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September 16th, 2014

New Ambassadors present Credentials

Their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of the Republic of Lithuania, Malaysia, and the Republic of Estonia presented their Letters of Credence to the President at Áras an Uachtaráin today…

September 16th, 2014

COVENEY WELCOMES INDUSTRY VISION FOR PREPARED CONSUMER FOODS

Speaking yesterday evening at the launch of a 10 Year vision document for the prepared consumer foods sector , Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, stated that this key manufacturing…

September 15th, 2014

Ireland supports the Demarche to the Icelandic Government on Whaling

Today, (15 September 2014), the EU’s Ambassador to Iceland, Matthias Brinkmann, delivered a demarche to the Government of Iceland expressing strong opposition to Iceland’s continuing and increased commercial harvest of…

September 15th, 2014

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops preparing to head to Golan Heights.

Today, the Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney, T.D., reviewed the members of the 46th Infantry Group who are planning to leave later this month for service with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force…

September 15th, 2014

100 new Garda recruits enter Templemore in first intake since 2009 – Minister for Justice promises seamless ongoing recruitment

In the first intake to the Garda College in Templemore, 100 new recruits entered training today, Monday 15th September. Speaking at the induction, Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Justice & Equality…

September 15th, 2014

Tánaiste officially opens new Intreo Centre in Wexford

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, T.D. today (Monday, 15 September 2014) officially opened the Department’s new Intreo Centre in Anne Street, Wexford…

September 15th, 2014

COVENEY ANNOUNCES NATIONAL DAIRY CONFERENCE

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD today announced the details of a major conference on the future of the dairy sector in Moran’s Red Cow Hotel on 19th November next…

September 15th, 2014

Minister Flanagan calls for renewed effort in reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan, TD, will today [MONDAY] urge all parties striving for peace in Northern Ireland to redouble their efforts to overcome the political impasse…

September 15th, 2014

Taking Care of Business: one-stop-shop free event where 27 State bodies come together to meet small businesses in Dublin

Taking Care of Business: one-stop-shop free event where 27 State bodies come together to meet small businesses in Dublin…

September 14th, 2014

Minister Fitzgerald announces the closure of the Mountjoy Prison Separation Unit

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., has announced that the Separation Unit in Mountjoy Prison has been closed…

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