Releases

As schools and childcare facilities reopen, the Chief Medical Officer Professor Breda Smyth is urging parents to continue to be mindful of others when their children are sick and to keep them home from school and childcare facilities if they are displaying new symptoms of illness.

The Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today announced the awarding of BLAST residencies to 629 schools in 2022-2023, the second year of the BLAST (Bringing Live Arts to Students and Teachers) programme.

The Minister for Justice Simon Harris TD has today announced an additional capital allocation of €21.5m to support significant investment in a replacement helicopter and fixed wing plane for An Garda Síochána.

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar held meetings today with The Housing Commission and also with representatives from groups advocating for children’s rights.

The Department of Education can confirm that as of 22 December, 13,753 Ukrainian pupils have been enrolled in schools across Ireland

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has announced that effective from today (January 2nd) students maintenance grants will increase.

The goal of the Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme is to improve the long-term health and wellbeing of 19 communities across Ireland.

Dara Calleary T.D., Minister of State for Trade Promotion and Digital Transformation has today announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the industrial, agricultural, and related sectors.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has announced that new income eligibility limits for social housing have taken effect.

The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, reminds taxpayers that the personal tax package announced in Budget 2023, takes effect from today Sunday, 1 January 2023.

 

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