Releases

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September 2nd, 2014

Statement from Minister Noonan on the End August Exchequer Returns

The Exchequer figures to the end of August and in particular the strong performance of income and consumption taxes are further evidence that the recovery is strengthening as the year progresses…

September 2nd, 2014

Coveney continues engagement with beef stakeholders

In advance of meeting Meat Industry Ireland this evening, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD…

September 2nd, 2014

Minister Coveney Meets Veterans of the Irish Defence Forces at the Curragh Camp, Co Kildare

Today, Minister for Defence Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D. welcomed past servicemen and women to the Curragh Camp to commemorate the Defence Forces commitment to our veterans. On arrival at the Curragh the Minister was…

September 2nd, 2014

Minister Coveney welcomes the opening of the market in Vietnam to exports of pigmeat from Ireland

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today welcomed the agreement reached with the veterinary authorities in Vietnam…

September 2nd, 2014

Ministers O’Sullivan and Fitzgerald launch major reform of student immigration and the international education sector

Minister Jan O’Sullivan and Minister Frances Fitzgerald have announced major reforms of the international education sector in response to issues raised by the closure of a number of private sector colleges this…

September 2nd, 2014

Hayes opens “Talking Timber” event

Tom Hayes, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, opened the Teagasc…

September 2nd, 2014

HAYES OPENS ‘TALKING TIMBER’ EVENT

Tom Hayes, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, opened the Teagasc ‘Talking Timber’ event held in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co…

September 1st, 2014

Minister Humphreys unveils plaque in honour of Monaghan Victoria Cross recipient David Nelson

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, will this evening (Monday) unveil a plaque in Stranoodan, Co. Monaghan to commemorate David Nelson, a recipient of the Victoria Cross in the First World War. Minister…

September 1st, 2014

New Luas Operating Contract Awarded

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe T.D. was on hand today to witness the signing by the National Transport Authority (NTA) and the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) and Transdev Dublin Light Rail…

September 1st, 2014

Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on Israeli settlement expansion

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan T.D., today condemned the announcement by Israeli authorities of the appropriation as state land of a large block of Palestinian land near Bethlehem…

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