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Minister Humphreys and O’Brien TD, have today announced a new €10 million fund to support thousands of local community & voluntary groups with their energy bills.

Minister Donohoe this week, commenced the Consumer Credit (Amendment) Act 2022 and made Regulations under the Act, setting the maximum interest rate at which a high cost credit loan can be provided.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, TD, has today (17th November 2022), announced almost €1.5 million in funding for 34 Social Enterprise projects nationwide.

The Government on Tuesday agreed to designate Coimisiún na Meán as a competent authority under the EU Terrorist Content Online Regulation.

Minister O’Brien, has today, (Wednesday, 16th November 2022) announced over €44 million for the Social Inclusion and Community Activity Programme (SICAP) in 2023. This funding has been allocated as part of Budget 2023.

Building on the progress to date to improve terms and conditions for workers, the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar T.D. has announced the introduction of a national living wage for employees

Minister Catherine Martin, today announced that the individual returns from the 1926 Census will be published on line.

Ministers Martin and Chambers today reiterated the Irish Government’s support for the Ireland and UK joint bid to host the Euro 2028 Championships.

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne T.D., welcomed the U.K. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Europe, Leo Docherty MP, to Iveagh House on Wednesday, 16 November.

 

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