Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD, UK Minister for Science and Investment Security, Nusrat Ghani MP and Northern Irish Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots MLA, have today announced a €74 million (£64 million) investment to create new collaborative research centres across Ireland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan today announced a pilot scheme for the provision of zebra crossings without the flashing orange Belisha beacon lights.

The Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers TD, launched the Baile Átha Cliath le Gaeilge website and initiative at an event in the Mansion House this evening, Saturday, 22 October 2022. Minister of State Chambers approved €325,000 for Conradh na Gaeilge to establish and develop the Baile Átha Cliath (BÁC) le Gaeilge project for the period 2021 to 2024.

Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, T.D., today (21st October) addressed the fourth National Public Participation Network Conference held in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise

Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs today (21st October 2022) welcomed the extension of the Naval Personnel Sea Going Tax Credit in the Finance Bill 2022, which was published today by Mr. Paschal Donohoe, T.D., Minister for Finance.

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris TD today welcomed the launch of a new partnership on research between his Department and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) to help drive ambition on skills and talent.

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Pippa Hackett today announced that the Organic Farming Scheme is open to new applicants from today, Thursday, October 20th. The scheme includes the higher rates announced earlier this year, and the application window is open until December 9th.

Ministers Helen McEntee TD and Naomi Long MLA met yesterday to discuss cross border cooperation on criminal justice matters. The Ministers reviewed the excellent ongoing cooperation across a wide range of criminal justice fields including forensic science, public protection and victim support.