Taoiseach Micheál Martin welcomes recommendation by the European Commission that Ukraine be granted Candidate Status

Dublin and Midlands based consortia step closer to joining a new European Digital Innovation Hub network. Two hubs based in the South and North-West awarded ‘Seal of Excellence’

Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers TD, is visiting Irish language organisations, community and cultural groups and sports bodies as part of a two day visit to Belfast.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and minsters James Browne and Pippa Hackett today announced a new €55m ‘Green Transition’ fund to help businesses move away from fossil fuels and towards more sustainable, cheaper alternatives.

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. today (Thursday 16th June 2022) has welcomed the pilot printing workshop for young people - ‘Make Your Own Election Poster Using 100 year old Printing Techniques’ – organised by Mná 100 and the National Print Museum, as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023.

Catherine Martin T.D., Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media took the opportunity on Bloomsday to highlight the impact today of James Joyce’s Ulysses – one of the most important literary achievements in the history of the State.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD today (16th June 2022) announced the establishment of the Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group.

Following on from the package of measures announced in recent months to provide support to Irish farmers, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today launched a €56 million Fodder Support Scheme.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has today announced a short extension to the Horticulture Exceptional Payment Scheme (HEPS). The Scheme will now close at midnight on Friday 24th June, 2022. It had been due to close at midnight this Friday 17th June.