Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has today welcomed President Michael D. Higgins and President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on a visit (hosted by the Marine Institute) to the newly commissioned national research vessel, RV Tom Crean, berthed in Dublin’s docklands. President de Sousa is currently on a state visit to Ireland.

The Minister for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD today officially opened the new Cork Southern Region office of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) published the Finance Bill 2022 following approval by Government earlier this week.

The Bovine TB Stakeholders Forum held its 15th meeting on Tuesday 18th October 2022 at Backweston Campus with the progress being made in reducing incidence rates being outlined.

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD has welcomed the decision to include a new higher limit for Cargo Bikes in the revised Bike to Work Scheme announced today as part of the Finance Bill.

Minister of State Pippa Hackett encourages forestry stakeholders and the public to take part in two significant forestry consultations which opened today. The first consultation is on the National Forestry Strategy (2023-2030).

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. has formally opened the €1.5 billion Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES).

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today encouraged businesses, employers, individuals, community groups, education and learning providers, and all stakeholders, to have their say on the future of skills and talent in Ireland, ahead of today’s meeting of the National Skills Council.