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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have today (Thursday 4th August 2022) announced €700,000 in funding for library supports.

• An Exchequer surplus of €5.0 billion was recorded to end-July. This compares to a deficit of €5.7 billion recorded to end-July 2021, an improvement of €10.7 billion. (The increase reflects strong growth in tax revenues and a decline in voted current expenditure due to the unwinding of Covid-19 supports.

Damien English TD, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail has today accepted a proposal for an Employment Regulation Order for the Security Industry

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, today announced funding of over €626,000 for the promotion of Irish arts globally through Culture Ireland’s Grants Programme.

The Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation Robert Troy has today published the Personal Injuries Resolution Board Bill 2022.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have today announced over €1.5 million in funding to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) and Protestant Aid.

Funding of €1.288m has been announced by the Government Chief Whip and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht and Sport, Jack Chambers, T.D., for the expansion of the highly successful Internship Scheme in European Union Institutions for 2022-2025.

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has welcomed Government approval of the drafting of new legislation that will better support victims of human trafficking as she marks this year’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

Minister of State with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance, Seán Fleming TD, today (29th of July), welcomed PIAB’s 2021 Annual Report.

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD have today approved amendments to Ireland’s 5th Nitrates Action Programme

 

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