEADERS DECISIONS ON AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD today said that the EU had taken an important step forward in developing a coherent policy on food security and climate change at the European Council…

October 23rd, 2014

Minister Donohoe presents first marine life-saving awards for bravery since 2008

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Mr Paschal Donohoe, TD, hosted the National Marine Gallantry and Meritorious Service Awards 2014 this evening (Thursday) at Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin…

October 23rd, 2014

Minister Ó Ríordáin addresses High Level EU Presidency Conference on Gender Equality in Europe: Unfinished business? Thursday 23 October 2014

The Minister of State with special responsibility for New Communities, Culture and Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin T.D., today addressed a high-level conference on the Beijing Platform for Action organised…

October 23rd, 2014

Ministers O’Sullivan and Humphreys welcome free access for all schools to the Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, and the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, have welcomed the initiative by the Royal Irish Academy…

October 23rd, 2014

Finance Bill 2014 Published

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D, today (23rd October 2014) published Finance Bill 2014. The Bill gives effects to taxation measures announced in Budget 2015…

October 23rd, 2014

Statement by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on the HSE’s Performance Assessment Report for August

These figures relate to August and reflect increased activity and demand for health services. The report presents a very mixed picture with improvements in primary care and ambulance services but a…

October 23rd, 2014

Varadkar congratulates Mater for Ireland’s 100th Lung Transplant

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar Minister has congratulated the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital for passing the major milestone of Ireland’s 100th lung transplant…

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