Cumann na mBan – 100 years on

Cumann na mBan was formed in Dublin on April 2nd, 1914, as a women’s nationalist organisation which would work alongside the Irish Volunteers formed in 1913….

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Launch of the first release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection

Taoiseach Enda Kenny launched the first release on line of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection at the G.P.O., O’Connell Street…


New Passport Design Launched

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore today launched the newly-designed Irish passport, which features images of iconic Irish landmarks including the Croagh Patrick, Kylemore Abbey and Croke Park, in addition to drawings depicting…


JFK 50 Celebrations

JFK 50 Celebrations

The visit to Ireland of US President John F Kennedy 50 years ago this month was a pivotal moment in Irish history and was celebrated by a series of events in Dublin and Wexford. One of the main highlights of the JFK50…


Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare In Focus

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney today announced that the Animal Health and Welfare Bill has been passed…



New Government Finance Statistics

Two new statistical releases bring together for the first time ever the key data on government finances produced by the CSO…