Releases

Mr Stephen Donnelly, TD, Minister for Health, today welcomed the publication of Dr Gabriel Scally’s Final Review of the implementation of his Scoping Inquiry recommendations. 

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. today opened the Emergency Humanitarian Support Scheme to small businesses, sports clubs, community and voluntary organisations unable to secure flood insurance and affected by recent flooding in Cork city and its environs and Co. Wexford.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today released the results of testing carried out as part of the official monitoring programme under the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) in 2021 with the overall rate of compliance remaining at an extremely high level of 99.89%. The NRCP involves testing for banned substances, approved veterinary medicines, approved animal feed additives and environmental contaminants.

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath, T.D., addressed the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (AmCham) yesterday, as they hosted their 2022 Thanksgiving Lunch in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, and Minister of State, Martin Heydon TD today announced that Ireland has secured access for the export of pigmeat to Malaysia.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has travelled to Paris for a working lunch with the President of France Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée today (Thursday, November 24).

Conference outlines Ireland’s position as a global and European digital hub

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.

 

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