Releases

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. has announced today that “GLAS+” advance under the Green Low Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) will commence this week.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (14th December 2022) announced over €27 million in funding that will combat dereliction and breathe new life into rural towns and villages.

Ministers Donnelly, Humphreys and O’Gorman, have today received Government approval for policy and legislative proposals on international surrogacy and the recognition of certain past surrogacy arrangements.

The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has today published the first Annual Progress Report of Pathways to Work 2021-2025.

An Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the French Republic on Cinematographic Co-Production was signed in Paris this week.

As part of its work on supporting the development of the well-being initiative, the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform has published a working paper, Well-being and Public Policy – Utilising a well-being perspective to inform public policy

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D. today welcomed the progress made on key Fish Quotas for Ireland at the EU Fisheries Council of Ministers which began on Sunday morning

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D. has today announced additional funding of €30 million in support for the Governments of Ukraine and Moldova. The funding is aimed at helping to mitigate the impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine.

The Minister of State with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance, Sean Fleming TD, has welcomed the swift passage of the Credit Union Amendment Bill 2022, allowing it to now progress through the Dáil.

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, today, Tuesday 13th December, brought a progress update to Government on the review of the Freedom of Information Act, and is pleased to also share with stakeholders the current position in relation to that Review.

 

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