Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, today attended the passing-out ceremony at Templemore to welcome and congratulate 53 newly-attested Garda members.

Speaking in Guernsey, the Taoiseach welcomed today’s meeting of the British-Irish Council, a key East/West institution of the Good Friday Agreement.

Minister Helen McEntee has today published the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) 2021 Annual Report. The 2021 report marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the CAB and the positive figures included in report highlight the success of Bureau in tackling organised crime to date

Ministers Simon Harris and Niall Collins have today announced the roll-out of €17.2 million in capital funding to respond to the growing demand for apprenticeships.

Minister of State with responsibility for Forestry at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett, today announced the publication of the Department’s annual forest statistics report for 2022. This report is prepared annually by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister for European Affairs Thomas Byrne have both welcomed the Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Mr Carlo Monticelli, to Dublin.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, has reminded pig farmers to submit their applications for the new €13 million Pig Exceptional Aid Scheme (PEP2) 2022. The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 11th July.

Summer Economic Statement published today...

The Government has today approved the drafting of a new Civil Defence Bill 2022...