The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, has launched the inaugural Menopause Awareness Week. The week is centred around World Menopause Day on Tuesday, 18 October 2022.

Minister Heydon today launched ‘Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2022’, which is taking place between October 17 and 23.

Minister of State with responsibility for Social Inclusion, Joe O’Brien TD, has today welcomed the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

On 17 October, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D. will attend a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today confirmed all student grant maintenance holders will receive an additional maintenance payment in December.

The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced that the Autumn Double Payment will be paid to over 1.4 million people this week.

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has today announced the allocation of grants totalling €2 million to successful applicants to the Community Safety Innovation Fund.

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D. today launched the Pathfinder Programme of 35 exemplar transport projects to be delivered by local authorities and agencies around the country within the next three years.

Minister Foley and Minister Madigan today announced that a summer programme will be in place for 2023 for pupils with complex special educational needs and those at greatest risk of educational disadvantage

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, has reiterated Ireland’s commitment to eliminating global hunger on World Food Day, 16 October 2022.