The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, the Chief Nursing Officer, Rachel Kenna and the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Breda Smyth have encouraged everyone to get their ‘flu vaccine this winter season

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, secures Government approval for Ireland’s two ERDF Programmes for the period 2021 – 2027

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D, today welcomed the publication of the General Scheme of the Sale of Alcohol Bill which will reform and streamline licensing laws to support and stimulate the night-time economy.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today has received the final report of the Food Vision Dairy Group. The Minister thanked the Group and its chair for the hard work and diligence in compiling the detailed report.

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has today received Cabinet approval for her draft Bill to reform Ireland’s antiquated licensing system.

A number of highly innovative initiatives to improve Local Authority services were showcased today at a seminar hosted by the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC), which was held both in-person and virtually in Kilkenny Castle.

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD has today announced that the State, through the HSE, has reached a deal with Bavarian Nordic for the supply of 15,000 monkeypox vaccines. The procurement provides a significant boost to the immunisation programme currently underway amid a global shortage of vaccine supply.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced the Apprentice of the Year.

he Minister for Justice is today announcing an amendment to the Short Stay Visa Waiver Scheme in respect of citizens of the Russian Federation and Belarus.