Minister Charlie McConalogue T.D. today announced that the new national agri-environment scheme, proposed as part of Ireland’s draft CAP Strategic Plan (CSP), will be known as the Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (‘ACRES’).

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD will visit Strasbourg today as part of Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe.

Government agrees to nominate Ms. Eileen Roberts, Solicitor, for appointment as an Ordinary Judge of the High Court by the President of Ireland.

Minister Helen McEntee, has published the General Scheme for the Communications (Retention of Data) (Amendment) Bill 2022.

Minister announces that the Government has approved the extension of Enhanced Illness Benefit from the end of June until the end of September 2022.

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine wish to advise farmers of updates to the application system that will go live in the coming days.

Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, has published the independent review of the Public Participation Networks (PPNs), fulfilling a commitment made in the Programme for Government.

On 21 June, the Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, will travel to Luxembourg to represent Ireland at a meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC).

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today met with staff of the National Helpdesk for displaced Ukrainian people seeking access to third level education in Ireland.