Hildegarde Naughton TD, Minister with special responsibility for the Irish Coast Guard has today joined volunteers in Ardmore to mark the reopening of the Coast Guard station. The Ardmore Coast Guard Unit has a long history in the provision of search and rescue and can trace its origins back to the 1890s.

Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett announced today more than €5.3m is issuing to over 1000 farmers as the 2022 Advance Payments for the Organic Farming Scheme begin.

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English T.D., attended the European Space Agency’s (ESA) triennial Ministerial Council meeting, CM22 in Paris. The CM22 agreed future ESA policies and strategies and made decisions on Member States’ investment in future space programmes for the coming years.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D., will deliver a keynote address on Ireland’s work as an elected member of the UN Security Council, at a Royal Irish Academy seminar on 23 November.

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD have today (23 November) congratulated the 67,130 Junior Cycle examination candidates who will receive their results today.

Government Departments and agencies have implemented 77% of all measures in the 2021 Climate Action Plan (CAP) to date, according to the latest progress report published today.

Women will lead over half of Ireland’s diplomatic missions

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today announced the launch of the new Sheep Improvement Scheme and the opening of the online application facility.

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee, TD has today published the 2021 Annual Report of the Private Security Authority.