The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Monday 8th August) announced that she is doubling the funding available this year for the upgrade of rural laneways and non-public roads to €22million.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is urging members of the public not to feed horses and donkeys without the owner’s permission.

The Taoiseach was in Tarbert, Co Kerry, today (5 August 2022), along with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), to release White-tailed Eagles into the wild. This is part of a long-term initiative to re-establish a population of this iconic, and once extinct, species in Ireland.

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, today joined Garda Commissioner Drew Harris at Kevin Street Garda Station to present the first of commemorative centenary items to Garda personnel working in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the opening of the second call for applications to the Brexit Adjustment: Local Authority Marine Infrastructure Scheme 2022-2023

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.