Releases

On the occasion of Science Week 2022, Martin Heydon T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for research and development has announced funding for two tillage focused research projects, a new research dashboard, and a series of science webinars.

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee T.D., has today welcomed the opening of a consultation to seek the views of key stakeholders on how the Civil Legal Aid Scheme can be reformed.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has confirmed that test results have identified evidence of Avian Influenza H5N1 in samples from a turkey flock in Co. Monaghan

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State, Joe O’Brien TD, have today launched a new €10 million Fund to support community and voluntary groups with the increased energy costs.

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D., today responded to the Judgment of the Supreme Court that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada, commonly known as CETA, cannot be approved by Dáil Éireann under Article 29.5.2 of the Constitution.

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., will announce a funding package of €5 million at COP27, as part of Ireland’s commitments to fight climate change. The funding will prioritise climate adaptation, particularly in Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced €23.47 million in funding for the five Technological Universities.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD and Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD have today announced funding approval of over €6.4 million for a new Domestic Violence Refuge in Wexford.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin met British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, MP this evening in Blackpool, on the margins of the British-Irish Council Summit.

First in-person meeting of Forum focused on rights of victims of crime

 

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