Following the announcement of the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, a US technology focused lender, the Irish Financial Stability Group (FSG) met on Monday, 13 March, to assess the situation and any impacts on the Irish financial system

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue represented the Irish Government at a Ceremonial Handover Event for two Inshore Patrol Vessels today at the Navy Base in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D., announced the opening of the 2023 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Seed Potato and Chipping Potato Sector. In addition to providing support for the seed potato sector, the scheme has been expanded in 2023 to include growers of Irish chipping potatoes.

The Minister for Public Expenditure, NDP Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, will today (Tuesday) travel to Germany for a series of engagements in Frankfurt, Cologne and Berlin to mark St Patrick’s Day throughout the week.

The Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath TD, welcomes agreement on Council Conclusions on reform of the EU economic governance framework following discussions at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels today (Tuesday, 14 March).

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD today published, ‘Towards Population Based Funding for Health: Model Proposal’ as part of the 2022 Spending Review process

New hospital waiting list figures published today by the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) show that 515,280 people on the Active Waiting Lists (IPDC, GI Scope and Outpatients) are waiting longer than the Sláintecare maximum wait times.

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail Neale Richmond T.D. is joining his fellow Ministers with responsibility for employment and social affairs at today’s meeting of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) Council in Brussels.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today welcomed news that Active*Consent classes are being successfully rolled out in Further Education and Training (FET) colleges across the country.

The Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, will today travel to New York and Boston to mark St Patrick’s Day